Investment Officer at IFC
Issa is a private equity and venture capital professional with significant experience in value creation and realisation. He has built unique experience, in the MENA region, originating, appraising ,structuring, negotiating and executing private equity investments and venture capital transactions across the board with focus on TMT. Issa has closed over 50+ investment deals (from $100K to $25M per transaction), managed over $150m in MENA Venture funds and served as a BOD member for a number of companies, providing commercial and business strategies, along with general operational, financial, and strategic support as needed. In 2015, he led the exit of twofour54's largest two investments, and more recently in 2017, led the exit of IFC’s largest MENA direct deal, souq.com. He also led the creation and launch a leading accelerator in the MENA region.