Head of Private Equity
Ahmed Dessouky is the Head of Private Equity and Managing Director at HC Securities & Investment.
Ahmed worked in private equity with Lone Star Funds and Silverpeak Partners in Chicago and New York, respectively. While at Silverpeak, he worked on the buyout of InterPark with a consortium of investors including TIAA Private Investments and Antarctica Capital. Prior to that, he was an investment banker with Deutsche Bank in New York covering companies in the real estate, hospitality, and leisure sectors. Ahmed’s coverage also included both traded and non-traded equity and mortgage REITs across various sector silos (i.e. office, retail, multifamily, industrial, hospitality, and data storage). He has executed multiple equity and debt offerings for various companies, such as La Quinta Inns & Suites and MGM Resorts. Some of his M&A engagements include acting as a buy side advisor for Scientific Games on their acquisition of Bally Technologies and serving as a defense advisor for Macerich on the unsolicited acquisition bids received from Simon Property Group.
Ahmed began his career with Deutsche Bank in New York working on project finance engagements in the energy and infrastructure sectors. He has financed the construction of multiple midstream assets for MLPs, such as Kinder Morgan and Energy Transfer Partners.
Mr. Dessouky earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Virginia McIntire School of Commerce and an MBA with Distinction from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.