Alia AbdounPartner- Equity
Former Director, IB division - CFH. She has accumulated over 18 years of progressive experience in equity, market/economic research, corporate credit banking, public offerings and rights issues.
Her scope of work in CFH ranged from pitching for winning deals and marketing the corporate finance services to prospective clients, leading various corporate finance transactions from valuation to document preparation and execution of the transaction, prepared and supervised several valuation & fairness opinions spanning many sectors including banking, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, telecom, real-estate and hotels. Prior to CFH, Alia has been a Director in the Research of CI Capital Holding, led the banking sector coverage for 8 years and meanwhile attended the Islamic Retail Banking Conference, Dubai, in October 2009.
Participated as a research sell side analyst in the initial public offering of Telecom Egypt and the rights issue capital increase of Housing & Development Bank with a total value of around EGP 5 billion. Alia also held positions at Okaz Stockbrokers & Investment Consultants, Pioneers Holding, Commercial International Bank (CIB) and National Societe Generale Banque (NSGB). Alia holds a Bachelor of Arts, from the American University in Cairo (AUC), with a major in Economics.