Badr Jafar

Actively supporting operations across strategic sectors

Crescent Enterprises is a diversified global business headquartered in the United Arab Emirates, which operates under four core verticals- CE-Operates, CE-Invests, CE-Ventures, and
CE-Creates, that span sectors such as ports and logistics, power and engineering, venture capital, food & beverage, business aviation, and healthcare. Crescent Enterprises employs over 4,500 people in 20 countries across five continents.

With a long-term investment and operating philosophy that embraces corporate governance, inclusive growth, and responsible business practices, Crescent Enterprises is a leader in growing diversified regional and global businesses that are sustainable, scalable, and profitable.

CE-Operates, Crescent Enterprises’ operating businesses division, oversees the company’s subsidiaries and affiliates, which include Gulftainer, Momentum Logistics, Uruk Engineering & Contracting, and Gama Aviation.

CE-Invests, the strategic investments division, maintains a balanced portfolio of investments across alternative asset classes such as private equity, real estate, and other structured investments.

CE-Ventures is the corporate venture capital division that strategically invests in early to late stage technology-enabled start-ups and select venture funds regionally and globally.

CE-Creates, Crescent Enterprises’ business incubator, develops early-stage concepts into economically viable and scalable businesses that generate inclusive social impact. The incubator launched two businesses in 2017, one in food and beverage, and one in industrial uniforms.

Crescent Enterprises is a subsidiary of the Crescent Group, one of the most progressive family business groups that have been actively contributing to the economic landscape of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region for over 47 years. Crescent Group’s other subsidiary, Crescent Petroleum, is the first and the largest indigenous, privately owned upstream oil and gas company in the Middle East.

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