Ababacar Diaw

Ababacar Diaw

CEO, Impaxis Securities SA

  • Ababacar is Managing Director at Impaxis Group and in charge of Advisory and Capital Markets transactions (M&A / ECM / DCM / Structured & Leveraged Finance)
  • He is also CEO of Impaxis Securities, the licensed broker and capital markets arm of the Group
  • He is a seasoned investment banker with close to 15 years of experience in Corporate Finance and Investment Banking activities with a focus in Business Development and Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • He has originated and executed several transactions of M&A, structured financings and strategy with companies in sectors such as Oil&Gas, Financial Institutions, FMCG, Real Estate, Telecom, General Industries and Retail
  • His coverage is now focused in Sub-Saharan Africa with an emphasis on the WAEMU region and a past coverage experience in EMENA (Europe Middle East and North Africa)
  • Before joining Impaxis Capital in 2012, Ababacar was Senior Associate in the HSBC M&A department in Paris
  • Ababacar previously worked as a Senior Auditor at DELOITTE & Associés in Paris, France
  • Ababacar is graduated from the Master in Finance (“Magistère BFA”) of Paris Dauphine University with specialization in Corporate Finance and Investment Banking through the MBA of Olin Business School / Washington University in St-Louis (USA)
  • Ababacar holds also a Master degree in Economics and International Finance (“DEA 106”) from Paris DAUPHINE University