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Karim Burhani
Managing Director & Co-Founder at Emerging Investment Partners


Mr. Burhani is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Emerging Investment Partners (EIP) and currently serves as an Investment Committee member at EIP Levant SICAV.
With over 15 years in Private Equity, Corporate and SME Finance in the MENA region, Karim has
closed more than 15 transactions estimated at around USD 200 million. He has worked on
multiple disciplines and enjoys an unparalleled breadth of knowledge across industries ranging
from financial services to education, consumer goods, pharma, retail, oil & gas and others.
Previously, Mr. Burhani served for 8 years as Director in the Euro-Mena Funds, sponsored by
Capital Trust Group, with primary focus on deal sourcing, screening and analysis of investment
opportunities, due diligence, structuring and execution activities among others.
Mr. Burhani holds an MBA from London Business School, a Bachelor’s degree in Banking and
Finance and is a CFA Charter holder.

Agenda Sessions

  • Value creation and portfolio company management in an uncertain market