Ivo Detelinov

Ivo Detelinov

Head of Private Equity Funds at Riyad Capital

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Mr. Detelinov joined Riyad Capital in 2013 as a Senior Portfolio Manager exclusively dedicated to the Riyad TAQNIA Fund.  He brings a wealth of technology and investing experience from North America and Europe.  From 1996 to 1998, Mr. Detelinov worked in the Technology Equity Research department at Merrill Lynch where he covered publicly-listed Enterprise Software companies.  From 1998 to 2001, he worked at MWI & Partners, a private equity fund associated with Merrill Lynch.  Following the completion of an MBA degree (Finance) from New York University’s Stern School of Business in 2003, Mr. Detelinov joined the Financial Sponsors Group of Merrill Lynch, where he assisted in origination, diligence and deal execution global PE and VC firms in New York (for seven years) and in London (for three years).  He is a CFA Charterholder.