Mr. Tarek Abdel Rahman has joined Palm Hills Developments in the capacity of Chief Investment Officer. Mr. Tarek brings in a wealth of knowledge and expertise in Corporate Finance and Investment Banking. Prior to joining Palm Hills Developments, Mr. Tarek founded Akanar Partners, a dedicated corporate finance and M&A advisory firm. Prior to Akanar, he was a Senior Investment Banker with Cairo-based Beltone financials where he led a number of client engagements across several sectors.
Before that, Mr. Tarek was an Associate with Citigroup's investment banking unit in London, working on debt and syndicated finance transactions. He also spent several years on the buy-side with EFG-Hermes' Private Equity department, after embarking on his career with HSBC's Corporate Banking Group in Cairo.
Mr. Tarek graduated from the American University in Cairo in 1995 and received his MBA from London Business School in 2004.