Karim has 10 years of Investment Banking and Private Equity experience.
Prior to joining deNovo Karim was a Vice President with CI Capital Investment Banking, based in Cairo, where he advised on numerous M&A and capital markets transactions, across multiple sectors, including, inter alia: construction; financial services; real estate; and, logistics. Karim joined CI Capital from Beltone Financial where he was a banker with the M&A advisory team and advised on transactions in the F&B, retail, real estate and textiles sectors. Karim started his career with Egypt Kuwait Holding, the private equity arm of El Kharafi Group in Cairo, where he assisted on several transactions across different sectors, including: chemicals / fertilizers; building materials; and, aviation.
Karim graduated from the American University in Cairo Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Accounting. Karim speaks fluent English and Arabic.