The Euromoney Kuwait Conference

Yazan Abdeen

Lead Fund Manager, Head of MENA Liquid Assets

Sedco Capital


Yazan Abdeen heads the regional liquid assets team at Sedco Capital. The team manages public equity funds as well as income assets. Yazan was previously the fund manager with ING Investment Management within MENA. He has over 13 years of experience analysing and valuing companies in the region. In his previous role at Union Properties, Yazan headed the investment division where he was responsible for managing the proprietary public equity portfolio investing in the MENA capital markets. The team also oversaw a portfolio of private equity investments in the Dubai real estate sector and related industries. Yazan was a vice president of asset management at Noor Capital, Abu Dhabi, responsible for the structuring and co-managing of the MENA Opportunity Fund and Noor Capital’s proprietary public equity portfolio. He also spent two years at Damac Investments, where he co-managed a $1bn MENA public equity portfolio. Yazan started his career at Capital Trust, Lebanon, as a corporate finance analyst within a team which provided corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions advisory for various transactions in Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan and KSA. Yazan holds a BSc in Mathematics and Computer Science from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon and an MBA from London Business School.


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Tue 15 Sep 2015

JW Marriott Hotel, Kuwait City