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Miguel Azevedo

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Miguel Azevedo

Managing Director, Chairman of Investment Banking Middle East and Africa, Citigroup
Miguel Azevedo

Miguel joined Citigroup in 2010 as Head of Corporate and Investment Banking Portugal. In mid-2012, he was appointed Head of Investment Banking Africa (exc. SA & Egypt). In November 2017 Miguel was appointed Head of Investment Banking for the Middle East and Africa (ex SA) and in January 2023 he was appointed Chairman of Investment Banking Middle East & Africa. Miguel has an MBA in Finance from City University Business School in London and a BSc in Economics from Nova School of Business and Economics in LisbonIn the M&A space, Miguel has been extremely active with his Citi colleagues in advising on reference transactions for Middle East and African clients such as Helios Investment Partners, TGI (Nigeria) and Access Bank (Pan-african) in Africa and Network International and DP World (UAE); Euromoney named Citi the Best Advisory Bank in both Africa (2020) and the Middle East (2020 and 2021);In the Equity Capital Markets space, Miguel and the Citi team have been the clear leaders in the Middle East and Africa regions leading more Equity offerings than any other institution; most recently those include IPOs for VIVO and ASA international in 2018 and Network International, Jumia and Airtel Africa in 2019 and several equity offerings in 2020 and 2021 for companies like Jumia and Helios Towers; in 2022 Miguel and his Citi colleagues were Joint Global coordinators in DEWA (UAE) IPO, one of only 3 IPOs in EMEA region above 6bn USD; in the last 3 years, Citi has been the leader in the Equity Capital Markets space; in 2021 it was named Best Investment Bank in the Middle East.