Ziad Joumblat

Former Partner at Quilvest Private Equity Ltd.

Ziad Joumblat

Ziad Joumblat

Former Partner at Quilvest Private Equity Ltd.

Biography

Ziad first joined Quilvest Private Equity Paris in 2012 as a Partner, with a special focus on hospitality, leisure and restaurant transactions, He was a member of the Quilvest Direct Investment Committee and served on the Board of YO! Sushi. Today Ziad is an Advisory Partner on a special mandate basis attached to the London office and is an Investment Committee member of the Real Estate Select European Opportunities Fund.

Ziad has over 25 years of international business experience and has held senior positions in private equity, consulting and management. He started his career back in 1992 by founding CONSULT for Hotels & Restaurants, an advisory and management platform focused on the hospitality and restaurant sectors in the MENA region. He was responsible for the structuring and management of investment funds under which he developed international restaurant chains across the region. He also advised hotel chains and assisted on the strategic repositioning, financial/operational restructuring and exit strategies of food operators in France and the United Kingdom.

Ziad then joined PrimeCorp Finance Paris in 2002. As a Managing Director, Ziad advised on a number of corporate finance transactions in the Energy, Hospitality, Agribusiness and ICT sectors while heading the Private Equity activity, structuring and co-managing Food & Agribusiness and Real Estate PE Funds in partnership with Rabobank and the CDC respectively.

He also acts as an Operating Partner to a number of restaurant chains across the UK and Continental Europe.

Ziad holds an MBA from Cornell University and ESSEC in Paris. He lives in London with his wife and three children.

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Gazprombank Invest (MENA) S.A.L.

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106

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2

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Senior Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions Group at JLT Specialty Insurance Services, Inc.

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Executive Chairman at Quilvest & Partners SA

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Managing Partner, Director at Quilvest Management LLC

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Managing Director at Quilvest & Partners SA

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Partner at Quilvest Private Equity (Hong Kong)

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Partner, Chief Investment Officer at Primary Capital Partners LLP

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Managing Partner at Quilvest Private Equity Ltd.

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General Counsel at Quilvest Private Equity Ltd.

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Deputy General Counsel at Quilvest Private Equity Ltd.

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Partner at Quilvest Private Equity Ltd.

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Education
MBA

ESSEC has been developing a state-of-the-art educational program that gives the individual pride of place in its learning model, promoting the values of freedom, openness, innovation and responsibility. Preparing future managers to reconcile personal interests with collective responsibility, giving consideration to the common good in their decision-making, and weighing economic challenges against the social costs are some of the objectives ESSEC has set for itself. Its ultimate goal? To create a global world that has meaning for us all.

MBA

Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management is the graduate business school of Cornell University, a private Ivy League university located in Ithaca, New York. It was founded in 1946 and renamed in 1984 after Samuel Curtis Johnson, founder of S.C. Johnson & Son, following his family's $20 million endowment gift to the school in his honor—at the time, the largest gift to any business school in the world. The school is housed in Sage Hall and supports 59 full-time faculty members. There are about 600 Master of Business Administration (MBA) students in the full-time two-year and Accelerated MBA programs and 375 Executive MBA students. The school counts over 11,000 alumni and publishes the academic journal Administrative Science Quarterly.

Career History
Partner
2012 - 2015

Since 1972, Quilvest Private Equity invests and accompanies private small and medium sized companies in their strategic development over the long term. With a team of nearly 100 professionals investing both directly and in funds and a global footprint (in Paris, London, Zurich, Geneva, Luxembourg, New York, Montevideo, São Paulo, Dubai, Singapore and Hong Kong), Quilvest Private Equity manages approximately $4 billion of assets. Quilvest Private Equity offers investment opportunities to its private and institutional investors on a large range of private equity and private real estate funds, direct investments and through strategic partnerships.

Head, Private Equity Department
2002 - 2009
Chief Executive Officer
Prior

Part of Gazprombank OJSC, Gazprombank Invest (MENA) S.A.L. is a company headquartered in Beirut, Lebanon. The firm provides brokerage services.

Boards & Committees
Member, Direct Investment Committee
Current

Since 1972, Quilvest Private Equity invests and accompanies private small and medium sized companies in their strategic development over the long term. With a team of nearly 100 professionals investing both directly and in funds and a global footprint (in Paris, London, Zurich, Geneva, Luxembourg, New York, Montevideo, São Paulo, Dubai, Singapore and Hong Kong), Quilvest Private Equity manages approximately $4 billion of assets. Quilvest Private Equity offers investment opportunities to its private and institutional investors on a large range of private equity and private real estate funds, direct investments and through strategic partnerships.

Member, Board of Directors
Tenure Unconfirmed

YO! Sushi UK Ltd. engages in the operation of restaurants. Its menu includes ikura gunkan, hamachi sashimi, vegetarian yaki udon, makis, and steak shiitake teriyaki. The firm also operates Japanese kaiten sushi bar which provides alcoholic beverages. The company was founded by Simon Henry Warren Woodroffe in 1997 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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