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Samena Limestone Holdings (Samena) is a special-purpose finance vehicle managed by Samena Capital, a principal investment group with investments in multiple asset classes in the Indian subcontinent and in Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa. The group’s total assets under management are in excess of US$650 million and span three primary investment strategies: private equity, direct investments, and credit.

Samena is amongst a consortium of investors that owns a 30.6 per cent stake in RAK Ceramics, one of the world’s largest ceramic tile manufacturers. RAK Ceramics is listed on the Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange (ADX); has production facilities in the UAE, India, Bangladesh, and Iran; and sells to 160 countries worldwide. Its comprehensive product portfolio features more than 8,000 ceramic tile designs, grès porcellanato stoneware ceramic, and sanitary ware products.

RAK Ceramics was established in 1991 by His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, the Ruler of the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah and a UAE Supreme Council Member, and by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud Al Qasimi, the Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah.

Investment interest

As a limited partner, Crescent Enterprises provides strategic guidance to Samena through representation on its Advisory Board.

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