Omar Bedewy, CFA, FRM, CAIA, Managing Director

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Omar Bedewy is a Managing Director of Distinct Capital Partners Inc. Omar has more than 13 years of broad financial services experience acquired in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). His experience has been attained by working in investment banking, private equity, and investment consultancy. Omar has diverse transaction experience providing merger and acquisitions advisory, financial restructuring and capital raising services for both buy side and sell side clients throughout a wide array of industries.

In 2000, Omar started his career as part of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Corporate Finance team where he was extensively exposed to a various array of due diligence and financial advisory transactions. In 2005, he became part of the newly established Citadel Capital’s subsidiary (ASEC Cement Holding) as the Investment, Financial Planning and Budgeting Manager, assisting the group in new establishments and acquisitions in the cement industry throughout the MENA region. During this time, his team spearheaded highly successful investments in Sudan, Algeria, Iraq and Egypt.

Omar possesses hands-on operational experience as the Chief Investment Officer of Kandil Steel Holding, the largest flat steel producer in North Africa, where he successfully restructured/engineered the Group's financial position. By mid 2008, Omar was selected by Global Investment House to act as the Head of Investment Banking in Egypt. He was responsible for deal sourcing and handling investment banking transactions.

Before joining Distinct Capital Partners, Omar was the Private Equity Director of the Small and Medium Enterprises Fund at the Arab African International Bank, where he was the lead for impact investments.

Omar holds a BSc. Economics; he is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) and a Financial Risk Manager (FRM).