Valuation and consulting for financial reporting, federal, state and local tax, investment and risk management purposes.Valuation Advisory
Hakim is a director in the Dubai office and part of the Valuation Advisory practice. He focuses on emerging markets, in particular Middle East and Africa. Hakim has more than 10 years of experience in valuation and corporate finance, and specializes in the valuation of illiquid securities, businesses and intangible assets.
Hakim has performed valuations of equity and debt instruments across a broad spectrum of industries and geographies under the IPEV Guidelines. His clients have included a range of alternative investment fund managers, including private equity, private debt fund managers, hedge fund managers and sovereign wealth funds. His experience includes assisting a broad range of international clients in determining values for financial reporting, tax, business strategy planning and restructuring, transaction advisory support and merger and acquisition purposes.
In addition, Hakim has worked on numerous assignments valuing intangible assets for IFRS 3, IAS 36 and IAS 38 requirements (and U.S. equivalents) including the valuation of customer and other relationships, contracts, licenses, assembled work forces, covenants not to compete, patents, technology, and trade names.
Hakim assists clients in valuation matters including:
Before relocating to Dubai, Hakim was part of the Valuation Advisory practice in London. Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, he was a manager in the valuation department of EY’s global financial services practice in London. Previously, Hakim worked as an analyst in the financial advisory services division of Houlihan Lokey and a credit analyst at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Hakim is fluent in Arabic, English and French and holds an MSc in Finance from the Kedge Business School (France).
Transparent valuations of illiquid investments and complex securities and liquidity solutions through secondary market transactions.Alternative Asset Advisory
Alternative investment valuation for private equity and hedge funds.Portfolio Valuation
$130 million credit facility
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