Hussein Ayoub

CEO of SiqCap Advisors
London, UK / Dubai, UAE

Hussein is the founder and CEO of SiqCap Advisors and a capital markets expert with an extensive network in the Middle East.

Since 2012, Hussein partnered with media-communications and technology executive Sol Trujillo to invest in various TMT situations across the globe including the US, Latam and the Middle East.

Previously, Hussein was a senior investment banker and led the coverage of Sovereign Wealth Funds and Natural Resources companies in the Middle East for Nomura and Lehman Brothers out of London. Prior to that he was a member of Lehman Brothers’ Global Finance Solutions team in New York. Hussein led well over $50bn of transaction value, including several public and private mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, spin- and split-offs, private placements, exchangeable and convertible bond offerings, equity hedges and various financings for credit derivatives.

Hussein graduated with an M.A. in Jurisprudence from Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University, and is a member of Chatham House London an international affairs think tank. He is fluent in English and Arabic.