Farouk Hussein



Farouk focuses on the software and services space in North America, responsible for the Mercury fund in the region.


Farouk joined Hg in 2023. He was previously a Founding Partner at SQN Investors where he helped build the firm’s private equity practice focused on structured and control investments in global software companies. Prior to SQN, Farouk spent over a decade at HGGC and JMI Equity, leading and serving on the boards of numerous enterprise software investments. He started his career in technology M&A at Union Square Advisors.

Opportunities for the future

“Each day, I relish the joy of meeting new founders who are courageously looking to challenge the status quo and build enduring technology businesses. I look to hear their diverse stories, empathize with their struggles and help them think through unlocking the immense opportunities that lay ahead. There is no greater pleasure than being in the trenches with these visionaries, supporting the profitable growth trajectory of their companies and learning alongside them. Building these interpersonal relationships is my passion and the lifeblood of what we do”

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Farouk Hussein joins Hg in North America

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