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Nizam Azar

Managing Director at Silicon Valley Bank

Profile

Nizam is a Senior member of SVB’s Fund Banking FX team where he is responsible for advising Private Equity Fund CFOs on hedging fund level currency risk. He is also involved in business development and ongoing client relationship management. Prior to joining SVB, he held various roles at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. where he recently was Vice President in the Alternative Fund Services team responsible for sales origination. Nizam was also a member of BBH’s North American FX business development team where he played a key role in proactively sourcing and acquiring new to bank institutional clients. Prior to that, Nizam founded the Private Equity Treasury Group at Anglo Irish Bank. In that capacity, he advised CFO’s of private equity funds on FX related strategies and was directly responsible for driving new business development. Nizam earned a BA in Finance and Accounting from Worcester State University.

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