Mr.Joseph Hakme

Executive Director – Head of Private Equity & Investment Banking

Joseph has over 13 years of investment banking experience in Europe and GCC. Joseph joined MEFIC Capital in January 2016 to lead its Private Equity & Investment Banking activities. Prior to that, Joseph was the Head of HSBC Saudi Arabia Investment Banking Advisory team in Riyadh, where he led several landmark M&A and IPO transactions (including the IPOs of NCB, SACO and SGS) over the 2010-2015 period. Joseph started his career at Lazard in Paris, where he joined as Analyst and graduated up to Vice-President position. He has advised on 18 successful M&A transactions over the 2004-2010 period at Lazard Paris. Joseph has an MBA from ESSEC Business School in Paris, and a Civil Engineering degree from ESIB-USJ University in Beirut.