Marco Ammirati – CEO, Arkios UAE

Marco, a French national is the Head of Arkios’ Corporate Finance team based in Dubai, UAE.

Marco has 14 years of experience in Private Equity and M&A transactions, of which 8 spent in the Middle East and especially in emerging markets where he has advised European blue-chip clients in assessing privatisation of several state owned enterprises including the acquisition from a foreign investor of selected assets of Iraqi Airways (now under liquidation). Prior to PwC where he served as Director of Corporate Finance, Marco worked at the private equity desk of an Abu Dhabi based family office and Dubai International Capital, where he gained extensive experience in originating, evaluating and executing investments in SMEs and cross-border investments in EU/USA companies with an EV between USD 30 and 300m.

He is experienced in a wide range of industries including aerospace & defence, industrial manufacturing, food processing, hospitality, ICT, retail, financial services and constructions.

Marco holds a BA in Accounting & Finance from Parma University and an MBA in Finance from the Politecnico University of Milan.

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