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Areas of Expertis​e

EFG Hermes Investment Bankin​g has long been the region’s most sought after financial partner and offers a comprehensive range of M&A, Equity, and Debt advisory services.

We have successfully completed some USD 53.3 billion in M&A transactions since 1995 and as lead advisor has raised more than USD 19.3 billion through initial public offerings, rights issues, secondary offerings and private placements. Historically an equities house, we introduced debt capital markets to our bundle of services in 2009 and have advised on more than USD 4.3 billion in debt transactions since. 

Mergers & Acquisitions

Our very strong M&A franchise has made us the advisor of choice for multinationals looking to invest across the MENA region. With expertise spread over a multitude of sectors, the Investment Banking Division has executed approximately USD 53.2 billion worth of M&A transactions since 1995, accounting for a sizeable portion of all cross-border transactions in the region. Our range of services include:

  • Identifying potential acquisition / divestiture targets;
  • Creating detailed valuation analysis and transactional structures;
  • Negotiating transaction documentation and agreements;
  • Deal execution;
  • Developing fairness opinions.

Equity Capital Markets

Having played a chief advisory role in the biggest equity-related transactions executed in the ​region’s history, EFG Hermes continues to act as the placement manager of choice for major Egyptian, regional and foreign corporations. As lead advisor, the Investment Banking Team has raised nearly USD 16.6 billion through initial public offerings, rights issues, secondary offerings and private placements.


Debt Capital Markets​

As part of our effort in providing comprehensive solutions to our clients especially post the global economic crisis back in 2008 where equity-related transactions came to a standstill, we began to focus on expanding our debt capital market activities and have raised more than USD 4.3 billion worth of debt since.

EFG Hermes Investment Banking has a competitive edge in the debt market as a result of its exposure to unique pockets of liquidity and its ability to tailor products to the interests of all parties. The IB Team is also supported by the placement power of EFG Hermes Securities Brokerage.

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Last updated on May 17, 2018