Mr. Rama Ayman is CEO of MMG Capital and cooperation partner for international funding at Teknoventure Oy with over 25 years of metals and mining corporate finance and private equity advisory experience. Following a 10-year career as an investment banker at Deutsche Bank (formerly Bankers Trust of New York) in New York and Director of Corporate Finance at BNP Paribas in London, Mr. Ayman joined Arcelor in Luxembourg in 2002 as Corporate VP of M&A until November 2006, few months after its merger with Mittal, when he joined Hatch Corporate Finance as Managing Director until December 2011; most recently Mr. Ayman was Partner and Global Head of Metals and Mining Corporate Finance at KPMG in London prior to joining MMG Capital.
Mr. Rama Ayman has led numerous M&A and Capital Raising engagements, in the metals and mining sector, throughout Europe, Americas, CIS, MENA, Africa, Japan, China and India. He has played a major role in landmark M&A transactions including the €34bn Arcelor-Mittal merger which created the world’s largest steel company and the $13bn Tata Corus merger, and has led over 40 M&A, equity finance and debt finance deals in the steel sector, raw materials for steel, precious metals, base metals, energy metals as well as industrial metals. He holds a BA in Economics, Political Science and Philosophy from University of Illinois Champaign Urbana, and Masters of International Management (MIM) from Thunderbird Global School of International Management in the US.