Executive Director, Arqaam Capital
Ahmed Ozalp is an Executive Director of Arqaam Capital and Head of the Corporate Finance Team in Dubai. Previously Ahmed co-founded and was a Managing Director of Akanar Partners, a corporate finance and M&A advisory boutique in Cairo, that was acquired by Arqaam Capital. Prior to that, Ahmed was Co-Head of Investment Banking at Cairo-based Beltone Financial with coverage and execution responsibilities across several sectors. Before that Ahmed spent several years on the buy-side as a Senior Associate with Dubai based SHUAA Capital’s private equity department. Prior to that Ahmed spent time in Hong Kong and London as a member of JPMorgan’s Equity Capital Market’s team. Ahmed started his career in finance with the Corporate Finance Division of the Commercial International Investment Company in Cairo. Ahmed is a graduate of Princeton University and a recipient of an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business, graduating with distinction.