Head of Corporate Development
Specializing in corporate finance, capital raising, M&A, leveraged buyout and financial/operational restructuring.
Mr. Al-Alaoui currently serves on the board of Total Transportation Services and is the founder of Afamia Financial. He was previously the chairman of the board of Something Sweet, and also served on the boards of Portal Service Company and Western Emulsions.
Prior to founding Afamia Financial, Mr. Al-Alaoui was a principal at Saybrook Corporate Opportunity Funds, a Los Angeles-based special situations private equity firm that makes both direct and distressed secondary market investments in companies with difficulty accessing capital due to a variety of operational, legal or structural issues.
Prior to joining Saybrook, Mr. Al-Alaoui was in the Capital Markets Group of Houlihan Lokey where he participated in public and private debt offerings. Prior thereto, Mr. Al-Alaoui worked in the Corporate Finance Group of investment and merchant banking firm Libra Securities.
Mr. Al-Alaoui started his career with KPMG’s Structured Finance Group, where he participated in over $30 billion of securitization transactions. Mr. Al-Alaoui received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst ® designation.