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Sharif El Akhdar

Managing Partner at LimeVest Partners


Mr. El Akhdar founded LimeVest Partners in 2017. He is the Managing Partner and a member of the investment committee.

Mr. El Akhdar was previously a Partner with BPE Partners (formerly Beltone Private Equity) since 2008 where he was responsible for fundraising, deal sourcing and origination, operational oversight of portfolio companies, and exit strategies. He led BPE Partners’ investments in MNHD, Total Egypt, PGESCo, and Pickalbatros. Prior to joining BPE Partners, Mr. El Akhdar was at American Capital Strategies, one of the largest US publicly-traded alternative asset managers. He started his career as a management consultant with Abt Associates.

Mr. El Akhdar is the co-chairman of the Capital Markets Committee at the American Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association’s Frontier Market Council.

Mr. El Akhdar received his MSc in Finance from the George Washington University School of Business and his BA in Accounting and Economics from the American University in Cairo.

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