IIR & IBC Finance is part of the Knowledge and Networking Division of Informa PLC
This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 3099067.
Co-CEO; Head of Private Equity & Asset Management at EFG Hermes
Karim joined EFG Hermes in 2008, with primary responsibility for building the Group's infrastructure private equity platform. He lead the creation of the Vortex Energy Platform and raised and deployed over USD350m of equity in yielding renewable energy assets across Europe. Karim has recently been appointed Co-CEO of EFG Hermes Investment Bank, responsible for the entire buy-side business of the Group.
Karim sits on the Investment Committee of several EFG Hermes' sponsored funds and on InfraMed's Investors Board. He is also a Member of the Board of Directors of various portfolio companies.
Prior to joining EFG Hermes, Karim was a Vice President at Deutsche Bank, in the Global Banking division, with responsibilities for M&A, ECM and DCM advisory in MENA. Prior to Deutsche Bank, Karim worked as an Investment Analyst at Berlin Capital Fund, a Venture Capital Fund managed by the Berliner Bank.