Laila is an investment professional with experience in both the private and public equity markets. Her experience extends across multiple sectors including financial services, retail and healthcare.
Prior to Apis, Laila was at Ezdehar Management, a Cairo-based private equity manager focused on the Egyptian middle market. Prior to that, she was part of the asset management team at HC Securities and Investment, a Cairo-based investment bank.
Laila lives in Cairo, is married and enjoys playing tennis and going on long walks with her dogs.
Areas of expertise
Deal evaluation and management Public equities Specialty lending
What is the single most important thing in life for you?
What do you like the most about Apis?
Its next-generation approach towards private equity; sector focused and geography agnostic. Nowadays, I believe both functional and industry expertise are required to consistently achieve attractive returns.
How would you describe a perfect investment?
An investment realizing an outsized financial return (multiple expansion, earnings growth and leverage) coupled with positive social impact.