Ali joined Quilvest in 2007 and is a Principal in the Private Equity Team. Ali works in Quilvest’s London office and focuses on leveraged buyout transactions and other types of direct investments in the UK and Continental Europe. He has also actively been involved with a number of Quilvest’s direct investments in the US.
Prior to joining Quilvest, Ali spent several years in the Buyouts Deal Team in the New York office of American Capital (NASDAQ: ACAS), a leading middle market private equity fund, where he focused on control leveraged buyout transactions in a broad array of industries. Prior to that, Ali spent 5 years at Merrill Lynch & Co. in New York, where he worked in the Financial Sponsors Group within Investment Banking, and focused on originating and executing debt, equity and M&A transactions on behalf of a number of private equity firms.
Ali graduated with Honors from Harvard College with an A.B. in Economics, and received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.