We are a specialized investment banking integrated advisory firm, headquartered out of Dubai. Our focussed sectors are education, healthcare, hospitality, real estate, industrial + logistics, hypermarkets, e-commerce, MNCs, and also underlying real estate in those sectors. Our delivery of customised solutions, both inbound and outbound, enables operating and investing companies to realize their vision as well as overcome challenges. We base our solutions on the five pillars of business, that is, real estate asset, operating business, finance (debt or equity), strategic alliances and consulting, and technological collaborations and partnerships.
Our key differentiator is our ICREA Multiplier!
At the forefront with our capabilities and competence, underpinned by a coherent, process-driven, and structured approach, ICREA delivers long term value to our clients. Further, the ability to deal with different countries and cultures, blended with a sectorial and functional experience of partners and advisors, and extensive market knowledge is the hallmark of ICREA.
Our extended and established network of experts provides us with smooth execution capabilities in different countries. Additionally, ICREA has the unique capability of tying up finance in a project country locally, through its direct network of local banks, DFIs, and impact funders. This amalgamation creates the ICREA Multiplier.
This Multiplier is in no way ordinary.
It is the reason why ICREA has been successfully closing and executing projects and transactions locally, regionally, and internationally in the geographical corridor of UAE, GCC, Indian Sub-Continent, East, West, and Central African countries region. Our tailor-made solutions in these sectors are aligned to actualise vision, growth, and diversification demands or to overcome challenges faced by our clients.
Our remarkable track record is a testament to the power of the ICREA Multiplier.
We have a unique unparalleled blend of expertise, experience and skills. We provide effective solutions that bring growth, clarity of vision and mitigate challenges of our clients in our focused sectors.
Our founders and partners have broad multi sector and cross functional experience. They are widely travelled and networked, mentored by the highly experienced advisory board. Together, we ensure that you will witness transformation of your business.
Our capabilities combine in depth sector knowledge and market intelligence, powered with insight, to achieve high quality results. We help you achieve outstanding results with our integrated and structured process driven approach.
We understand that every client has unique requirements. Hence, we work closely with you to understand your vision or challenges, and customise our solutions to meet your specific requirements.
We have successfully undertaken several projects, and created a robust impact for our clients. Currently, we also have several projects and mandates in the pipeline, across different regions.
Our Track Record
from our esteemed client in the education sector
A few testimonials from our esteemed clients
"We were presented with an excellent and lucrative investment opportunity in the education sector by ICREA under the dynamic leadership of Capt. Sunil Saraf. The opportunity was in alignment with our strategy, vision and investment objectives.
The school investment opportunity in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, was a multi-party Propco
transaction which required creative structuring, negotiating skills and patience which ICREA exhibited and they managed the whole process very well in a positive manner.
Through their sectoral experience of the education sector, real estate, expertise in financing, understanding risks and structuring abilities, ICREA was instrumental in ensuring that the transaction was executed smoothly as well as successfully by contributing creative inputs, overcoming the challenges and managing the whole process and life cycle of the deal with high standards of overall professionalism. Putting client interest first and ensuring client success are their watchwords, which they have visibly demonstrated in our dealings with them.
Our experience with ICREA was very enriching indeed. They are not only experts in their field and capable of providing customized services based on client needs but also very reliable with lot of integrity. It is this which has come to the fore in our proclivity to strongly recommend ICREA. We certainly look forward to working with them in the future. Wishing Capt. Saraf and his team at ICREA every success in their future endeavors."
Founding Partner & Chief Executive Officer, Gulf Islamic Investments
Our Esteemed Clients
Exclusive interview of Capt. Sunil Saraf where he discusses his journey and the continuing growth of ICREA
Exclusive interview of Capt. Sunil Saraf with the Times of Africa at the10th CII EXIM Bank Conclave
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