Friday, July 8, 2011
Mr. Nadeem Naqvi Managing Director Karachi Stock Exchange holds the degrees of M.B.A. in Finance and B.Sc. with honours in Banking and International Finance from The City University CASS Business School in London, United Kingdom. He brings with him a rich work experience of over 28 years in financial services industry operating in diverse environments of Middle East, North America and Europe besides that of Pakistan.
Mr. Naqvi carries a proven track record of establishing successful business organizations and turning around mediocre or dormant ventures into vibrant units. His last assignment, before joining Karachi Stock Exchange, was as the Chief Executive Officer of AKD Investment Management Limited. Earlier, he was involved in setting-up a brokerage house for overseas investors. He has also served as Chief Executive Officer of AKD Securities Limited which he was able to transform from a proprietary business into a full-scale investment banking and brokerage firm and in the process, gained company's recognition as the best domestic brokerage house for two consecutive years. Under the banner of AKD, he served as Chairman of the first technology venture capital fund of Pakistan.
Market analysis and research has been the hallmark of Mr. Naqvi's career. He has led an independent investment research firm in USA which was ranked in 2004 by 'Businessweek' as the third best out of 300 independent research firms in North America before which he headed the Merrill Lynch Pakistan research team. He was also the Head of Research of the advisory company of Morgan Stanley Asset Management's Pakistan Investment Fund and prior to that worked at BMA Capital Management Limited as Head of Research.
In Pakistan, Mr. Naqvi has been involved in landmark investment transactions, including the privatization of Kot Addu Power Plant, National Refinery and United Bank. His association with the capital markets is also longstanding where he served in committees of Karachi Stock Exchange and was a member of the Capital Markets Committee.