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Hany Assaad

Co-Founder at Avanz Capital


Hany Assaad is the Chief Portfolio and Risk Officer of Avanz Capital and a member of the Investment Committee. He leads the sourcing, screening and negotiation of investments and risk management, including the ESG aspects of Avanz Capital. Mr. Assaad has had a long career in emerging and frontier markets investments, including 24 years at the International Finance Corporation (IFC). He was Chief Investment Officer in IFC’s Private Equity and Investment Funds, leading the investment process for sector-specific funds targeting investments in agribusiness, clean technology, clean energy, forestry, healthcare, information and communications technology, infrastructure, mining and sustainability funds. He also headed IFC’s private equity funds business in a number of emerging market regions.

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