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Guggenheim KBBO hires Mena banking head

handshakeDubai-based investment firm Guggenheim KBBO Partners has appointed Omar Abu Innab to head up its Mena investment banking coverage. Innab joins from Goldman Sachs where he was and executive director of its investment banking division in Mena, working with sovereigns, corporates, private equity firms and family offices in the region.  Prior to his time at Goldman Sachs, Innab has also worked for Credit Suisse and Citigroup in both the Middle East and New York. “Omar’s track record, deep understanding of the Mena market, strong relationships, business acumen and overall leadership will be invaluable as we continue to expand our presence in the region,” said Mohammad Barraj, chief executive of Guggenheim KBBO Partners, a joint venture between US investment bank Guggenheim and Mena-based investor KBBO. Earlier this year Guggenheim KBBO appointed Virginie Afota as its new head of asset management. ©2019 funds global mena

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