Debt Investments

Integrated Alternative Finance (IAF), ADFG’s debt platform, focuses on providing liquidity and debt capital solutions in the Middle East. IAF provides on-going monitoring and management of debt investments on behalf of investors. Since inception in 2014, IAF has successfully structured and financed over USD 3 billion in financing across multiple investments delivering a blended overall return of 15%. ADFG aligns its interests alongside its investors by committing 20-25% of the capital in each co-investment.

Primary clients include real estate developers, financial sponsors and corporates in a transitory state covering a range of products including:

  • Direct lending: Proprietarily sourced senior debt financing for corporates unable to secure traditional bank financing
  • Mezzanine financing: Mezzanine / sub-ordinated debt for last mile financing projects, dividend recapitalizations and acquisition debt
  • Special situations: Investments in distressed or event-driven situations requiring capital (including structured equity, convertibles, etc.)


Our team is made up of debt professionals with experience across a wide range of geographies and industries providing us with a competitive advantage of identifying and structuring investments for our clients and investors.