Co-founder, Managing Partner
Houssem Kheder is Founding and Managing Partner at Emergence Partners. He has 15 years of experience in Private Equity, investment banking and financial advisory gained at Swicorp Private Equity, KPMG Paris and UBS Paris.
At Emergence, he has advised clients on domestic and cross-border M&A, fundraising and debt raising transactions in the fields of private education, healthcare, agribusiness, packaging and financial services. Houssem is leading the firm new principal investment practice. He is also in charge of the firm’s HR and marketing efforts.
Prior to that, he held an Investment Manager position within the Intaj Fund investment team, managing circa USD 220m. While at Intaj, he executed several PE deals in consumer goods, logistics and packaging industries in Tunisia, Algeria and Turkey. Previous experiences include KPMG and UBS investment bank in Paris.
Mr. Kheder holds a Master of Science in finance from EM Lyon Business School, Lyon, France and a Bachelor of Science in management from IHEC Carthage, Tunis.
Mr. Kheder is based in Tunis, he speaks French, English and Arabic.