Investcorp hosts its 2019 Leadership Program at IMD Business School in Switzerland

The week-long Program, held on 17-21 March in IMD's campus in Lausanne Switzerland, was attended by more than 60 future leaders from across the GCC, Asia and Europe

Investcorp hosts its 2019 Leadership Program at IMD Business School in Switzerland

Bahrain: Investcorp, a leading global provider and manager of alternative investment products, organized the 2019 edition of its exclusive Investcorp Leadership Program (ILP) at IMD Business School, a leading academic institution specialized in executive education. The week-long Program, held on 17-21 March in IMD’s campus in Lausanne Switzerland, was attended by more than 60 future leaders from across the GCC, Asia and Europe.

IMD is one of the top global providers of executive development. It ranked first in the 2018 FT rankings for open programs and in the top 3 worldwide in Executive Education.

The Investcorp Leadership Program provides participants with a platform that allows them to hone their leadership and management skills and continuously improve their standing as future leaders. It also provides them with knowledge and insight to help them navigate through the increasingly complex worlds of business and finance.

The week-long program concluded with a ceremony hosted by Co-CEO Hazem Ben-Gacem, sharing closing remarks and distributing certificates to all participants.

Commenting on the Program, Mohammed Alardhi, Investcorp’s Executive Chairman, said: “Investcorp has always been committed to youth empowerment. This year’s edition of the Investcorp Leadership Program was very constructive as we sought to prime future young leaders to become successful decision makers by providing them with a platform to sharpen and develop their knowledge, skills and talents. I was particularly impressed by the increasing gender diversity in this year’s program. Through the partnerships we build with prestigious institutions, such as IMD Business School, we ensure that our participants are getting the best value and knowledge from renowned experts and scholars.”

The week-long Program offered a variety of sessions, exploring topics such as blockchain, asset allocation, entrepreneurship and leadership. The sessions were hosted by Investcorp’s senior leadership, along with global experts from Banque Pâris Bertrand and renowned scholars from IMD Business School. The participants also had the opportunity to visit several landmarks in Lausanne, including the Olympic Museum.


About Investcorp
Investcorp is a leading global manager of alternative investments. Led by a new vision, Investcorp has embarked on an ambitious, albeit prudent, growth strategy. The Firm continues to focus on generating value through a disciplined investment approach in four lines of business: private equity, real estate, absolute return investments and credit management.

As at December 31, 2018, the Investcorp Group had US$ 22.5 billion in total AUM, including assets managed by third party managers and assets subject to a non-discretionary advisory mandate where Investcorp receives fees calculated on the basis of AUM.

Since its inception in 1982, Investcorp has made over 185 Private Equity deals in the U.S., Europe, the Middle East and North Africa region and Asia, across a range of sectors including retail and consumer products, technology, business services and industrials, and more than 600 commercial and residential real estate investments in the US and Europe, for in excess of US $59 billion in transaction value.

Investcorp employs approximately 400 people across its offices in Bahrain, New York, London, Abu Dhabi, Riyadh, Doha, Mumbai and Singapore. For further information, including our most recent periodic financial statements, which details our assets under management, please visit:  

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