Rami Kilajian is the co-founder and Managing Partner of Trucial Investment Partners (TIP), with over 15 years of experience in the Private Equity and Investment Banking sectors.
Prior to TIP, Rami was a Managing Director at Dubai International Capital since 2005 serving in a number of different roles, including most recently as Managing Director of Private Equity and Co-Head of the Middle East business.
In his role at DIC, Rami was responsible for origination, structuring, managing and exiting investments across various sectors including Industrial, Telecom, Hospitality, Retail, and Infrastructure, having worked on transactions valued at more than US$10 billion in Europe, US and the Middle East. His transactional experience includes the Mauser Group, Doncasters Group, KEF Holdings, Rivoli Group, Ishraq Gulf Real Estate Holding, and Oger Telecom. He also focused on fund structuring and capital raising, and was a key member in setting up the $300 million MENA Infrastructure Fund. Rami served as a Board member of Mauser Group (Board member), KEF Holdings (Board and IC member), Rivoli Group (Board member), Ishraq Gulf Real Estate Holding (Board member), MENA Infrastructure Fund (Board and IC member), CB Richard Ellis – Middle East (Board member).
Prior to joining DIC in 2005, Rami worked in the Investment Banking Division of Goetzpartners Corporate Finance in Paris where he focused on the Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT) sector in Europe. Previously, he was an analyst in the IPC Group in Merrill Lynch in Paris covering the MENA region.
Rami hold a M.Sc. in Finance from ESCP-EAP in Paris and a B.Eng. in Industrial Engineering from the Lebanese American University.