The Rise of Private Credit

Merak Research29 May, 2023 Private credit is a vast and rapidly expanding market that is becoming increasingly prevalent across the globe, offering a diverse range of investment strategies with unique risk and return profiles that differ from those of other asset classes. By providing low correlation with public equities, private credit can also offer investors […]

Raed Health: Innovative DTC in Saudi Arabia

Ahmed Aljibreen 10 May, 2023 We are thrilled to announce our investment in Raed Health, a Direct-To-Consumer (DTC) company that focuses on health and wellness, offering multiple brands under its portfolio. We are proud to be a part of Raed Health’s journey and believe that their innovative approach to health and wellness is the right […]

Financing Businesses through Private Credit

Financing Businesses through Private Credit Mohanned Alfayez 02 April, 2023   We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new Shariah-Compliant fund, Merak Direct Lending Fund (“MDLF”), which complies with the recent regulations set by the Capital Market Authority for direct financing funds. This fund introduces a new asset class to the local market that […]

ConvertedIn: The AI-Driven Growth Engine

Over the last 100 years, marketing has constantly been evolving to solve the problem of finding customers cost-effectively; as the world continues to shift towards increased digital adoption, that challenge is magnified. Companies nowadays work with massive amounts of fragmented data and multiple channels that present an opportunity for disruption. We are glad to announce […]

Lawazem: Transforming B2B procurement

The company has served more than 100 organizations, growing 150% on a quarterly basis. Consumers nowadays have adapted e-commerce as part of their shopping routine, as evidenced by more than 70% of Saudis shopping online, according to a recent report by CITC. This is mainly due to the affordability, convenience, and speed of e-commerce platforms. […]

Arib: Enabling digital loans

The company has digitally brokered more than SAR 150 million in loans, providing borrowers unprecedented access, transparency, and convenience. For most of us, acquiring a loan to purchase a big-ticket item, a car, or a home, remains to be one of the most impactful decisions of our lives. Many find that process challenging as it […]

Master Works: turning data into assets

The B2B size of the Saudi ICT market is SAR 30 Billion with a CAGR of 7% for the next five years. Data management, strategy, and governance will be core to the sector’s future and the Kingdom’s technology foundation. Master Works was founded in 2010 by Hani Al-Lehaibi and Bandar Al-Amri in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, […]

The New Age of Technology Infrastructure

Technology infrastructure is transforming, and investing in the enablers of tomorrow is crucial in shaping the future of our digitized world. Traditionally, we have always known technology infrastructure to be the hardware components powering different sectors of the economy, such as towers, fiber optics, underwater cables, and the like. This is how we have always […]

Qoyod: Accounting and Beyond

We are happy to announce our investment in Qoyod, the Saudi-based SaaS accounting platform. The investment round of $2.1M is led by Merak Capital with participation from other investors.  Our thesis is built on market dynamics, growth factors, and solid execution by Qoyod’s team in building one of the best home-grown SaaS platforms in the […]