ARA Sahakian CPA, CA
Head of Exits
A seasoned Private Equity professional and a Canadian Chartered Accountant with over 10 years experience at PricewaterhouseCoopers Toronto and Dubai and 4 years as a Director at HSBC Private Equity Middle East. Lead numerous successful transactions, managing over $500M in funds, and founded and operated various successful businesses. Active board member of various private and not-for-profit organisations including The Terry Fox Foundation. Ara has a Masters of Accounting from University of Waterloo’s School of accounting and finance program in Ontario, Canada.
Head of Growth
As Head of Growth, Khaled works closely with clients to help them devise and execute their long term strategy focusing on key strategic priorities, assist companies in their business turnarounds and transformation as well as governance and organisation change to help them grow and expand. Khaled has worked several organisations from Westpac in Australia to HSBC In Dubai. He lived in many countries giving him an understanding of the cultural practices in these countries. He has been living in the GCC for more than 22 years with the last 9 years in Dubai.
Brad McMechan, CPA, CA
Head of Acquisitions
As Head of Acquisitions, Brad works with clients to understand their investment strategies and assists them in executing their strategies by sourcing acquisition targets and buy-side due diligence. Additionally he assists clients in executing their exit strategies by sourcing potential acquirers, assisting with exit preparation through sell-side due diligence and providing pre-retirement planning. Brad’s experience spans from fortune 500 companies to start-ups including senior financial and managing director roles. He has lived on 3 continents obtaining valuable exposure and lived in Dubai for the last 16 years.
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