Zarou focuses on developing, acquiring and operating power (including renewable energy) and related projects in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and certain neighbouring markets (e.g. Bangladesh). We also pursue projects in the water and midstream verticals. We have the flexibility to participate in projects across the development life cycle, from the development stage to operating assets. Zarou is a Blackstone portfolio company.
Zarou is run by a high quality team, with a wealth of experience in developing and investing in energy-related projects across MENA and other emerging markets.
"Zarou" is the name of an ancient bridge built by the pharaohs in Egypt on the eastern-most branch of the Nile connecting North Africa to Asia.
Zarou’s team has a successful track record of investing and developing in excess of $10 billion of projects, combining investment and technical capabilities across the project life-cycle. We believe in a nimble and creative approach to execute large, complex projects.
Zarou has a multidisciplinary and experienced leadership team with local market experience at blue-chip international and regional firms, a strong industry network and an in-depth knowledge of targeted geographies. The team has more than 55 years of combined industry experience across the MENA and neighbouring regions.