“Healthcare in fast growing markets like Southeast Asia and the MENAT region offer exciting opportunities for a healthcare dedicated Private Equity and Growth Capital Fund. We have built strong international investors and partners’ relations in the past and our investments to date prove our solid investment strategy.”
Hoda Abou-Jamra has forged a successful investment career in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, driven by her previous experience in U.S. and European pharma and life science business development, as well as fundraising for U.S. and European life science investment firms. She was the driving force behind the establishment of the firm in the MENA region from 2007 onwards and co-founded TVM Capital Healthcare in Dubai in 2009. She currently holds a board position at Manzil Healthcare Services, a dedicated provider of professional home care and home nursing services headquartered in Abu Dhabi. She is the Group CEO of Bourn Hall International, a chain of fertility clinics in the UAE, the international arm of renowned Bourn Hall Clinic in the UK, who invented the IVF procedure.
Hoda is a regular speaker and commentator in the regional private equity and healthcare arena and an advocate of and passionate about social impact investing and promoting diversity. Hoda’s earlier career focused on business development in the life science and healthcare industry in the U.S. and Europe. Before co-founding TVM Capital Healthcare, she was the CEO of Boston BioCapital, a Boston based company that provided strategic advice, due diligence services, business plan conception, business development and fundraising services for start-up and spin-offs from the U.S. and European biotech industry. In 2005, Hoda opened Boston BioCapital Dubai to support U.S. and European life science and healthcare investors to raise capital in the Middle East. This company went on to be the nucleus around which TVM Capital Healthcare emerged from 2007 onwards until its formation in 2009. She graduated from the Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, with a degree in Pharmacy.