CI Capital on Monday announced the appointment of Amr Helal as Sell-Side CEO of its investment bank.
Helal brings over 20 years of experience spanning equity capital markets, debt capital markets and private equity in Egypt, MENA and emerging markets.
The new CEO will assume oversight of the group’s investment banking, securities brokerage and equity research business lines..
“We are delighted to welcome Amr Helal, a renowned finance and investment veteran, to lead the sales activities of CI Capital’s investment banking platform. His experience in the region, his passion and his strong track record will be key assets that will fuel CI Capital’s next chapter of growth,” commented Hesham Gohar, Group Chief Executive of CI Capital Holding..
Prior to joining CI Capital, Amr was CEO of Renaissance Capital North Africa, where he was responsible for leading the business in the MENA region. During his tenure, Helal strengthened the firm’s presence in Egypt, effectively transforming it into one of the top three investment banks operating in Egypt..
“I am delighted to join CI Capital – the first fully-fledged financial services group in Egypt – and look forward to building on this success as we further grow the business in Egypt and beyond by delivering quality and adding value to customers and stakeholders,” Helal said.
Gohar added: “With our brokerage business topping the Egyptian Exchange’s YTD rankings in terms of market share of executions, and the investment banking team’s record of securing landmark deals worth overall exceeding $23 billion since inception, the company’s investment banking will gain more momentum with Helal leading the investment banking’s sell-side operations.