|Status||Exited in 2007|
|Type of Transaction||Pre-IPO|
GB Auto is the leading player in the Egyptian automotive industry, covering assembly, manufacturing, sales and distribution, financing and after-sales services of automotive products. The company assembles and distributes its diversified product mix to an extensive customer base that includes Egyptian retail consumers, transportation companies, private-sector companies, and various governmental authorities and agencies, with operations in Egypt, Libya, Algeria, Jordan and Iraq. In 2006, BPE Partners entered into a pre-IPO transaction and helped with GB Auto’s institutionalization, corporate restructuring and funding of expansion capital prior to the IPO and in 2007, BPE-managed investment vehicles exited through the IPO. Today, the company operates in five segments: Passenger Cars, Motorcycles and Three- Wheelers, Commercial Vehicles & Construction Equipment, Tires, and Financing through its financial arm, GB Capital.