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Key Management Biographies
Sulaiman M. Al-Rubaie
Managing Partner, Global Capital Management
Mr. Al-Rubaie has more than fourteen years of experience in corporate finance and private equity. He received his MBA from London Business School and Bachelors of Science Degree in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. He started his career in London with boutique investment bank Brask and Company (acquired by Kaupthing Bank), in a placement and later in their M&A team with a focus on high growth industries. During his stint at Brask and Company, he worked on the three-way merger of three of the largest protective work wear clothing companies in the UK. He has also assisted in the secondary placement of a credit bureau company and later its sale to a Norwegian holding company. After Brask and Company, he moved back to Kuwait to join Global Investment House's investment banking division where he led and co-led the formation, placement, and strategic monitoring of companies in the various sectors including real estate development, construction, healthcare and fitness, Takaful, and consumer finance. He was also involved in the secondary equity placement of Kuwait Reinsurance Company, Housing Finance Company, and Future Kid Entertainment Real Estate Development Company. He later joined Eastgate Capital Group, the private equity and real estate investment arm of National Commercial Bank of Saudi Arabia, and participated in their opportunities evaluation and transaction team. He rejoined Global in the Private Equity team in 2010. He is the Chairman of a listed consumer finance company in Jordan, one of the biggest logistics companies in Kuwait and a listed steel manufacturing company in Oman, Vice Chairman of Frontier Markets Council of the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA), the leading Emerging Markets focused PE Association.

Ihsan Sancay
Partner, Global Capital Management
With his 18 years private equity and corporate finance experience, Mr. Sancay co-heads the Private Equity practice at GCM. In this role, he led several investment and exit processes in MENA and Turkey and also represented GCM on the Board of Directors of investee companies. He managed the investment process of various high profile buyout transactions, namely Bicakcilar, Yargici and SPX and the exit process of TAV Airports. Before setting up the Global office in Istanbul in 2008, he worked for IS Private Equity, the private equity arm of Turkey's biggest private bank (in terms of assets). During his tenure with IS Private Equity, he witnessed and experienced the evolution of the private equity industry in Turkey and steered some landmark deals and exits in sectors such as healthcare, cinema and entertainment, retail, production and heavy industrials. Ihsan commenced his career with Coopers and Lybrand in 1997, and following the merger with Price Waterhouse, he continued as part of the PricewaterhouseCoopers Corporate Finance and M&A team. He is well experienced in mid-market private equity, leveraged buyouts, corporate structuring, M&A and project finance. He has advised major financial and strategic companies in the US, Europe and CIS. He has also assisted portfolio companies with project financing, private placements and debt syndications, as well as public listings in the Alternative Investment Market (London) and Istanbul Stock Exchange (Turkey). Ihsan holds a MBA degree from Bilkent University in Turkey, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics and Minor Degree in Business Administration from Middle East Technical University. He also holds CPA from Turkey.

Zakir Rizvi
Partner, Global Capital Management
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 Vice Chairman of a listed finance company in Jordan, he sits on the board of a bank in Malaysia and on the board of a leading consumer finance company in Kuwait. He also sits on the investment committees of various private equity funds managed by Global. Zakir is leading the Global MENA Financial Assets (GMFA) fund management team and is responsible for fund administration, in addition to representing the fund on the boards of various portfolio companies. Prior to joining the GCM team in June 2011, in his advisory roles at Protiviti (subsidiary of Robert Half International) and KPMG, he advised on transactions across a suite of sectors, ranging from banking, consumer finance, telecom, real estate, oil and gas, industrial products, food and beverages, health care, etc. He has advised on some of the landmark M&A transactions in MENA region, totaling in excess of US$ 10 billion . Zakir is an Executive Fellow at Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania, USA, an attendee of Harvard Business School's Private Equity and Venture Capital Programme. He holds an MBA from Institut Europeen 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.

Sharad Jain
Partner, Global Capital Management
Mr. Jain has over 20 years of experience in investment analysis and valuation of listed and unlisted stocks in various countries across MENA, Turkey and India. He is heading Global's Private Equity team in the Dubai office. He has ten years of experience in leading private equity transactions and portfolio companies in MENA, India and Turkey. Sharad has led key transactions such as TAV (an airport construction and management company in Turkey), Dubai Financial Market, Parsvnath Developers (a real estate and infrastructure company in India), Tasheed Real Estate Company (a real estate company in Qatar), a logistics company focused on over dimensional consignments and a component manufacturer in India. Prior to joining Global, he was a Senior Equity Research Analyst with Batlivala & Karani Securities India Pvt. Ltd, where his role included research and analysis of infrastructure companies and conglomerates. Some of the companies covered were VSNL (owner of largest bandwidth capacity globally), Torrent Cables (the most efficient distribution cable manufacturer in India), KEC International (the largest transmission tower company in India with presence in 20 other countries). He was rated as the "Star Analyst' for Indian equities in the year 2004 by 'The Week' (a leading Indian business weekly). Sharad received his Masters in Business Administration from the Middlesex University Business School (London, UK).

Chandresh Bhatt
Partner, Global Capital Management
Mr. Bhatt has over 22 years of experience, spanning over private equity and equity research. He joined Global's Private Equity team from the Research department 3 years ago to assist in analysis and portfolio company support. Currently he is heading ASA (Analytics, Support & Administration) team at Global Capital Management. As part of ASA, he is responsible for the department's reporting in relation to portfolio companies and the funds. He also plays a key role in the department's compliance and risk functions as well as in the budgeting exercise. With his equity research background, he is of great assistance in terms of deal sourcing, evaluation, due diligence and valuation. He is also actively engaged in managing portfolio companies in Kuwait and in India through board representation and also through management committees. He has wide industry relationships which have been utilized from time to time to source proprietary transactions in sectors such as healthcare, NBFC, infrastructure and education. During his career in Research, he spearheaded a team of analysts in sectors including telecom, utilities (power & water), banking, cement, FMCG and pharmaceuticals. He covered key companies such as Zain (Kuwait), Etisalat (UAE), Omantel (Oman) and Oordeoo (Qatar & Kuwait) in the telecom sector; Qatar Electricity & Water Company and Saudi Electricity Company in the utilities sector and Qatar National Bank, Doha Bank and Commercial Bank of Qatar in the banking sector. Chandresh holds a Bachelor's degree in Commerce from University of Mumbai, India and Post-Graduate Diploma in Financial Management (PGDFM) from L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai, India.
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