Businesses

Projects

Pre-Morningside Projects

The managing partner of Morningside was directly involved at a senior level in several development projects in various sectors prior to establishing Morningside. He was the founding CEO of a major real estate developer in Abu Dhabi. He subsequently led a unique private equity and project development practice at a leading regional financial institution based in Abu Dhabi. A representative sample of developments projects undertaken prior to the establishment Morningside is provided below on a no-name basis.

Industrial park project finance advisory. Project type: refinancing of an industrial free zone in the UAE involving private equity investors. Status: completed. 
Real estate investment & development. Project type: A 300-plus villa development in Abu Dhabi. Status: completed.
Real estate investment & development. Project type: 2 mixed use development in Abu Dhabi including hotels. Status: completed.
Real estate investment & development Project type: school facilities in Abu Dhabi. Status: completed.
Lifestyle business operations development. Project type: a prestigious international school operations development in Abu Dhabi. Status: completed.
Large scale destination development. Project type: a USD multi-billion proposed replacement of a capital of Mauritius. Status: consortium was finalist our of initial 120 contestants. Status: project derailed by the global crises of 2008. 
Industrial project development. Project type: development of a tier two contract manufacturing of high precision aluminium automotive components in UAE with German Tier One supplier offtake. Status: project sponsors did not proceed despite attractive project economics.
Industrial park project finance advisory. Project type: refinancing of an industrial free zone in the UAE involving private equity investors. Status: completed.
Hospitality project development. Project type: key part of a consortium of financiers, hotel operator, and developers that bid for the Old Post Office in Washington DC. Status: lost bid to another party which opened hotel in September 2016.