Wael Abdallah joined us as an Associate supporting the investment team in fundraising, sourcing and screening new deals (buy-side), exit strategies (sell-side) as well as assisting the finance functions of portfolio companies in adhoc financial budgeting and planning exercises.
Wael spent more than seven years with Ernst & Young (EY) – Dubai Office, of which approximately six years in EY’s Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) practice.
His last designation at EY was Senior Manager leading buy and sell-side financial and commercial due diligence, business valuations and financial modelling engagements for predominantly clients within the real estate sector in the MENA region. Additionally, Wael played a key role on multiple M&A transactions for listed companies on DFM and ADX as well as having supported on proposed IPO listings for UAE entities on LSE.
Wael initially joined EY in 2007 as Team Leader in their Financial Services Risk Management practice after having served for five years in the Corporate Risk Management Department of Bank Audi – Audi Saradar Group.
Wael holds a BBA from the American University of Beirut. In addition, he is also a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, UAE Chapter.