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Zakir Rizvi

Partner at Global Capital Management


Mr. Rizvi is a Partner in Global Capital Management, a fully owned subsidiary of Global Investment House and has over 14 years of experience in valuations, M&A and transaction advisory, having worked with leading international consulting firms, including the Big Four. Zakir is the Chairman of a leading F&B company in the GCC, he has been the Vice Chair of a listed finance company in Jordan, he sits on the board of a bank in Malaysia and on the board of a consumer finance company in Kuwait. Prior to joining the GCM team in June 2011, in his advisory roles he advised on some of the landmark M&A transactions in the MENA region, totaling in excess of US$ 10 billion.

Zakir is a CFA Charter holder from CFA Institute USA, an attendee of Harvard Business School’s Private Equity and Venture Capital Programme. He holds an MBA from Institut Européen d‘Administration des Affaires (INSEAD), France besides holding Masters in Economics from IAE Graduate School of Management, France and Masters in Economics from Government College Lahore, Pakistan.