Kamco Invest appoints Abdullah AlSharekh as Managing Director of Markets and Investment Banking

Kamco Invest, a regional non-banking financial firm with one of the largest AUMs in the region, recently announced the appointment of Abdullah AlSharekh as Managing Director of Markets and Investment Banking .

AlSharekh joins Kamco Invest with extensive and diverse experience in banking and investments having worked for some of the largest international and regional financial institutions. He holds a dual BA in Economics and Public & Private Sector Organizations from Brown University, USA and a dual MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA.

Prior to joining Kamco Invest, AlSharekh led the Economic & Investment team of the Hareer and Boubyan Development Agency and was Managing Director at Sharq Capital where he led investment activity across asset classes. Prior to that, he held several executive positions with key international and regional financial institutions including Executive Director at the Securities Division of Goldman Sachs, Executive Manager of Corporate Banking at the National Bank of Kuwait, in addition to Investment Banking at NBK Capital, amongst others.

Faisal Mansour Sarkhou, Chief Executive Officer, said, “We are pleased to welcome Abdullah AlSharekh as Managing Director of Markets and Investment Banking. His experience and track record will lead the division to progress and contribute to the implementation of the Company’s growth strategy.”

In his comments on the appointment, AlSharekh said, “It’s my pleasure to join Kamco Invest during this stage which marks the second phase of the Company’s growth strategy. I look forward to working with these talented teams to capitalize on and grow our role as a key player in local and cross border investment banking mandates.”

it is worth noting that Kamco Invest has a strong track record with investment banking credentials exceeding USD22.3bn since inception. It managed / co-managed around USD9.1bn in equity finance, arranged around USD8.1bn in conventional & Islamic debt and advised on M&A mandates worth USD5.2bn.