Mohammad Almojel has joined Atlantic-Pacific Capital as a principal in the firm’s private funds business, with a focus on the Middle East. He previously was an associate director with MerchantBridge Private Equity in Dubai.
Atlantic-Pacific Capital, the largest independent global placement agent and advisory firm, today announced the addition of Mohammad Almojel as a Principal in Atlantic-Pacific’s Private Funds business. As part of Atlantic-Pacific Capital’s global distribution team, Mr. Almojel will focus on marketing and sourcing private equity, real estate and infrastructure funds in the Middle East.
“I am excited to have joined Atlantic-Pacific because of its unique institutional partnership model, global capabilities and full independence. It’s a great opportunity to strengthen the ties between high-quality North American, European and Asian fund managers and the Middle Eastern investor market. The firm’s position will also allow us to better identify differentiated Middle Eastern funds for our limited partners worldwide,” said Mr. Almojel.
Prior to joining Atlantic-Pacific Capital, Mr. Almojel served as Associate Director at MerchantBridge Private Equity in Dubai. Mr. Almojel holds a Directorship at Al-Mojel Group, a diversified holding company in Saudi Arabia, and he is a member of the Board of the Saudi-British Business Council, an economic assembly aimed at strengthening the relationship between Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom. Mr. Almojel earned a BA with Honors from The American University in Dubai and an MBA from Stanford University.
“Having a knowledgeable professional on the ground who speaks the regional language and understands the local culture is both unique and valuable in our industry,” said Vincent Ng, an Atlantic-Pacific Capital Partner in Hong Kong.
Over the last 15 years, Atlantic-Pacific Capital has acted as placement agent and advisor on 55 transactions, raising nearly $40 billion in capital. Recent closings for the firm’s clients have totaled over $3 billion in capital commitments, including the oversubscribed fund-raises for Riverside Partners IV and Drug Royalty II.
Atlantic-Pacific Capital, Inc. (www.apcap.com)
With offices in New York, Greenwich, Chicago, San Francisco, London and Hong Kong, Atlantic-Pacific Capital is the largest independent global placement agent and advisory firm dedicated to raising capital for alternative investment funds and for direct private placement transactions. Typical projects include private equity, real estate, energy and infrastructure fund placements, as well as private placement financings.