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Khaled AshourManaging Director

Khaled is a Managing Director at Foros where he advises clients across sectors on Mergers & Acquisitions transactions.

Khaled’s recent transaction experience includes advising SEACOR on its $1 billion Take-Private Transaction with AIP; Acreage Holdings on its amended plan of arrangement with Canopy Growth; Diplomat on its $0.9bn sale to OptumRx; Kodak on its issuance of $200 million of convertible preferred stock to Southeastern Asset Management; IFS on its acquisitions of WorkWave and Astea; MDC on its sale to ShoreView Industries; Intersil on its $3.2 billion sale to Renesas; Analog Devices on its $14.8 billion acquisition of Linear Technology and its $2.5 billion acquisition of Hittite; Lenovo on its $2.9 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google and its $2.3 billion acquisition of IBM’s x86 server business; Verizon on its $10.5 billion divestiture of wireline operations in California, Florida and Texas; Carpathia on its sale to QTS; WideOpenWest on the sale of 50% interest to Crestview; and ST Telemedia (Level 3’s largest shareholder) on Level 3’s $7.3 billion acquisition of TW Telecom. In addition, Khaled has advised clients in the energy sector on over $20 billion of M&A and financing transactions.

Prior to joining Foros, Khaled spent 12 years at Credit Suisse, most recently as a Director in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group and, prior to that, in the Technology, Media and Telecom and the Global Energy groups. Previously, Khaled was an analyst at McKinsey & Company.

Khaled earned a B.A. (with highest honors) in Economics from The American University in Cairo and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

  • Khaled is a Managing Director at Foros where he advises clients across sectors on Mergers & Acquisitions transactions.

Select Deal Experience

  • Advised SEACOR on its $1 billion Take-Private Transaction with AIP
  • Advised Acreage Holdings on its amended plan of arrangement with Canopy Growth
  • Advised Diplomat on its $0.9bn sale to OptumRx
  • Advised Kodak on its $200 million issuance of convertible preferred stock to Southeastern Asset Management
  • Advised IFS on its acquisitions of WorkWave and Astea
  • Advised MDC on its sale to ShoreView Industries
  • Advised Intersil on its $3.2 billion sale to Renesas

Prior Experience

  • Director, Mergers & Acquisitions, Credit Suisse
  • Analyst, McKinsey & Company

Education

  • B.A. (with highest honors), The American University in Cairo
  • M.B.A., Harvard Business School