Industry Veteran Amr Helal joins CI Capital as Sell-Side CEO of the Investment Bank

August 15, 2022

Cairo, August 15, 2022

CI Capital (CICH.CA), the leading diversified financial services group, announced today the appointment of Amr Helal as the sell-side CEO of its investment bank. Amr Helal brings more than twenty years of experience spanning equity capital markets, debt capital markets and private equity across Egypt, MENA, and emerging markets. With his appointment, Helal will assume oversight of the Group’s investment banking, securities brokerage, and equity research lines of business.

“We are excited to have Amr Helal, a renowned finance and investment veteran, on board to lead the sell-side business of CI Capital’s investment bank platform. His experience across the region, passion, and solid track-record will be vital assets that will fuel CI Capital’s next chapter of growth,” Stated Hesham Gohar, Group CEO of CI Capital Holding.

Prior to joining CI Capital, Amr was the Chief Executive Officer of Renaissance Capital North Africa where he was responsible for leading the business across North Africa and the Middle East. During his tenure, Helal built the Company’s presence in Egypt, effectively transforming it into one of the top three investment banks operating in Egypt.

Amr Helal commented, “I am delighted to be joining CI Capital, Egypt’s leading fully fledged financial services group, and I look forward to building on this success as we grow the business further in Egypt and beyond by delivering quality and added value to clients and stakeholders”.

Gohar added, “With our brokerage business leading The Egyptian Stock Exchange’s YTD ranks in terms of market share of executions, and the investment banking team’s record of closing landmark deals with an aggregate value surpassing USD 23 billion since inception, the Company’s investment bank will be gaining more momentum with Helal at the helm Investment Bank’s Sell-Side operations.”