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Robert Samaan
Head of Direct Investments at MASIC (Mohammed I. AlSubeaei & Sons Investment Co.)


Robert Samaan is the Head of Direct Investments at MASIC (Mohammed I. AlSubeaei & Sons Investment Co.), a leading private investment firm based in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Robert is a career investment and banking professional with over 20 years of private equity, investment banking and corporate finance experience, both in the US and Middle East. Prior to joining MASIC, Robert was Head of ECM and M&A at Riyad Capital (Riyadh) and Head of Corporate Finance at Rasmala Investment Bank (Dubai). Before moving to the region, he held senior investment banking positions in New York with Jefferies, Calyon and Bear Stearns. Robert has successfully closed over 50 transactions in the US, Europe and the Middle East. He holds an MBA from the Stern School of Business at New York University, a BBA from Stetson University and a CPA license.

Agenda Sessions

  • In it together: family offices and private equity