Axis Strategic Partners
The Gate Building
DIFC - Dubai
P.O. Box: 121208
United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971 4 401 9755
Founder & CEO
Services and Capabilities
We invite you to view our extensive portfolio of financial advisory services at Axis Strategic Partners. With a range of industry experts, our strategic services meet the needs of companies all shapes and sizes, from small firms to bustling multinationals. Axis Strategic Partners Middle East and Africa market intelligence and corporate access services complement and greatly enhance our core activities.
Axis Strategic Partners
Your Partner For Growth
Our Senior Advisors
Axis Strategic Partners is proud to have some of the best Senior Advisors on its side. The experience, capability, and track record of our Senior Advisors is the foundation of our regional reach and success in serving our clients. The senior advisors and consultants listed below are independent professionals that assist Axis-SP to provide a unique regional insight and access to a wealth of relationships that complement our ability to serve our clients. These are highly respected individuals who also possess a rich experience in investment banking, corporate finance and private equity
Mohamed Idriss is the Founder & Managing Director of Axis-SP. Mohamed has 20+ years of Investment Banking & Capital Markets experience in the MENA region. Previously, Mohamed was the Managing Director and Head of Global Markets for Middle East and Africa at Nomura International Plc, based in Dubai. In this capacity Mohamed developed Nomura’s capital markets franchise in the region, transforming in the process, Nomura, into one of the top Investment Banking players in the region. Prior to Nomura, Mohamed spent 12 years, in London, with Lehman Brothers, Barclays Capital and Credit Lyonnais, with similar success in building top tier franchises. Mohamed originated, structured and/or executed some of the biggest landmark transactions in the GCC region. Mohamed holds a Masters degree in Applied Mathematics and a Post Graduate Degree in Banking and Finance from Universite Panthéon Sorbonne (Paris I). Trilingual (English, French, Arabic).
“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication" -Leonardo da Vinci-
Middle East & Africa Core Focus
Fully Independent & Client Centric.
Wealth Of Experience
Axis Strategic Partners (“Axis-SP”) is an independent Financial Advisory firm that provides impartial strategic advice, innovative solutions and advisory capabilities to its customers and partners.
Our core markets are comprised of targeted growth areas and sectors in the Middle East & Africa region.
We are truly independent, client centric and focused on providing the best services to our client base, agnostic of products and free of any sort of institutional affiliation.
Our focus is on assisting our customers achieve their strategic and financial objectives by leveraging our wide network of relationships, technical, industry and local expertise to offer them bespoke solutions.
Axis-SP's distinctive strengths reside in:
Unparalleled network in the MEA region – Strong cross-border network and a central presence in the gateway city of Dubai.
Wealth of technical expertise it has access to – Team of seasoned professionals with very strong relationships across the financial services industry and the business communities.
Proven and unique track record of its talented and experienced professionals and Senior Advisors – We maintain a nimble structure to offer our clients the dedicated attention of our experienced Senior Management and remain focused on our core offering.
We Cater For
Selected Countries in Africa
International Firms Seeking Access
Government Related Entities (GREs)
Middle East Coroporations
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