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Our Senior Management

Sameer Nawaz

Sameer Nawaz joined GIB Capital as Head of Investment Banking in March 2019.
Sameer has over 20 years of investment banking and advisory experience. Most recently he re-established the investment banking department of Al Rajhi Capital. Prior to this Sameer spent almost 11 years with Saudi Fransi Capital as Co-Head Investment Banking where he had lead all of SFC’s complex M&A transactions, most of its premium IPOs and certain pioneering sukkuk transactions.
The bulk of Sameer’s career prior to Saudi Arabia was with UBS (and its predecessors) in investment banking, based out of London. Sameer spent some time with Monitor’s corporate finance advisory business (MAST), engaged on M&A and JV transactions and Datamonitor, where he also authored a series of reports for the Financial Times.
Sameer’s Saudi transaction experience includes pioneering transactions such as Saudi Airlines Catering IPO, Abulmohsen Al Hokair IPO, Bawan Company IPO, advising Almarai on its acquisition of Teeba, advising HADCO on the offer from Almarai, advising National Handling Services on the merger with Saudia Ground Handling and Attar and Almarai’s hybrid sukkuk. Sameer has worked on a wide variety of transactions across multiple sectors.

  • Bachelor of Economics from London School of Economics
  • MBA from London School of Economics, London Business School

GIB Capital is a Single Shareholder Company (Commercial Registration No. 1010244294) with paid-up capital of SR 200,000,000.

GIB Capital obtained its license from the Capital Market Authority under license number 07078-37 on 08/07/1428H (corresponding to 22/07/2007G). GIB Capital obtained the approval to proceed with its business activities from the Capital Market Authority on 03/04/1429H (corresponding to 12/04/2008G).

GIB Capital provides corporate finance services in the Saudi capital markets, and is licensed to carry out the following activities by the Capital Market Authority (“CMA”):

  • Dealing as:
    • Principal
    • Agent
    • Underwriter
  • Managing
    • Investment fund management
    • Discretionary portfolio management
  • Arranging
  • Advising
  • Custody

GIB Capital is a subsidiary of Gulf International Bank B.S.C. with registered office at Low Rise Building 1, Granada Business & Residential Park, Eastern Ring Road, P.O. Box 89589, Riyadh 11692, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.