Tarek is the co-founder of Seez a mobile app in the AI/Auto space. Before that he was the Director of Strategy and Business Development at Yahsat, the Aerospace arm of Mubadala. He is also a Venture Partner with Wamda Capital, a VC fund based out of Dubai.
Before moving to Abu Dhabi with Yahsat, Tarek was a Director on the investment team with Abraaj Capital where he lead a number of transactions for the firm and was also heading their Lebanon fund.
Prior to joining Abraaj Capital, Mr. Kabrit was a Principal and Partner with Siraj Capital, where he focused on the UAE, KSA, and Lebanese markets and led 4 SME investments in the telecom, retail, IT, and F&B space. Mr. Kabrit sat on the board for each of the 4 SME investments.
Prior to moving into Private Equity, Mr. Kabrit was with Deutsche Bank’s Merger and Acquisitions team based out of London and then Dubai. As part of Deutsche Bank’s Merger and Acquisitions team, Mr. Kabrit executed over US$ 2bn worth of M&A deals and advised on the largest MENA IPO to date.
Additionally, Mr. Kabrit spent almost 4 years as a strategy consultant with Booz and Co. principally in Beirut. At Booz and Co., he focused on the telecom, healthcare, and industrial sectors and worked on projects all over the MENA region.
Mr. Kabrit holds an MBA from INSEAD, an MSc in Finance and Economics (with merit) from the London School of Economics, a BA in Economics (with distinction) and a BSc in Biology from the American University of Beirut. He is also a CFA level 2 candidate.