Slide We are an independent private credit firm providing bespoke capital solutions to companies in the developing markets.

About Ruya

Ruya (pronounced “ruo-yah” means “Vision” in Arabic) was founded with the mission of providing flexible capital solutions to private sector companies in developing economies where traditional financing markets leave a significant funding gap, particularly in the small to medium sized enterprise segment. This segment is vital for the regional economies and play a significant role towards achieving GDP growth, diversification and advancing the goals of regional socio-economic agendas. We provide bespoke funding solutions to this segment while delivering a superior risk adjusted return underpinned with regular current income to our investors.

About Ruya

What We Do

We provide innovative, alternative financing solutions for mid-market private sector companies within the region in situations where the funding needs are not well served by the traditional financing markets. We provide capital solutions to companies with strong business fundamentals, cash generating capabilities and proven management teams with a demonstrated track record of successful execution.

What we do


Mirza Beg
Founding Partner

Mirza is a Founding Partner of Ruya Partners with over 25 years of global investing and investment banking experience accumulated in the U.S., U.K., Asia and the MENA region.

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Rashid Siddiqi
Founding Partner

Rashid is a Founding Partner of Ruya Partners and brings over 23 years of direct investing and investment banking experience accumulated in the U.S. and the MENA region.

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Omar Al Yawer

Omar is a Partner at Ruya Partners and is responsible for investor relations and business development for the firm. He brings over 22 years of experience accumulated working for leading global and regional asset management firms covering the Middle East and underpinned by sales and trading experience in the U.S.

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Farah Bou Abboud

Farah is an associate at Ruya Partners with over 4 years of corporate finance and investments experience accumulated in the MENA region.

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Nasra Alhashemi
Office and Administrative Manager

Nasra is office & administrative manager with over 8 years of experience managing key roles in office management. Nasra is also the Company Secretary and will be working with the Board of Ruya Partners in that capacity. She was previously an Executive Assistant at Waha Capital, where she worked closely with our co-founders Mirza Beg and Rashid Siddiqi.

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