He joined Brunswick after a career in investment banking, most recently working in Fixed Income Sales at Nomura. Prior to this, he worked as a Debt Capital Markets banker within Citigroup’s Investment Banking Division. He received a BA with a major in Economics and concentration in Middle East and Asian Languages and Culture from Columbia University, as well as an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Mustafa is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a Fellow of the Economics Club of New York, a founding member of the next generation board of the Brookings Institution and a member of Chatham House. He was selected as a “Next America Fellow” by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and was named a 40 Under 40 Emerging Leader by M&A Advisor.
While at Brunswick, he has worked on major cross-border and domestic transactions including Alibaba Group’s $25 billion IPO, Dell and Silver Lake’s $67 billion combination with EMC and Actavis’ $70.5 billion acquisition of Allergan. He has also advised global companies including Barclays, BNP Paribas, General Electric, Saudi Aramco and Silver Lake, in addition to counseling on other event-driven engagements.