Mr. Rashed is co-founder and CEO of CORECAP, a leading alternative investment firm in the Middle East. CORECAP’s board of directors and management team combine over 270 years of investment experience in diversified industries. The team has executed a list of regional landmark transactions and is backed by some of the region’s preeminent investors. In 2008, the firm was recognized as a New Champion by the World Economic Forum and selected as a member of the community of Global Growth Companies for its unprecedented growth, innovation and leadership.
Prior to founding CORECAP, Mr. Rashed held several positions in the financial industry. He was the Chief Executive Officer and Board Member of Amwal, Qatar. He was also Vice President of Abraaj Capital where he was involved in the entire value chain of the firm’s private equity business.
Mr. Rashed was formerly part of Dubai Islamic Bank’s senior management team, and prior to that with the Commercial International Bank, Egypt.
Mr. Rashed is a member of the Young Arab Leaders Organization, the Gulf Venture Capital Association and the Egyptian Capital Market Association.
Mr. Rashed holds a Master’s degree with Honors in International Business Administration from ESLSCA University in France and a Bachelor’s degree of Commerce from Helwan University in Egypt.
CORECAP Limited is an alternative investment firm with operations in Dubai and Qatar focusing on the Middle East and Asia. CORECAP MERCHANT BANK LLC, the firm’s financial arm, is amongst the first specialized private equity firms to be regulated by the Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority. In 2008, the firm was recognized as a New Champion by the World Economic Forum and selected as a member of the community of Global Growth Companies for its unprecedented growth, innovation and leadership.
CORECAP is a management driven firm led by its founding partners since inception. CORECAP’s Board of Directors is co-chaired by Sheikh Mohammed Wajih bin Hassan Sharbatly, and Mr. Mohamed Nosseir. The board also includes Mr. Abdulla Saeed Al Thani, Mr. Abdul Hameed Al Sunaid, Sheikh Sultan bin Khaled AlTurki, Mr. Fahd Al-Tarzi, Mr. Ghassan Youssef and Mr. Fawaz Shalan. The partners of CORECAP are represented on the Board by Khaled Hassan Rashed, Co-Founder and CEO, Omar Adel El Maghawry, Co-Founder and Managing Director and Hatem Saad Hendawi, Chief Financial Officer.
CORECAP has successfully structured and offered its investors a spectrum of alternative investment products through three collective investment funds with a total value of US$ 500M.