Egyptian Fund Management Group

InfraMed Infrastructure has set up an innovative advisory structure through its privileged relationship with its two regional sponsors. InfraMed Infrastructure signed an advisory agreement for the duration of the investment period with the Egyptian Fund Management Group (“EFMG”), a subsidiary of EFG Hermes. EFMG provides InfraMed Management with deal sourcing and execution capacities for investments in Egypt.

Karim Moussa

Co-Head of Private Equity
    Karim is a Managing Director in Private Equity at EFG Hermes. He is a Member of the Investment Committee of several EFG Hermes' managed funds and sits on the Board of Directors of various portfolio companies. He joined EFG Hermes in 2008. Prior to EFG Hermes, Karim was a Vice President at Deutsche Bank in Global Banking with responsibilities for M&A, ECM and DCM advisory in MENA. He joined Deutsche Bank in 2001 as an Analyst in the M&A execution team in Frankfurt, advising on several mid-cap transactions in Continental Europe. He moved to Dubai in 2005 to join the CEO of Deutsche Bank MENA in building the bank's regional platform. In 2006, he joined Deutsche Bank Global Banking Dubai, where he advised on the sale of Sokhna Port to Dubai Ports World, the financing and acquisition of Egyptian Fertilizers Company by Abraaj Capital and the Dubai Ports World IPO. Prior to Deutsche Bank, Karim worked as an Investment Analyst at Berlin Capital Fund, a Venture Capital Fund managed by the Berliner Bank. Karim holds a Masters in Business Administration and Mechanical Engineering (Diplom Wirtschaftsingeniseur) from the Technical University of Berlin.

    Bakr Abdel-Wahab

    Director
      Mr. Abdel-Wahab is Director and Head of Infrastructure at EFG Hermes, with a focus on advising InfraMed Infrastructure Fund and pursuing investments in the sector in MENA and Europe. Most recently, Mr. Abdel-Wahab lead the origination, negotiation, structuring and execution of EFG Hermes' acquisition of a 49% stake of EDPR France (a 330MW wind portfolio), managing to raise c. USD108m in debt and USD100m in equity from GCC investors. Furthermore, Mr. Abdel-Wahab advised on and lead the origination, negotiation and execution of a USD 100mn investment in the Egyptian Refining Company (ERC), the largest financing in Africa’s history, on behalf of InfraMed Infrastructure. He also expanded the infrastructure business to include more geographical outreach including Turkey and Europe. Prior to joining EFG Hermes and since 2008, Mr. Abdel-Wahab was an Associate Director of Business Development and Strategy with GMR Infrastructure in London, covering Europe and MENA focusing on principal Greenfield and Brownfield infrastructure transactions, in addition to working on the Group’s international strategy. During this time, Mr. Abdel-Wahab worked on the closing of Istanbul Sabiha Gockcen Airport (25mn PAX) transaction, and the acquisition and divestiture of InterGen (7,500MW portfolio). Previously, he worked for Laing O’Rourke focusing on PPP/PFI projects in healthcare and education in the UK. Mr. Abdel-Wahab spent his earlier career in project management with Costain Engineering in the UK and Vinci, Orascom, Belfinger Berger joint venture in Egypt. Mr. Abdel-Wahab holds an MBA from Imperial College Business School London, M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering and Project Management and MEng. in Civil Engineering from the University of Leeds.