CDG Capital Infrastructures

InfraMed Infrastructure has set up an innovative advisory structure through its privileged relationship with its two regional sponsors. InfraMed Infrastructure signed an advisory agreement during the investment period with CDG Capital Infrastructures (“CKI”), a leading private equity player in Morocco. In 2011, CKI launched InfraMaroc, InfraMed Infrastructure’s sister fund in Morocco. CKI provides InfraMed Management with deal sourcing and execution capacities for investments in Morocco.

Hamid Tawfiki

Chairman
    Hamid has more than 20 years of international experience in fund management, investment banking and structured & project finance. Hamid is CEO of CDG Capital in Rabat, the investment bank of CDG Group; Chairman of Maghreb Titrisation and Chairman of CDG Capital Private Equity. Prior to joining CDG, Hamid was CEO of Avenir Global Investment Advisors an investment company focused on Sustainable Development investing. Before Avenir Global Investment, Hamid was a Global Head of Commodities Sales & Structuring, Global Head of Emerging Markets at Calyon, Regional Head of Corporate & Investment Banking for Asia Pacific at Banque Indosuez where he was in charge of corporate finance, DCM and securitisation. Prior to that, Hamid was a Global Head of Marketing & Investment for Wealth Management at Banque Indosuez where he led the development of the portfolio management activity, pioneered the sales of structured products and created a team focused on the selection of third party funds. Hamid also held a senior position within the international department of Banque Indosuez in charge of business development. He was also head of corporate planning and budgeting for Saudi French Bank. Hamid graduated from École Polytechnique & École des Mines de Paris, and holds a DEA (M.Phil) in Mathematics from Paris Dauphine University.

    Hassan Laaziri

    Vice-Chairman
      Hassan joined CDG Capital Private Equity in 2001 where he is responsible for the company’s formation, fundraising and development of investment strategy. The company’s assets under management now reaches circa MAD1bn. He participated in the execution of a number of investments in several sectors, including Agri-business, construction, specialised retail, IT, and renewable energy, and holds several board positions in portfolio companies. Prior to joining CDG Hassan started his career in the textile industry with French sportswear company Décathlon as a manufacturing manager in Morocco. He then moved to an Investment Manager position with Moussahama, the Moroccan pioneer venture capital firm. He executed and managed several investments in areas such as transportation, agri-business and clothing. Hassan is a member of Centre des Jeunes Dirigeants and chairman of Moroccan Capital Investors Association. Hassan holds an MBA from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (Paris), a Masters degree in textile engineering and a Masters degree in management (IAE Strasbourg - France).

      Noureddine Farih

      Chief Executive Officer
        Noureddine is the CEO of CDG Capital Infrastructures. He has close to 21 years of experience in capital investment, Banking and corporate finance. He joined CDG Capital in 2006 as a project manager, then as Chief of the corporate finance division, where he was in charge of equity and debt markets, Project financing, mergers and acquisitions, privatisations and concessions. He has managed advisory mandates with the Moroccan government, for the privatisation of public companies, or the concession of infrastructure assets (eg: Tanger Med hydrocarbons terminal). Prior to that, Noureddine was a project manager at BMCE Capital Conseil, in charge of financial advisory for corporate clients. Before that, Noureddine served as a senior transactor at Faisal Finance Maroc (subsidiary of Dar Al Maal Al Islami), where he achieved several investment and financial engineering assignments, and was also a senior analyst at Asma Invest, the Moroccan-Saudi investment holing company. Noureddine started his career in the banking sector in the department of MLT debt financing of Société Générale. Noureddine holds an electronic engineer degree from the Ecole Francaise d’Electronique et Informatique in Paris, a EEA Master from the university of Orleans, posgraduate diploma in BA from the university of Leicester, UK and a mini MBA in renewable energy from Green Power Academy.

        Ghislaine Rammaoui

        Investment Manager
          Ghislaine is an Investment Manager with CDG Capital Infrastructures since 2010. Prior to that, Ghislaine spent 5 years with Fipar-Holding, the investment company of CDG Group dedicated to strategic minority shareholdings, with a portfolio under management of more than MAD 16bn (€ 1bn) as at June 2011. Ghislaine was involved in several investment transactions in various sectors, particularly in infrastructure deals, including water and electricity distribution, ports, power generation, waste management, mining and telecom. She notably contributed to the acquisition of minority stakes in Veolia Environnement Maroc (3 electricity, water and sanitation concessions), Tanger Med Port Authority and Vivendi. Thereafter she was appointed in charge of the Energy sector where she worked on a number of power generation deals. Ghislane’s previous experience was as a member of the Real Estate and Financial Services M&A division of Société Générale in Paris, where she contributed to the execution of mandates. Ghislaine holds a Masters degree in finance from École Supérieure de Commerce in Toulouse, and a Masters Degree in Financial Engineering from EM Lyon.

          Mohammed Hammouch

          Investment Officer
            Mohammed Hammouch has over three years of experience in structured finance. Prior to CDG Capital Infrastructures, Mohammed spent two years as an analyst in the Aviation Group and Rail finance division of Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank in Paris. He participated in the arrangement of structured aircraft financing transactions for major airlines and operating lessors. He also worked on the structuring and the development of new capital market asset-based financing solutions. Prior to that, Mohammed worked at BNP Paribas in Paris as a member of the export structured finance team covering the Asia-Pacific region. He performed risk and financial analysis of project financing opportunities in the sectors of energy (electricity, coal), industry (cement, paper) and transport (shipping). Mohammed holds a Master’s degree – Corporate Finance major from EM Lyon Business School. He attended an exchange program semester at the Bradford School of Management.

            Youssef Bennani

            Analyst
              Youssef is an analyst with CDG Capital Infrastructures since 2013. Prior to that, Youssef spent one year with Ernst&Young where he accomplished statutory audit assignments for companies such as OCP Group, LEONI and Total. As a previous experience, Youssef was a member of the SRI team at Allianz Global Investors in Paris. He performed ESG analysis of CAC40 listed companies and advised fund managers on ESG issues. AGI is a leading asset company in SRI with €11Bn under management. Youssef also worked as an analyst at Transcapital, a M&A boutique based in Paris. He participated in various M&A transactions in the food industry. His assignments included financial and market analysis and valuation of European companies. Youssef holds a Master's degree in Management from Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Grenoble and a Master's degree in Corporate Finance from Grenoble Graduate School Of Business in London.
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              Jamal Moukrim

              Investment Manager
                Jamal is an Investment Manager at CDG Capital Infrastructures since November 2013. His previous position was as Senior Manager at CDG Capital corporate finance department, where he was involved in several deals including various sectors such as ports & logistics, offshoring, telecommunication, real estate and higher education. 
Before that, Jamal spent 4 years in the strategy department at “Compagnie Marocaine de Navigation”, in charge of a strategic projects, including capital and debt raising, ports concession (Tanger Med and Casablanca), industrial development, privatization of the company,
Between 2000 and 2005, Jamal held a Senior Associate position in the structured finance department at BMCE Capital. 
Jamal holds an MBA in finance from Haute Etudes de Management in Morocco.