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Amina Amouri

Independent Investment advisor (M&A/DCM/ECM)

Rabat, Morocco

$2,000/day

Senior Finance professional with over 13 years experience in originating, executing and managing transactions in a broad range of sectors. I have been based in Casablanca, Morocco working on M&A transactions(regional and cross border), DCM and ECM transactions. I have been managing a team of 10 investment bankers in one of the leading investment banks in Africa : BMCE Bank Of Africa. I have been working on multiple sectors to help companies raise funds both on the equity and debt financial instruments allowing me to have a complete understanding of their needs. I have also been active on sell and buy side transactions for private equity funds or strategic operators for either their investment or divestment needs.

Domain experience

Relevant Total Experience: 13 years

Seniority Level: Senior

Sector Experience: 

Retailing

Skills

Skilled in: Portfolio Services & Add-on M&A, Sell-side M&A, Corporate Development

Technical Skills: Salesforce, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Office, Capital IQ

Languages: Italian, Arabic, English, French

Work Experience

Indépendant

Iris Advisory - Independent Investment advisor (M&A/DCM/ECM)

01/01/2021

 

- Now

Areas of Expertise: ▪ Due diligence ▪ Financial modeling (business plan development) ▪ Financial structuring ▪ Preparation of information memoranda ▪ Financial analysis ▪ Financial feasibility study ▪ Fundraising (debt/equity/hybrid instruments) ▪ Negotiating with investors/funders ▪ Negotiating transactional legal documentation (in partnership with a legal advisor). Examples of missions: - Sell side advisor for the sell of a majority stake of a company operating in Morocco in the agricultural sector (ongoing) – confidential - Financial advisor sell side in the context of a minority stake capital raise for a company operating in the supply and installation of equipment for the irrigation and drinking water supply market in Morocco (ongoing) - confidential. - Fundraising focused on Moroccan investors for an international private equity fund specialized in Biotech and Medtech startups (ongoing) – confidential - Senior consultant advisor for SOCAP Advice, a french private placement agent helping private equity funds in their Fundraising and acting as advisors for secondary transactions. Example of transactions: - fundraising for one of the most experienced Pan-African venture tech fund for their second fund (last closing expected in 2023): Partech africa - fundraising for a southeast african private equity fund active in underserved countries: Madagascar/Mauritius/Zambia/Tanzania/Malawi/Mozambique for their second fund vintage 2023: Inside equity capital - secondary transaction on a portfolio of 8 companies initiated by a french private equity asset manager focused on small cap investments in France in order to create a continuation vehicle. This vehicle will allow the management team to continue working to maximize the value of the portfolio companies that have lost time during the Covid Pandemic- confidential

BMCE Capital Conseil

Invesment Banking Director of the execution team

01/05/2010

 

- 31/12/2020

Areas of Expertise: - Advisor in the context of financial transactions (mergers & acquisitions, issuance of bonds and commercial paper, fundraising, etc.) - Business plan elaboration, financial modeling, and analysis of investment projects - Enterprise valuation - Drafting of reports - Negotiation with investors/clients - Management of junior analysts, associates and managers and participation to the recruitment process - Meeting with potential clients and investors. Example of transactions: - Advisor of the shareholders of “Comptoire Agricole du Souss”, in the sale of 100% its equity to DPI (Development Partners International) and Africinvest in order to merge with CMGP Group and create a Moroccan and Pan African leader in irrigation, agricultural supplies, solar energy and water treatment solutions – 2021 - Advisor of Label’Vie Group (Carrefour Morocco) for a bond issuance (leading consumer goods retailer in Morocco) -2019 - Advisor of Aradei capital, leading real estate fund in Morocco, for a bond issuance -2018 - Advisor of Label’Vie Group (Carrefour Morocco) for a capital increase (leading consumer goods retailer in Morocco) -2017 - Involved in the development of the strategy and the creation of a leading financial group in Sub-Saharan Africa “BOA Capital” - 2015 - Initial public offering of the shares of « Résidences Dar Saada » specialized in social housing development – 2014 - Issuing of bonds by the Moroccan agriculture group Zalagh holding (35 MUDS) - 2014 - Advisor of a leading car dealer in Morocco and Sub-Saharian Africa in the acquisition of distribution rights from a leader car producer in USA (confidential) - 2013 - Issuing of “bonds de sociétés de financement” (equivalent of commercial paper for credit finance companies) by RCI Finance Maroc (subsidiary of Renault group) - 2013 - Adivisor of Sofiprotéol under the process of a mandatory takeover bid initiated following the acquisition of 41% stake in Lesieur SA (leader in vegetable oil and soap production in Morocco) – 2012 - Issuing of bonds redeemable in shares by Alliances Développement Immobilier (leading real estate developer in Morocco) (120 MUSD) - 2012 - Issuing of bonds by Alliances Développement Immobilier (ADI) (120 MUSD) – 2011

Oddo & Cie

Private Equity Investment Analyst Intern

01/03/2008

 

- 31/05/2009

Venture capital (focused on cleantech) and growth capital - Drafting of memoranda and market analysis - Financial analysis and financial modeling - Involved in various stages of a transaction: pitching, sourcing, structuring and execution - Examples of investments: Bike expand - capital increase - Innovative bicycle accessories Trace one - selling of minority stake - online collaborative platform for suppliers of distributors (supermarkets) Concoursmania - capital increase - specialist of online marketing promotion. Funds of funds - Selection of potential investments - Meetings with more than 40 European funds investing in the small and mid cap sector - Financial analysis of portfolio companies, redaction of investment memoranda

Education

Université Paris Dauphine - Master in Asset Management (222)

Master 222 - Asset Management

01/01/2008

 

- 31/12/2009

Formation en alternance : 3 jours/3 jours

Université Paris Dauphine - Bachelor in Finance

finance

01/01/2004

 

- 31/12/2007