19-01-2021. Valletta. Mediterrania Capital Partners (MCP), the Private Equity firm focused on growth investments for SMEs and mid-cap companies in North and Sub-Saharan Africa, is pleased to announce the appointment of Hatim Ben Ahmed as Managing Partner of the firm.
Based in Casablanca, Hatim was one of MCP’s founding partners in 2013 and since then he has been leading MCP’s North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa investment teams, successfully executing several investment and divestment processes in various sectors including healthcare, transport and logistics, financial services, construction, retail and IT, and building up a strong track record. Hatim has shown an outstanding ability to generate value in Mediterrania’s portfolio companies using a proactive and hands-on approach.
Hatim’s strong commitment within Mediterrania Capital Partners have gained him the position of Managing Partner. In this role, he will oversee the firm’s mid-cap transactions across all regions of operations in Africa.
With more than 20 years of professional experience, Hatim started his career as a financial auditor for Arthur Andersen in Paris and later joined Accuracy, a corporate finance advisory firm. During his assignments he was involved in a wide range of financial processes including due diligence and company valuations, principally for large corporations in various industries working in Europe as well as India, the USA, Brazil and Australia. Hatim entered Private Equity practice in 2008 with Fons Mediterrania Capital. Today, Hatim sits on the Boards of several portfolio companies managed by Mediterrania Capital Partners funds and is a member of the Investment Committee of Mediterrania Capital Partners.
Hatim is a GMP graduate from Harvard Business School (USA). He holds a Master of Sciences from ESTP Paris (France) and a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance (DESCF).
Albert Alsina, Mediterrania Capital Partners Founder and CEO, said: “Hatim Ben Ahmed’s appointment to the Managing Partner position is a natural evolution for him and our firm. Hatim is an exceptional professional with the right skills, experience and passion to support and inspire the Mediterrania Capital Partners team towards our firm’s goals. We are excited to have him embark on this new opportunity in his professional career.”
About Mediterrania Capital Partners
Founded in 2013, Mediterrania Capital Partners is a dedicated Private Equity firm focusing on growth investments in SMEs and mid-cap companies in Africa with an annual turnover of €20 million to €300 million and expansion strategies into North and Sub-Saharan African markets.
Headquartered in Valletta and with offices in Abidjan, Algiers, Barcelona, Cairo, Casablanca, the company takes a proactive, hands-on approach to implementing the growth strategy of its portfolio companies by driving their Value Creation and ESG processes.
Mediterrania Capital Partners is a regulated financial investment manager licensed by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA), the Financial Services Commission (FSC) in Mauritius and the Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV) in Spain.