About EPEA

EPEA Vision

To be the representative body of the Egyptian PE and VC industry and to serve as the regional hub for fostering the flow of direct investments into Egypt and the surrounding region(s).

To be the pivotal hub for PE and VC professionals, organizations and stakeholders in Egypt, and their gateway to the international community and counterparts.


EPEA Mission

Towards the local PE and VC Industry:

To enhance PE and VC best practices among members, and keep them abreast with the most up-to-date trends in the industry. To do this, EPEA will serve the current needs of the local industry in the areas of capacity building, networking and policy advocacy, through a variety of activities. EPEA will also enhance the understanding of PE and VC among entrepreneurs, investors, government bodies, as well as the general public, through media awareness.

Towards the Egyptian Economy:

To serve as the platform for greater communication within and among the PE and VC regional and international networks, with the aims of facilitating knowledge sharing, enhancing business matchmaking and restoring investors` confidence, to reach the ultimate objectives of boosting direct investment and economic growth.


EPEA Objectives

EPEA seeks to establish and promote a well-developed ecosystem for the Private Equity, Venture Capital and Angel Investment Industry, through four main objectives:

Awareness and Advocacy: targeting various industry stakeholders, including: (1) government & regulator, (2) funding sources, (3) potential investments & SMEs, and (4) service providers such as auditing firms, legal advisors, and business and financial consultants

Capacity Building : targeting industry professionals as well as stakeholders dealing with the industry

Development of Regulatory Framework: work in this area will target the government and the regulator, as well as the parliament (economic committee), and political parties (economic committees).

Setting Industry Standards in light of Best Practices: work in this area will focus on the technicalities of the industry.

In order to reach those objectives, EPEA will also work on:

o Expanding & Diversifying Membership to be able to represent the entire industry
o Expanding & Diversifying Alliances with relevant local and international partners, to enhance its ability to better serve its members and the industry.  


Corporate Founders

· Abraaj - Represented By Mr. Amr Helal
· Beltone - Represented By Dr. Abdel Monem Omran
· Concord - Represented By Mrs. Bahia Ismail 
· Carlyle - Represented By Mr. Hassan M. Elkhatib 
· Citadel - Represented By Mr. Abdallah El Ebiary
· CI Capital - Represented By Mr. Karim Helal 
· EFG-Hermes - Represented By Mr. Samer Safwat Yassa

· Naeem - Represented By Ms. Omnia Kelig

· Union Capital - Represented By Ms. Minoush Abdel Meguid


Individual Founders

· Mr. Alaa Amer
· Mr. Hany Sary El Din
· Mr. Hany Tawfik
· Mr. Hossam Heiba
· Mr. Mohamed Mohieldin Taher
· Mr. Ahmed Adel Aly Badr El Din
· Mr. Ahmed El-Said
· Mr. Ahmed Salem
· Mr. Ahmed Walid El Ogail
· Mr. Amr Helal
· Dr. Basel Roshdy
· Mrs. Ghada El Gohary
· Mr. Haitham Wagih
· Mr. Hamad El Khayat
· Mr. Hany El-Sonbaty
· Mr. Hassan M. Hussein
· Mr. Moataman Daader
· Ms. Mona M. Osman
· Mr. Omar Maghawry
· Ms. Omnia Kleig
· Mr. Sherif Abdel Aal
· Dr. Suzan Hamdy
· Mr. Tarek Allouba
· Mr. Walid Essam