Youssef Mubarak is an Analyst at Awad Capital where he supports the execution of sell-side and buy-side M&A mandates as well as capital raising transactions. He has 3 years of experience working on mergers, acquisitions, divestments and private placements.

Youssef has worked on several cross-border M&A transactions across various industries including technology, healthcare, retail and non-banking financial services. Notable transactions include advising the shareholders of Egypt’s largest consumer electronics and appliances omnichannel retailer on the sale of a strategic stake, advising the shareholders of Kuwait’s #1 online classifieds platform on exploring exit alternatives and advising MENA’s leading online travel platform on raising emergency capital to withstand Covid-19 impact.

Youssef joined Awad Capital from Arqaam Capital, a UAE-based full-fledged investment bank focusing on Middle East and North Africa. Before that, he started his investment banking career at CI Capital, one of Egypt’s strongest investment banking franchises. Prior to embarking on his investment banking journey, Youssef served in the Egyptian Armed Forces.

Youssef holds a bachelor’s degree in International Finance from Geneva Business School. In his free time, he enjoys playing tennis, horseback riding and exploring new cities.