Marianne Ghali

Chairman & Managing Partner

Sphinx Private Equity Management


Managing Director and Chairperson of Sphinx Private Equity Management. Managing Director of Grandview Investment Holdings.

From 1990 – 2006, Ms. Ghali managed the Egyptian pound endowment of the American University in Cairo. Over that period, Ms. Ghali has grown the endowments’ net assets under management at an average of 30% annually in USD terms, and successfully delivered lucrative Exists from 90% of the portfolios managed. In 2005, Ms. Ghali partnered with Cairo-based Citadel Capital to create Sphinx Private Equity Management International. Assets under management stand today at US$ 100 million, in SMEs in Egypt. In 2011 Sphinx Launched the Sphinx Turnaround Fund with IFC, EIB, SIFEM and Citadel to invest in distressed SME’s in need of restructuring.

Ms Ghali is a Trustee and Treasurer of the Qalaa Holdings (Citadel Capital) Scholarship Fund and Board member of several industrial companies. Ms Ghali Holds a BA in Economics from AUC.

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