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Our Senior Management

M. Ahab Minhas

Professional Background

Ahab began his career with Jahangir Siddiqui Investment Bank in Pakistan as a Corporate Finance Analyst where he was involved in a number of high profile merger & acquisition transactions. He also worked on capital market transactions, including debt and equity IPOs. Prior to joining the GIB Investment Banking team in 2005, Ahab was employed with Ernst & Young in Bahrain in their Islamic Financial Services Group as Supervising Consultant.

Ahab brings a wide range of experience to the GIB Investment Banking team. Apart from corporate finance experience, Ahab possesses knowledge of corporate banking, risk management, treasury and retail banking businesses and operations. His corporate finance and corporate banking experience encompasses water & power, petrochemical, energy, transportation, textile, leasing, retail and insurance sectors.

Areas of Expertise
  • Financial modeling
  • Business valuation
  • M&A advisory
  • Strategic business planning
  • Corporate restructuring
  • Commercial due diligence
  • MBA, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder, CFA Institute, USA
Transactional Experience
Select Closed Transactions Type Year
Ebrahim M. Al-Mana & Brothers Co. Sell-side M&A 2016
Bin Dawood Superstores Sell-side M&A 2016
Al Alamiya for Cooperative Insurance Co Rights issue 2015
Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden) Rights issue 2014
National Commercial Bank (NCB) IPO 2014
General Lighting Company (GLC) Sell-side M&A 2014
Middle East Specialized Cables Company Rights issue 2013
Hail Cement Company IPO 2011
Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. IPO 2010
Abdullah A. M. Al-Khodari Sons Company IPO 2010
Saudi Steel Pipe Company IPO 2009
Al-Othaim Supermarkets IPO 2008
Halwani Brothers IPO 2008
Petromin Oils Sell-side M&A 2007
Ajlan & Bros. P. Placement 2006
Al Baraka Banking Group IPO 2006
Al Baraka Banking Group P. Placement 2006

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.