Executive Director for Investments
Kingdom Holding Company
Mohamed Mahmoud Fahmy is highly accomplished with 18 years of progressive track record of achievements in leading initiatives that enhance financial performance and productivity. Mohamed began his career in Cairo in Corporate Banking in 1995 with Commercial International Bank. After receiving the Chase Manhattan Bank’s Credit Training Program, he graduated as a Senior Credit Analyst where he worked for 2 years in the corporate banking department.
In 1998, Mohamed moved on to work in Investment Banking for a combined period of 10 years working for major Egyptian / international institutions such as Flemings CIIC, EFG Hermes and Doha bank. In 2005 Mohamed became the Head of Investment Banking for Calyon in Egypt where he launched Calyon’s investment banking operations and worked on various mergers and acquisitions of local/regional companies.
Over his 10 years as an investment banker Mohamed worked on various capital market and M&A transactions worth over US$4 billion. During this period Mohamed completed Calyon’s formal investment banking training course. His career moves progressed further when he joined Palm Hills Developments as CFO where he assisted in negotiating the sale of a 10% stake in the company to Goldman Sachs resulting in a US$ 120 million deal and raising a total of LE 1.3 billion syndicated debt and equity financing for the company. He also was instrumental in the process of taking the company public raising US$320 million in equity and listing the company both on the Egyptian and London stock exchanges. Following Palm Hills, Mohamed joined as Group CFO for Hassan Allam Holding and Pioneers Holdings.
Among his academic achievements, which included an MSc. in International Securities Investment & Banking from Reading University in England, Mohamed was awarded the Chevening scholarship offered by the British Council in Egypt to study towards a Master’s degree in England as well as receiving a Fulbright Scholarship to complete the Program on Investment Appraisal and Management from Harvard University.