Hamed Masri has built a successful track record of deal origination, placement, and execution, during his career in private equity and investment banking.
Hamed cofounded Levantcorp Advisory & Financial Services in September 2009, a firm dedicated to the advancement of small and medium sized businesses in Jordan and the West Bank. With an ethos of promoting socially impactful outcomes alongside financial returns, Levantcorp has shifted its strategy in 2012 to service the IT & Media sectors in the region under a new brand name: Sequence Labs.
Prior to launching Levantcorp in September 2010, Hamed was an Investment Associate at Dubai World’s Real Estate and Leisure team in the UAE where he co-managed and led transactions in Europe and Africa. Before returning to the Middle East in 2008, Hamed was with the Leveraged Finance and Financial Sponsors team at UBS Investment Bank in London and New York. During his time at UBS, he worked on several high-profile leveraged buyouts and acquisitions in an array of sectors, including: Utilities, Energy, Consumer Retail, Media & Technology, Construction, and Real Estate. Hamed is currently a board member at HTC Limited, a diversified holding company with regional business activities in Oil & Gas, Specialty Consumer Goods, and Financial Services.
Hamed received his Bachelors of Science in Economics with concentrations in Finance and Operations Management from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.