Charbel Abou Jaoude
Charbel is the CEO, with over 30 years of experience in private equity and logistics
Prior to Alcazar, Charbel was the COO of Agility Logistics, where he served in a number of roles, including CEO of Agility’s Investments. Prior to Agility, Charbel held senior management positions at EXE Technologies and at ABB
Charbel holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from AUB and a Master’s degree from University of Michigan
Samer is Vice Chairman, with over 30 years of experience in banking, across the USA and the Middle East
Prior to Alcazar, Samer was an executive director of wealth management at Morgan Stanley and also served as the CEO of Dubai International Capital’s Asset Management division
Rami is a Managing Partner, with over 15 years of experience in private equity and investment banking. Previously, Rami was a Managing Director at Dubai International Capital, and Co-Head of their Middle East private equity business
Rami holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Lebanese American University and a Master’s degree in Finance from ESCP business school in France
Maissan is a Managing Partner, with over 15 years of experience in private equity and investment banking. Previously, Maissan was a Managing Director at Dubai International Capital, and Co-Head of their Middle East private equity business. Prior to DIC, Maissan worked with Bank of America in London and New York.
Maissan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Politics from Warwick University and an MBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
Beat has more than 30 years of experience in the logistics industry. Beat served as President of APL Logistics and CEO of Agility Europe. At Agility, he was also member of Agility Global Integrated Logistics Management Board, and member of the Board of Directors of Agility organisations within Europe and joint ventures. Prior to Agility, he was member of the Panalpina Executive Management Board and CEO of Latin America for Panalpina. He has also spent 18 years at Danzas (now part of DHL), where he held senior management roles in several countries.
Bachir V Boustani
Bachir has 40 years of experience in the Energy industry, spanning all continents.
A graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology, he started his career at Schlumberger in 1975. He served in several Managerial, Marketing and Human Resources positions throughout the world, including Managing Director of Schlumberger Middle East. As Vice President for the Integrated Project Management in the Middle East and Asia, he was a key contributor to the success and evolution of the IPM concept in the energy service industry.
Bachir is well connected at all levels of the oil exploration and production divisions of the regional oil ministries and national oil companies.
Nabil Mahraoui is a Principal and the Chief Financial Officer of Alcazar Capital with 12 years of experience in private equity and investment banking.
He worked at J.P. Morgan Investment Banking with the M&A team in London, focusing on diversified industrials and infrastructure in French and MENA markets. He also covered direct investments, particularly telecom & media, at Fipar-Holding (CDG Group), the Sovereign Wealth Fund of Morocco.
Nabil holds a Master of Science from EMLyon Business School (France) and studied at the Stockholm School of Economics (Sweden).
Wael Al Hashimi
Wael Al Hashimi is a Principal, with 9 years of experience in private equity, and was previously a Director at Dubai International Capital
Wael holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics with Business Management from Queen Mary University of London and an MBA in International Business from the American Intercontinental University of London
Toni Azar is a Principal, with 14 years of experience in private equity and investment banking. Previously, Toni was a Senior Associate in the portfolio management team of DIC. Prior to joining DIC in 2013, Toni worked in Deloitte’s Transaction and Restructuring Services Team in Dubai. Prior to Deloitte, Toni worked as an equity research analyst at William O’Neil + Co. a Los Angeles based institutional broker dealer.
Toni holds a B.A. in Economics from Loyola Marymount University.
Mo Asker is a Vice President, with 7 years of experience and focuses on investment opportunities in North America, primarily within the real estate sector. Prior to Alcazar, he worked at Shelby Capital, JPMorgan and UBS.
Mo holds a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Michigan.
Mara d’Urso is a Vice President, with 6 years of experience in investment banking and PE. Prior to Alcazar Mara worked at Arcadia, an M&A boutique in Milan
Mara holds a Master’s degree in Corporate Finance and Accounting from Bocconi University
Max Klien is an Associate, with 5 years of experience in investment banking, private equity and asset management. Prior to Alcazar, Max worked in a mobile technology startup
Max holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Waterloo University in Canada
Ryan tan is an Analyst, with 1 year of experience in private equity and managing consulting. Prior to Alcazar, Ryan worked at Antin Infrastructure Partners and Accenture
Ryan holds a Master’s degree from HEC Paris in International Finance
Alice is an Analyst with 1 year experience in corporate finance and management consulting. Prior to Alcazar, Alice worked at KPMG and Oliver Wyman.
Alice holds a Master’s degree from EM Lyon Business School.
Legal, Compliance and Risk Team
Michael Penniman is the Chief Risk Officer, with 35 years of experience in banking. He previously held senior positions at JPMorgan and Merrill Lynch
Michael holds an MBA from Wharton
Rawad Abou Jaoude
Rawad Abou Jaoude is the Legal Counsel and Company Secretary. Before joining Alcazar, he was part of the legal departments of AccorHotels Group and British American Tobacco.
Rawad holds a Master’s degree in Private Law from Université Saint-Joseph in Beirut, and an LLM in International Business Law from Université Paris II Pantheon Assas. He is a member of the Beirut Bar Association, and an ICMA Certified Compliance and AML Manager.