Samuel Zayat


Alexander Partners

With over 25 years’ experience in M&A, financial planning, financing and strategic advisory, Samuel Zayat conducted more than 40 M&A, privatization, private equity, project financing, fundraising or strategy assignments, with a large exposure to technology sectors as well as to emerging markets: 

- With a strong focus on telecoms services and infrastructure, IT, technology and support services

- Other client sectors have included real estate, industry/manufacturing, hotels & tourism, mining, utilities, air transport, financial services, highway concessions, agriculture, building materials, steel and alloys, consumer goods and retail, wine, tobacco, ... 

- In Europe + emerging markets (of which SE Asia, CEE, North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa)

- Advising both trade players, financial investors and governments 

Co-founded Alexander Partners (partnership) in 2015 and has since developed this investments & advisory business. Alexander Partners is the sole French partner of Infinita, the international M&A alliance focussing on the midcap segment.  

Samuel held previous directorships at Rothschild ((London-Paris), HSBC (Paris) and Linkstone Capital (London-Paris) and Opera Capital Partners (Stockholm-Paris). He started his career as a management consultant with Mercer Management Consulting (Paris-London-Copenhagen)

Samuel holds the French, Belgian and Syrian nationalities; has graduated from Solvay Business School (ULB -Brussels), and speaks French, English, Dutch, Italian, and Arabic with notions of Spanish

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