Walid Abu-Suud

Walid Abu-Suud is the Co-CEO of AGC Equity Partners Limited.

Previously, Mr. Abu-Suud spent 18 years managing investments of the Kuwait Investment Office ("KIO") in London. As Executive Vice President, he was responsible for directly managing half of KIO's assets under management, which included, private equity and real estate. More specifically, he was responsible for the management of all of KIO's global fixed income portfolios and certain large block equity investments. He was also responsible for managing equities, fixed income and private equity investments on behalf of other state funds. For 10 years Mr. Abu-Suud was also a director of St. Martin Property Investment and St. Martin Property Company, which together constituted the real estate arm of Kuwait's Sovereign Fund. These companies owned and managed over 100 prime commercial properties in the UK and continental Europe. Prior to this, Mr. Abu-Suud worked in equity research at JP Morgan.

Mr. Abu-Suud has extensive global equity and debt investment experience and has strong relationships within the London investment community, as well as with sovereign funds and with the investment banking, private equity and hedge fund communities. He has a B.A. in Economics from Harvard (1984) and an M.B.A. in Finance from Wharton (1988).

 

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