Murtaza Hussain


Murtaza Hussain has over 10 years of experience in corporate finance and private equity. At The Abraaj Group, he is a member of an investment team responsible for the Group’s investments in the energy infrastructure space in the global growth markets of Africa, Latin America, Asia and Middle East. He is involved in all aspects of the investment process including deal origination, structuring and execution, and portfolio management.

Mr. Hussain has worked on several landmark transactions including The Abraaj Group’s acquisition of K-Electric. He has also spent over 2 years in the Group’s strategy team, where he was responsible for executing the Group’s strategic initiatives relating to expansion of product lines and geographic remit of the business through both organic and inorganic initiatives.

Prior to joining The Abraaj Group, Mr. Hussain worked in the Investment Banking Division of BMO Financial Group in Toronto where he was part of the Metals & Mining Group, primarily involved in mergers and acquisitions and asset spin-offs. He advised some of the largest mining companies including Barrick Gold, Newmont Mining and Cameco.

Mr. Hussain graduated with distinction from McGill University with a major in Finance and Accounting.