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Emergence North Africa Partners


Emergence North Africa Partners

Slim Ouali

Houssem Kheder

Emergence North Africa Partners


Established in 2011, Emergence is a growing investment boutique that is active in MENA region. Headquartered in Tunis, Emergence has a cumulative experience of more than 25 years in Private
Equity and financial advisory. It has an ideal geographical position to cover the North African region (mainly Tunisia and Algeria) while being close to the European, African, and GCC markets.

Emergence provide advice and execution capabilities in connection with mergers and acquisitions, financial restructuring, capital structure advisory, private capital raising, debt raising and strategic advisory. We are a trusted provider of strategic advice to SME’s, family offices, large enterprises, institutions and private equity firms across the MENA region.

Since its inception, Emergence has already closed several transactions, among which the largest PE deal in Tunisia and several prestigious clients (PE funds, family offices, listed companies, DFIs, etc.) have trusted Emergence so far.

Emergence North Africa Partners offers its clients the guarantee of:

  • Regional expertise and experience.
  • Independant and entrepreneurial approach
  • Highest calibre advisory professionals



Emergence advisory services are the following:
M&A and Strategic advisory: providing discreet and independent strategic and financial advice related to M&A

  • Developing appropriate merger, acquisition or divestiture strategies and criteria
  • Identifying potential acquisition or divestiture candidates
  • Performing detailed valuation analyses and financial models for decision evaluation
  • Structuring and leading negotiations related to  the transaction
  • Coordinating efforts until the closing of the transaction

Equity raising and buy-out: Due to the inherent complexity, the input of an experienced advisor is fundamental

  • Evaluating potential financial and strategic alternatives
  • Building Business Plan and valuation models
  • Identifying and selecting potential Investors
  • Preparing an offering memorandum and other appropriate marketing materials
  • Contacting and meeting with qualified investors and organising road shows
  • Assisting clients in structuring, negotiating and closing the transaction

Debt advisory: structuring and raising debt for all strategic operations

  • Evaluating capital structure
  • Performing strategic advice on debt financing objectives
  • Building complex and detailed financial models with repayment capacity assessment
  • Preparing a compelling offering memorandum
  • Assisting in negotiating best terms with selected financial institutions
  • Coordinating due diligence process
  • Assisting in finalizing documentation and insuring successful completion

Private Equity advisory: Creating value for local and international PE firms active or interested in the region

  • Deal generation
  • Comprehensive and PE deal-oriented Due diligence
  • Value creation strategy development
  • Exit
  • LP and institutional investor strategy



Slim Ouali

Tel: + 216 54 67 00 67

Houssem Kheder

Tel: + 216 56 18 18 68

Emergence North Africa Partners

Immeuble Miniar – 4ème étage
Rue du Lac d’Ourmia
Les Berges du Lac
1053 Tunis -Tunisia