We are a complementary team of investment professionals. Our private equity, transactional, and operational experience, both in Asia and internationally, makes us well-positioned to select and structure attractive investment opportunities and drive value in our portfolio companies.
Faris focuses on deal origination, execution and post-transaction portfolio management and he is also a member of the Investment Committee. Prior to Cassia, Faris worked for 10 years at JPMorgan, where he spent 6 years in the Proprietary Investments team focusing on private equity as well as illiquid structured investments across the capital structure.
Before that, he was part of the European Leverage Finance team where he worked on the structuring and execution of several landmark private equity buyouts, leveraged corporate acquisitions and debt restructuring transactions. In between his time at JPMorgan, Faris spent 2 years at Helios Investment Partners, Africa’s leading private equity firm, where he originated and executed over US$300 million of investments across a variety of sectors.
Faris received his MA Honours degree from the University of Edinburgh.