Michael Porter is Partner at Emergence Partners, leading cross-boarder M&A transactions.
Michael began his corporate finance and advisory career over 25 years ago as a member of the Founding Team and Executive Partner of Swicorp – a MENA focused investment bank licensed by the Saudi FSA and the DIFC.
During his career, Michael advised on more than USD 2 Billion of M&A transactions, strategic alliance, IPO’s, etc. across a variety of sectors including, hospitality, food, retail, energy and media. He also served as the Chief Risk Officer of the Swicorp Group with Assets under Management of USD 1.3 Billion.
Mr. Porter holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Thunderbird School of Management (USA) and a B.S.B.A. from University of Central Florida.
Michael is based in Tunis and Geneva, he speaks French and English