Ahmed Tarek's Diversification Drive: Education, Healthcare, and Pharmaceuticals

Ahmed Tarek's Diversification Drive: Education, Healthcare, and Pharmaceuticals

By Staff Writer, 04 May 2024

Ahmed Tarek, renowned entrepreneur and well-known figure from Shark Tank, has recently expanded his business empire with the acquisition of National Language Schools and Al Rowad Schools.

Speaking exclusively to Daily News Egypt, Tarek revealed the successful conclusion of the acquisition process, although specific financial terms remain undisclosed.

This move is part of Tarek's strategic vision, which involves further expansion into the education sector.

He has expressed intentions to acquire two more school chains in the near future.

Additionally, Tarek has unveiled an ambitious plan to invest $100 million into the healthcare industry within the next three years.

This investment will fund the acquisition of existing healthcare entities and the establishment of new ventures, aiming to establish a network of one thousand medical clinics across Egypt.

In the realm of pharmaceuticals, Tarek is contemplating acquiring up to a 20% stake in a company listed on the Egyptian Exchange.

He highlighted the immense potential he sees in both the healthcare and education sectors, particularly emphasizing opportunities in medical tourism.

Tarek typically follows a seven-year investment cycle, culminating in an exit strategy through either a sale or an initial public offering (IPO).

However, he emphasized that the approach to exiting investments will be flexible and tailored to the unique circumstances of each venture.

Source: Fatma Salah / Daily News Egypt

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