Umair Khalid is Vice President at Pacific Gate Partners based in Chicago. Mr. Khalid has over ten years of experience in technology, private equity, and investment banking in the US, Asia, Europe, and Africa. At Pacific Gate Partners, Mr. Khalid works on a variety of equity financing opportunities, cross border M&A transactions, joint ventures, and planning and implementing long term business strategies to achieve the firm’s objectives. Before joining Pacific Gate Partners, Mr. Khalid worked at Phatisa – Pan African Housing Fund. At Phatisa, he identified and worked on private equity investment opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa and closed multiple deals in the East Africa region. Prior to Phatisa, Mr. Khalid worked at Ericsson, a networking and telecommunications company, in a variety of roles across multiple countries.
Mr. Khalid received MBA with concentrations in Strategy, Finance, and Entrepreneurship from Carnegie Mellon University. Mr. Khalid holds Series 24, 63 and 79 licenses.