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Analisko Capital SARL specialises in long-term investment strategies and structures, with a focus on Family Offices and Private Equity.

Analisko Capital prides itself in being selective to maximise positive impact and value creation for its clients and partners, as an Investor or Non-Executive Director.

 

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Rajaa Mekouar

Rajaa Mekour

CEO / Founder

Rajaa is the Head of Private Equity of a Family Office based in Luxembourg, which represents the interests of local investors.

She is a seasoned Private Equity investor with a 20-year experience across Europe and emerging markets, where she developed long-term trust-based relationships and networks, in particular with Family Offices and entrepreneurs and across different investment strategies.

Until January 2019, Rajaa was a Senior investment team member of Kharis Capital, a long-term direct investment firm backed by families and dedicated to Consumer markets. Kharis was founded in 2015 and has €600m+ AuM.

Before joining Kharis, Rajaa was the founding partner of Maera Capital, an advisory and co-investment boutique dedicated to private investors with a focus on consumer and agribusiness investments. Amongst her achievements at Maera Capital is the creation and build up of Terra Magna Capital, a vehicle dedicated to Latin American farm investments (row crops across 110,000 hectares).

Rajaa´s Private Equity career started at Draper Fischer Jurvetson, the leading US Venture firm, in 2002, before joining Lazard European Private Equity Partners, of which she was a founding principal. She later joined Change Capital Partners, an LBO mid-cap fund originally backed by the Halley family focused on European investments in the consumer/FMCG/retail.

Rajaa´s first work experience was at Procter & Gamble where she led brand management projects in the Household Products division in France, the UK and Germany during 4 years.

She holds a number of board seats as a non-executive director with regulated family investment companies and funds in Luxembourg dedicated to Private Equity.

Rajaa is a graduate of HEC Grande Ecole (France) and holds an INSEAD MBA. She speaks English, French, German, Spanish and Arabic.

She was raised in Morocco and holds British citizenship, having spent most of her career in London before moving to Luxembourg end 2015.

Rajaa was the President and the CEO of LPEA (www.lpea.lu), where she initiated the highly successful LPEA Insights conference series (www.lpeainsights.lu) between July 2018 and August 2020. She is a regular guest speaker at PE conferences across Europe, with a focus on Family Offices and Private Wealth.