Jumeirah Emirates Towers
09 April 2018
Registration & Coffee
Panel: Saudi Opportunities
The Saudi Breakfast Seminar will feature a panel of experts to discuss current developments in the market. Key discussion points include what is in involved for privatization as part of the Saudi Vision 2030 strategy to diversify it away from oil dependency and public-sector domination and lessons learned from UK and Central Europe. Dealmaking opportunities in the GCC region. Restructurings activity in Saudi.
Samer KhalidiManaging DirectorNBK Capital Partners
Samer Khalidi is a Managing Director at NBK Capital Partners and a member of its Investment Committee. Samer was part of the senior management at NBK Capital Partners from 2006 until 2015 before rejoining the team in 2017. Samer’s career spans over twenty one years of experience in private equity, management consulting, and investment management. Samer holds an MBA from the Wharton School and a Bachelor in Economics and Political Science from Brown University.
Ahmed MunifiFounder and CEO Merger and Acquisition House (MANDA)
Ahmed Munifi is the Founder and CEO of Merger & Acquisition House (MandA). He is an Investment Banking Professional with a proven record of accomplishing milestone transactions across various industries worth SAR 25 billion. Consistently delivers significant value by offering an independent and high standards financial advise to support clients to meet their strategic business objectives. 16 years of solid investment banking experience, having worked with major Saudi investment banking firms like Sambacapital, Swicorp, MEFIC Capital and Alpen Capital. Enjoys wealth of market knowledge in terms of direct investment opportunities in the region and a wide network of investors.
Shibeer AhmedHead of Middle East Banking and Finance PracticeWinston & Strawn LLP
Shibeer Ahmed is the Head of Middle East Banking and Finance practice. He advises corporates and a range of financial institutions, including commercial banks, Export Credit Agencies, and development finance institutions, on complex Islamic and conventional banking and multi-sourced project financings throughout the Middle East and internationally. He is recognized as a leading practitioner in banking, Islamic finance, and project finance by various industry publications, including Chambers Global, The Legal 500, Best Lawyers and Who’s Who Legal. Shibeer is a member of the 2018 Advisory Board of Emirates Law and Business practice, and Chair of the Islamic Finance Subcommittee of the International Bar Association.