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Hany Assaad Co-founder and Chief Portfolio & Risk Officer at Avanz Capital


Hany Assaad is co-founder of Avanz Capital, established to pursue private equity investing opportunities across emerging markets. As the Chief Portfolio & Risk Officer, he leads sourcing, screening and negotiation of investments, risk management, and the ESG aspects of Avanz Capital.

Mr. Assaad has had a long career in EM investments, including two decades at International Finance Corporation. He was Chief Investment Officer at IFC’s Private Equity and Investment Funds leading the investment process for sector-specific funds. Prior to that he held various leadership investment positions at IFC covering a range of sectors and industries.

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