Arabian Hotel Investment Conference

09 – 11 April 2019 | AHIC Village, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

2019 Session

Investor panel: Alternative Structures for Finance and Sources of Funding for Hotels; How do you Bring in Capital to Hotel Investments?

Augostino Sfeir photo

Mr. Augostino Sfeir, CFA, is the Chief Investment Officer at United Real Estate Company (URC), as well as a member of URC's Executive Management & Investment Committee. He sits on the board of various related companies.  Mr. Sfeir is a seasoned institutional Investment expert with 15+ years of extensive experience in managing large, complex investment portfolios, across all major asset classes, including private equity and real estate. Hands-on experience in asset management/consulting, Investment banking perspective strategy, as well as M&A & corporate finance activities at the corporate level.  Mr. Sfeir has a notable, multi-million transaction Deal List, which were executed during several prior positions.

He is currently responsible for all investments & strategic planning activities at URC, from originating, to carrying out due diligence, structuring, financing, negotiating and closing transactions.

Mr. Sfeir holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a focus on Finance, from Balamand University, Lebanon, and a certificate of completion in Hospitality Management from Conrad Hilton College - University of Houston, USA. He is also a CFA Charter holder.