US Ripplewood Affiliate Takes Stake in Egyptian Developer Palm Hills

An affiliate of U.S investment group Ripplewood has acquired a 2.3 percent stake in Egyptian developer Palm Hills, the firm said in an emailed statement on Wednesday, adding that it hopes to increase its stake over time.

“We believe Palm Hills is well-positioned as one of Egypt’s leading real estate developers and hope that we can help enhance the company’s efforts in its development of new projects,” said Timothy C. Collins, Ripplewood’s founder and CEO.

“We are also confident in the future prospects of the company as we expect to increase our stake over time after this initial investment,” he said.

Source: Reuters