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Priori Secures Funding to Fuel Growth and Drive

The legal-tech startup Priori is entering a new phase after a year of growth in which the company said its revenue soared by more than 250%. The startup raised $15 million in its latest round, led by Eagle Proprietary Investments Limited, with new investors including Thomson Reuters Ventures, Thirty-Five Ventures, Peak6 Strategic Capital and Soma Ventures, and existing investors like Bridge Investments, Great Oaks Venture Capital and HearstLab. The round will fuel its growth, cofounders Basha Rubin and Mirra Levitt, told Insider.

ContractPodAi raises $115m in growth funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2 to shape the digital transformation of the legal industry

LONDON, U.K – September 30, 2021 – ContractPodAi, the award-winning provider of the AI-powered contract lifecycle management (CLM) led ‘One Legal Platform’, today announced a USD $115 million Series C investment headed by SoftBank Vision Fund 2. This latest round saw ContractPodAi’s valuation increase 5x from its previous Series B round in 2019. As part of the transaction, Ayush Jain of SoftBank Investment Advisers will join the ContractPodAi Board. Proceeds from the round will go towards further accelerating ContractPodAi’s platform

Co-living operator Isthara raises funds from JM Financial PE and Dubai’s Eagle Investments

Isthara Parks a co-living operator, has raised fresh round of capital from JM Financial Private Equity, an existing investor, along with Dubai-based Eagle Proprietary Investments Ltd and a few family offices. The investors will pick up a significant minority stake in the company. The company has raised a total of $11 million of external capital so far. The latest fundraise will help Isthara to capitalize on the growth momentum and further bolster its leadership position in the co-living and student housing sector

Eagle Investments successfully exits investment in luxury New York residential project.

Dubai-based Eagle Proprietary Investments Limited has announced its successful exit from its debt investment in The Cobble Hill House, an upscale residential condominium development in Brooklyn, New York valued at over $75 million. The Cobble Hill House is a new, 27-unit residential development built in the highly desirable neighbourhood featuring luxurious condominiums and amenities with views of Downtown Manhattan. In April 2017, Eagle led the structuring of a senior secured construction loan secured against the land and building rights of the project.

ContractPodAi secures USD55m in funding round with participation from earlier backer Eagle Investments

The company says the investment is Europe’s largest legaltech Series B fundraise and the largest Series B round for any CLM provider globally. ContractPodAi is an end-to-end solution for all three aspects of contract management: contract generation, contract repository, and third-party review. Its technology uses AI to streamline all areas of the contract management process, massively reducing the burden on corporate in-house legal teams and transforming them to tech-enabled value centres for the wider business. Founded in 2012, ContractPodAi now serves customers

Inmarsat Selects ContractPodAi’s Artificial Intelligence-Powered Solution to Automate Contract Management and Increase Efficiency

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ContractPodAi®, the award-winning provider of AI-powered contract lifecycle management software, announced that Inmarsat, the world leader in global mobile satellite communications, has selected and successfully integrated ContractPodAi’s platform to support its document and contract management. The innovative ContractPodAi solution will help Inmarsat to digitally transform its procurement, contract operations and legal department’s contract management processes and increase efficiencies in the organization. The competitive tender process was led by Inmarsat’s procurement team, working closely together with legal, which had identified the

Eagle & its US partners lead a JV to acquire two income generating class A institutional office buildings.

As part of its real estate investment strategy,]Eagle and its US based partners led a joint venture to acquire two income generating class A institutional quality office buildings totaling over 310,000 sq ft with a total value of approximately $70 million in the US.   At the time, more than 90% of the office buildings were occupied and leased to a diverse mix of high-quality tenants.   Eagle Investments adopts a sub sector agnostic approach and tends to focus on strong yield components in

Dubai-based Eagle Investments acquires Sri Lanka brokerage and asset management firm

Dubai:  Eagle Proprietary Investments, the Dubai-based financial investment arm of National Industries Group (NIG), announced on Tuesday that it has acquired Colombo Stock Exchange stock brokerage firm Heraymila Securities Limited and asset management firm Heraymila Capital (Pvt) Limited. According to a media statement, the companies are to be rebranded as Candor Equities Limited and Candor Asset Management (Private) Limited. The strategic acquisition will give Middle Eastern investors greater access to Sri Lankan capital markets and financial advisory services, while bringing international management

National Industries Group Holding raises a KD 105 million Syndicated Exchangeable Murabaha

Eagle Proprietary Investments Ltd (‘Eagle’) has acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Kuwait-based National Industries Group Holding (‘NI Group’) on a KD 105 million (c. $370 million) Syndicated Exchangeable Murabaha.  Proceeds from the facility will be used to pay off NI Group’s maturing $475 million sukuk, due August 16, 2012.  The financing marks the first ever successful Islamic Exchangeable transaction in Kuwait.

Ahmed Mohammed Hassan


Ahmed is a General Manager and Finance Manager with National Industries Group Holding. Ahmed currently serves on several Boards including BI Group (UK), Porclad Group, NIC Building Materials, Kuwait Business Town, Markaz, and Iraq Holding Company. From 1982 – 1998, Ahmed was Financial Manager for NI Group. From 1977– 1979, Ahmed was a Partner and Audit Manager of Adil Al Ghanim & Partners. From 1977 – 1982, Ahmed was Financial Manager with Kuwait Asbestos Industries, a wholly owned subsidiary of NI Group. From 1970 – 1977, Ahmed was Chief Accountant with Kuwait Development and Trading Company. Ahmed holds a BA in Accounting from Shams University, Egypt.