SCALING BRANDS
FROM THE REGION
TO THE WORLD.

With a global platform for growth, we help entrepreneurs and management teams achieve operational, strategic and financial objectives.

WE ARE PRIVATE
EQUITY WITH A
DIFFERENCE.

At EIGHTClouds we are driven by the spirit and passion of entrepreneurs. We provide tailor-made capital and expertise to consumer-focused businesses in the United Arab Emirates and the wider GCC region.


EIGHTClouds is now on a relentless journey to catapult local and regional brands into the global business space, in line with the UAE’s vision to empower strategic priorities and economic needs of the future.


Working in partnership with business owners and management to help both small and larger businesses scale, our deeply-rooted passion for brands offers an unrivalled platform for growth across multiple industries.


The goal? To make the dreams of innovators and passionate founders a reality, and ensure feasible businesses and ideas get the right platform for scaling.

At EIGHTClouds we are driven by the spirit and passion of entrepreneurs. Our mission is to provide tailor-made capital and expertise to consumer-focused businesses in the United Arab Emirates and the wider GCC region.

EIGHTClouds is now on a relentless journey to catapult local and regional brands into the global business space, in line with the UAE’s vision to empower strategic priorities and economic needs of the future.

Working in partnership with business owners and management to help both small and larger businesses scale, our deeply-rooted passion for brands offers an unrivalled platform for growth across multiple industries.

The goal? To make the dreams of innovators and passionate founders a reality.

WE AIM TO PROVIDE THE RIGHT PLATFORMS FOR BUSINESS OWNERS TO SCALE.

SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT.

Embracing the ever-changing world of sports and entertainment offers a thrilling chance to connect with brands that are shaping the industry.

CONSUMER CARE.

Opportunity to connect with brands shaping how we care for ourselves and others.

HOSPITALITY.

The UAE hospitality market is thriving, serving as a popular model of excellence.

CLOTHING & FASHION.

Innovative designers and exciting digital trends in shopping are shaping the busy retail landscape.

BEAUTY & WELLNESS.

This evolving industry is making self-care accessible and enjoyable for everyone.

FOOD & BEVERAGE.

Embracing transparency and quality, a thrilling movement is transforming the food and beverage landscape.

DOING THINGS DIFFERENTLY.

At EIGHTClouds, we are making an impact with sustainability in mind. An active partner of the United Nations Global Compact, we aim to accelerate the implementation of sustainable practices within our operations and our growing portfolio of brands.

TECHNOLOGY.

Technology empowers us to achieve great things in business, serving as the backbone of our success.

REAL ESTATE.​

The corporate real estate industry is rapidly expanding, presenting opportunities for growth and development.

EIGHTCLOUDS SUPPORTS HOMEGROWN IDEAS AND HAS A MISSION TO TAKE THEM ACROSS THE GLOBE.

NEWS
HEADLINES

An investment hub with ambitious goals and a thriving business ecosystem, we bring you all the latest news from the Middle East and wider region.

Connect with
the experts.

MARK AITCHISON

Founder &
CEO

SHARAZ HUSSAIN

Co-Founder
& MD

INA ILIN

Chief Operating
Officer

OM PUNIYANI

Chief Marketing
Officer

GAVIN PEARSON

Business
Development Director

Stuart Walker

Legal &
Compliance

Aruna Narayanan

ESG &
Sustainability

David Singleton

Hospitality &
Commercialisation

OLIVER Colour

Oliver Wall

Director Investments

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MARK AITCHISON

Founder & CEO

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SHARAZ HUSSAIN

Co-Founder & MD

INA_COL

INA ILIN

Chief Operating
Officer

OM_Col

OM PUNIYANI

Chief Marketing
Officer

GAVIN_Col

GAVIN PEARSON

Business
Development
Director

Stuart_ COL

STUART WALKER

Legal &
Compliance

OLIVER Colour

Oliver Wall

Director
Investments

ARUNA_COL

ARUNA NARAYANAN

ESG &
Sustainability

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DAVID SINGLETON

Hospitality &
Commercialisation

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READ ALL ABOUT US.

With a remarkable track record, EIGHTClouds is dedicated to launching the next generation of global consumer brand leaders. Here are just some of our success stories. 

EIGHTClouds Private Equity Launches to Support Homegrown Ideas and Take Them Across the Globe

The private equity firm focuses on homegrown companies within the consumer brand sector, providing founders and entrepreneurs with access to capital.

EIGHTClouds Private Equity Launches to Support Entrepreneurs and Take Their Ideas Across the Globe

Launches with a strong portfolio that includes bespoke male grooming brand Chaps & Co, vibrant MORE Café, and EIGHTClouds Systems.

Mark Aitchison, Founder and CEO of EIGHTClouds Private Equity

Mark Aitchison is the founder and CEO of EIGHTClouds, a private equity company based in the UAE that focuses on empowering the product, brand, and founder’s story for the consumer market.

Setting Your Company Up for Success in the UAE: The How-To

From being immersed in the needs of the customer base you choose to serve, to studying your competition, here are five essential things to consider before setting up your own business.

Launches to Support Homegrown Ideas and Take Them Across the Globe

EIGHTClouds Private Equity, a homegrown company that focuses on brands within the consumer sector, has launched in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with an aim to support entrepreneurs and take local ideas globally.

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