Yassine Mekki Berrada
Yassine Mekki Berrada joined Ascent Capital Partners (IMAP Morocco) in 2013 as a Senior Associate. He began his career at Crédit Agricole Investment Bank in Paris in the credit analysis department and later joined the bank’s Mergers & Acquisitions department, where he was involved in several strategic transactions in the Industrial sector. From 2008-2013, Yassine worked at KPMG, then in PricewaterhouseCoopers’s Transaction Services department in Paris, where he gained significant buy-side and financial due diligence experience. As Assistant Manager, he was also involved in several M&A transactions for various private equity and corporate clients, across a broad range of sectors including Telecommunications, Agribusiness and Healthcare. He also spearheaded several due diligences for a number of cross-border buy-side transactions in Morocco (e.g. Maroc Telecom) and in the U.S. (e.g. Pfizer's nutrition baby food business and Rexam PLC's personal care business).
Yassine holds a Master’s Degree in Corporate Finance from Audencia Nantes Ecole de Management.