Managing Partner

Amr joined LCP in March 2016.

Amr was responsible for EAEF's investment in Orchidia, and NIS. He was also responsible for LCP Fund II's investment in DSQ Group and MNT-Halan.

Prior to joining Lorax Capital Partners Amr was a Managing Director at EFG Hermes Investment Banking, and was the most senior member of the Egypt Investment Banking office who played an integral role in developing a department of 25 professionals. During his time at EFG, Amr closely worked with the group’s CEO on the strategic initiatives for the group including taking the lead on the USD 55 million acquisition of Tanmeyah Microenterprise Services and reaching an agreement to exit the group's stake in Credit Libanais in a deal valued at about USD 490 million. On the Investing Banking front, he executed M&A, Equity and Debt transactions worth USD 32.5 billion including the sale of 50% of Medsofts Group to Archer Daniels Midland, Qalaa Holding’s on its divestment of Al Rashidi El Mizan to Olayan Financing Company for c.USD95 million. He also advised on Ghabbour Auto’s USD125 million rights issue and on an equity placement of secondary shares worth c.USD72 million, the USD 2.6 billion demerger of OTMT from Orascom Telecom, Actis on its USD 244 million acquisition of a 9% stake in the Commercial International Bank, as well as Weather Investment on its USD25.7 billion merger with VimpelCom.

Prior to joining EFG, he worked at the Commercial International Bank Egypt (CIB) and holds a BA in Economics from the American University in Cairo.