Mohamed M. Fahmi
Mr. Fahmi is the Co-Head of EFG Hermes Investment Banking, based in
Dubai. He joined EFG Hermes Investment Banking in early 2006 after
completing the Morgan Stanley Analyst Training program. Mr.Fahmi holds a
BA in Accounting and Finance from the American University in Cairo,
from where he graduated with high honors.
Notable transactions include the sale of an 18.8% stake in
Commercial International Bank (CIB) to Ripplewood; the initial public
offering of Al Arafa for Investment and Consultancies; the sale of a 49%
stake of Tarek Nour Holding to DDB; the acquisition of Italy’s Forall
Group (Pal Zileri) by Al Arafa for Investment and Consultancies; the
acquisition of a 50% stake in Syria’s Palmyra for Real Estate
Development by SODIC; the sale of Olympic Group for Financial
Investments to Electrolux AB; and the private placement for Wadi Degla
for Investments S.A.E.
Mr. Gad is the Co-Head of EFG Hermes’ Investment Banking Division, with a focus on capital markets transactions. He boasts extensive experience in the Egyptian capital markets sphere, having led and closed multiple landmark transactions, including the Initial Public Offering (IPO) of Edita Food Industries, advisory on the private placement of Wadi Degla Holding, the IPO of Juhayna Food Industries and the IPO of Maridive Oil Services. Mr. Gad has also successfully closed several M&A transactions, including JTI advisory on the acquisition of a 100% stake in Nakhla Tobacco, advisory on the sale of Schweppes’s stake to Coca Cola and advisory on the sale of Rashidi El-Mizan. Mr. Gad joined EFG Hermes in 2007 from the Corporate Banking Department at HSBC.