Fadi Aabidi

Managing Director at Al Jawaris

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Last Updated 10/23/2017

General Information

Employment History

Assets Managment Director  - FAS Capital Ltd

Assets Management Director  - Fawaz Alhokair Group

Position, Corporate Finance Department  - Saudi Oger LTD


MBA  - Georgetown University

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Management - Aljawaris

Fadi Aabidi, CFA
Managing Director Fadi has 17 years of combined experience in mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, investment banking, and business and financial consulting. Fadi has served in various senior management roles throughout his career, and is extensively experienced at executing million dollar deals, building on industry savvy and key professional strengths. Before joining Jawaris, Fadi worked with the financial and investment arm of Fawaz Alhokair Group, a diversified Saudi conglomerate with several commercial and business activities, with $1.3 billion annual revenues. As an Asset Management Director, Fadi achieved successful consummation of acquisitions, mergers, and divestiture transactions through performing a multitude of functions including preparing business analysis and valuations, building complex financial models, preparing business plans, performing corporate and financial restructuring, guiding and working with financial and legal due diligence advisers, and preparing, negotiating, and finalizing transaction legal documents with counter-parties. He successfully executed the $200 million acquisition of the 3rd largest fashion retailer in Saudi by the Group's fashion retail subsidiary in record time, and led the bidding divestiture of the $50 million food and beverage business of the Group to final stages. Before that, Fadi worked with Amwal Alkhaleej, the first private equity firm headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, with $530 million assets under management, through offices in Riyadh, Cairo, Egypt and Dubai, UAE. As member of a senior management team, Fadi was responsible for screening numerous deals and selecting investments projected to yield superior returns. In addition, he unlocked financial value through enhancing operating performance of investee companies and accelerating their growth, evaluated mergers and acquisitions, and planned exit strategies. He led financial and legal aspects of potential acquisitions and negotiated deals and terms, and collaborated with management teams at each portfolio company to ensure adherence to business plans. Fadi successfully closed transactions with aggregate investment value of $67 million in education, retail, and fitness sectors. He also guided several other investment opportunities to advanced stages. Before joining Amwal AlKhaleej, Fadi worked in the corporate finance department of Saudi Oger, where he participated in the bidding process for several multimillion-dollar infrastructure projects, and was directly involved in quantitative modelling and due diligence for those projects. In addition, Fadi was also responsible for a multitude of special projects that included business planning, valuations, and implementation of special-purpose transactions. Before that, Fadi worked for Banque Saudi Fransi Advisory Services, where he carried out several corporate finance mandates including private placements and valuations used for negotiating business acquisitions and divestiture transactions for mid-market companies. Fadi holds a BSc. in economics and accounting from the University of Jordan, an MBA from Georgetown University, and he is a CFA Charter holder and member of CFA Institute.

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