Equity Investors

Apex is supported by equity commitments from Bluewater, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), IFC Middle East and North Africa Fund, LP.


Bluewater is a specialist international private equity firm focused on the middle-market energy sector.


It has a long track record of realizing the growth potential of energy companies, applying many years of industry experience to support best-in-class delivery of services and products by the businesses in which it invests.


Bluewater’s investment and operating professionals partner with management teams to devise and implement growth strategies that align precisely with customer and market requirements.


Today it manages $2.5 billion of investment across a portfolio of more than 20 leading companies in specialist sectors and regions around the world.


It has a prime focus on projects or technologies that contribute to the energy transition agenda, and works to a diversified investment strategy based on the principles of sustainability.


Bluewater has a strong focus on ESG, and is a signatory to the UN Principles for Responsible Investment.


IFC, and the IFC Middle East and North Africa Fund, managed by IFC Asset Management Company, together have committed to funding Apex. IFC’s support of Apex is part of a broader strategy in the Middle East and North Africa to address long-term development challenges and increase employment opportunities through the private sector. During fiscal year 2017, IFC committed over $1.4 billion in MENA, including $490 million in mobilization.


About IFC

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. Working with 2,000 businesses worldwide, they use their six decades of experience to create opportunity where it’s needed most. In FY16, their long-term investments in developing countries rose to nearly $19 billion, leveraging their capital, expertise and influence to help the private sector end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity. For more information, visit


About IFC Asset Management Company
IFC Asset Management Company (AMC), a wholly owned subsidiary of IFC, invests third party capital, enabling investors to benefit from IFC’s expertise in achieving strong equity returns, as well as positive development impact in the countries in which it invests. AMC has raised $9.4 billion of capital across 13 investment funds. It manages the IFC Middle East and North Africa Fund. For more information, visit