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Nizam Azar

Managing Director at Silicon Valley Bank


Nizam is a Senior Advisor responsible for growing and servicing the FX needs of SVB’s Private Equity client base.Before joining SVB, Nizam held various roles at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. where he recently was Vice President in the Alternative Fund Services team responsible for business development. 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 CFOs 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 College.  

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