Asset Management, Private Equity, Venture Capital
Member of the Management Board of Ithuba Capital AG
Yahya has over 15 years of experience in the financial industry holding various operational and management positions in corporate and investment banking.
Before joining Ithuba Capital as a Managing Partner, Yahya was COO and Member of the Management Board of Wood & Company based in Prague.
From 2008 to 2010, Yahya was a Member of the Management Board of UniCredit Creditanstalt Investment Bank (CAIB) UK acting as COO based in London. In that capacity, Yahya was responsible for the operational management of the firm including transaction management of special situations deals, restructuring of private equity holdings, risk management, legal & compliance, finance, operations, human resources, systems infrastructure, as well as for the management of UniCredit Group’s equity brokerage subsidiaries throughout Emerging Europe, in particular in Turkey.
Between 2006 and 2010, Yahya was COO of UniCredit Global Equities in charge of operational business management, steering and executing efficiency measures and business initiatives related to its institutional equity franchise and facilitating the implementation of UniCredit Equities’ global business strategy and global support model.
Yahya started his career in the financial industry at Investkredit Bank AG before moving to Bank Austria as an equity research analyst covering Austrian/CEE banks and insurance companies.
Yahya holds a Masters degree in International Business Administration from the University of Vienna.