Arabian Business Power 500 2013
Thu 21 Mar 2013 10:28 AM
Dr Ahmed Heikal
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Dr Ahmed Heikal

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Citadel Capital

Designation: Chairman and Founder

Country: Egypt

Before establishing Egyptian private equity firm Citadel Capital, Ahmed Heikal served as an executive board member and managing director of EFG-Hermes, a firm he helped transform from a small financial consultancy into one of the leading investment banks in the Arab world.

Private equity firm Citadel Capital controls investments of $9.5bn and in energy, transport and logistics, agriculture and food, mining and cement manufacturing. The firm controls companies investing in fifteen countries including Egypt, Kenya, Sudan and South Africa.

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