Karim Shafei: The consortium consists of Beltone Private Equities, Samih Sawiris, Amwal el-Khaleej–a private equity Saudi firm, Sherif Suleiman–a Saudi investor, and Ahmed Khaled Moustafa and Shahira Mahmoud, both Egyptian investors. Samih Sawiris is a real estate developer locally and internationally. Amwal el-Khaleej has been active in the region and Egypt for the past three years and invests in textiles, jewelry manufacturing and petrochemicals. Sherif Suleiman has invested in Egypt since the 1970s in various fields. The other Egyptians are small investors from different fields but they liked our project and wanted to pitch in.