Incubate Advisory will be hosting another premium workshop on Investment Deal Breakers & Business Turnaround tailored specifically for business owners and private equity professionals. Join the discussion on best practices and insights into potential deal breakers when selling a business or looking for an investment, how to avoid them and strategies to turnaround a business to success.

Who should attend: business owners with a company established 5 years ago & private equity professionals who can benefit their portfolio companies to turnaround and prepare for exit.

Location : Capital Club, DIFC
8:00 am – 10:00 am
22nd November 2017

Part 1

Deal breakers when selling your business
How to detect and address them beforehand
Understanding the investor mindset
Sell-side due diligence
Team Workshop: how to spot deal breakers

Part 2

Strategy for business turnarounds and recoveries
Success stories and fails on turnarounds
Outline of key failures
1 Page Strategy Map for successful recoveries
Case study on the successful turnarounds

Strategy management expert specializing in growth, expansion and exits with 30+ years of Middle-East and international cross-sector experience, 15 years in business turnarounds, growth management and strategy execution. Global Head of Strategy with HSBC successfully developing and executing well-integrated growth strategies.

A seasoned investment professional with 14 years of experience, thereof 10 years in private equity in the Middle East, at Gulf Capital in Abu Dhabi and the direct investment team of the SWF of Oman. Previously, he was an M&A banker at Lehman Brothers in London.

Master of Ceremony:
Shahid Baloch

Shahid is a highly experienced Corporate Banker with over 25 years banking experience in the UAE, with additional exposure to transactions in other GCC markets. He was the Head of Corporate Banking for a prominent UAE Bank for 10 years, and previously headed their Structured Finance and Syndication business.


This workshop is by invitation only so please register on this link to submit your details and receive confirmation of your registration from a member of our team. Alternatively send us an email with your interest to

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