Riham Fouad Al Ghanim, owner of Fouad Al-Ghanim Group, one of Kuwait’s leading conglomerates, is understood to have taken a stake in Tea Monkey, the UK-based, fledgling specialist tea bar concept. Al Ghanim is thought to have been joined by colleague James du Lieu, managing director of Fouad Al-Ghanim & Sons Automotive Company, in investing in the two-strong chain, which was launched in Milton Keynes in 2011 by entrepreneur Tracey Bovingdon. The group opened its second site last month in Bath, is currently targeting opening sites in Birmingham, Liverpool and London. It is also looking to introduce is first franchise opportunity later this year. The concept offers over 40 types of tea and a wide range of hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, wraps, funky cup cakes and pastries.