Master of Finance and Investment

Both conventional and islamic corporate and investment banking professional accumulated in various fields & transactions mainly project finance & syndicated loans , private equity, investments, structured finance -mergers and acquisitions, telecommunication and energy finance ... more

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Sovereign Fund Of Egypt And COVID-19 Opportunities: What Connects The Dots?
PIF raised global curiosity among analysts to shed further light on SWF’s and investment role and tactics especially during economic crisis. So what is Egypt SWF role, type and investment strategy? How it could further stipulate on its partnerships?
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Islamic Syndications Pre And Post COVID-19 Era
The most commonly used Islamic products in syndications are Istisnah, Ijarah, Murabahah and Sukuk. So how did Islamic syndications perform in 2019? What is the contemplated outlook especially in light of the COVID-19 outbreak?
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Fallen Angels In Debt Markets: A Come Back Opportunity To Bonds Heaven?
As a result of the COVID19 outbreak, the world is currently witnessing the Fallen Angels phenomena..So how to stimulate demand creating a comeback opportunity to bonds?
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E Private Equity Valuation In The COVID-19 Era: Potential Opportunity Or Myth?
As a result of COVID-19, the 1 year return for S&P 500 recorded -13%. The COVID combined impact on stock markets raise an essential question: is it possible to conduct an accurate PE valuation? If yes, what are the parameters to do so .
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REITs And Dividends Futures Vis-À-Vis COVID: Safe Havens Protecting Investors From Coughs And Sneezes?
Are REITs safe havens? Which REITs type or classes are suitable as investment vehicles? REITs combined with dividends futures could act as an effective hedging strategy? Capital markets lack such instruments, what else can be done?
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The Valuation Feasibility Of Military Companies IPO In Egypt: Analysis Of The Strategy And Tactics
The military economy constitutes around 1%-2% of the Egyptian GDP so is it feasible to launch an IPO program and properly evaluate the military companies? What could be the tactics for a financial restructuring strategy?
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Central Banks Move One Step Closer To Issuing Digital Currencies
5 months ago

Interesting argument..Christine Lagarde raised this issue several times in her IMF public speeches..i think DC is the future pie..blockchain currencies & portfolios stormed the retail markets couple of year ago reducing time processing and substantially decreasing transaction fees..this suits endusers especially those not dealing with banks..i think if central banks wish to eliminate financial illiteracy and enhance financial inclusion, so this is their golden opportunity..Also, some reports revealed that russia and china are drafting DC legislation to keep up the pace and momentum with the upcoming market changes..

Watch Out For High Fund Fees
5 months ago

Interesting article..i think fees will decline in the future when funds incorporate Artificial Intelligence and block chain technologies in their trading..some funds today are relying on quantum algorithms to spot arbitrage opportunities in active investment..in the asset allocation graph, I perceive a 28% allocation to growth stocks to be an interesting finding..may be this represent a shift in investment sentiment that favoured value stock for a long time..

Buy, Neutral, Or Sell... Investing In The Egyptian Stock Market
5 months ago

Till now, in my humble opinion i don’t think any one could have solid opinions about Aramco IPO..i expect Aramco full IPO program will be conducted on several stages..what we are witnessing currently is the soft launching for the IPO mega program. I think Aramco evaluation will be clearer post finalizing the full merge and acquisition of SABIC which is expected in Q12020.. by that time and after publishing the consolidated financials, it will indicate the possibility of conducting another IPO in dual listing or not..

Buy, Neutral, Or Sell... Investing In The Egyptian Stock Market
5 months ago

Thanks Alexa..I agree, many arbitrage opportunities in some stock markets might be overlooked due to minimal media coverage. That is why i try to highlight this in some articles like the one quoted above.. Regarding regions, i mainly write my thoughts about Middle east markets especially Egypt.. Regarding topics, my thoughts and interests include portfolio management, M&A, IPO's, oil & gas and international economic relations. Currently i am curiously researching the mathematical and statistical formulas used in artificial intelligence applications. i think this might be an interesting topic to read about in quantum trading and fintech...

Buy, Neutral, Or Sell... Investing In The Egyptian Stock Market
5 months ago

I agree and it is good news..the more the better..reading different opinions generates ultimate benefits from international diversification in portfolios..thanks..

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