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Arbah capital

Our Team

Doing our Best

Our team represents a combined experience of 45+ years in Investment Banking, Financial Advisory, Credit Structuring and Wealth Management.

Our team is led by our Chief Executive Officer Rashad Khourshid, a dynamic professional with a career spanning over 35+ years in the region in managerial roles in the banking and investment sector.

Our Office Manager Rola El Assaad is the point of coordination for all administrative, reporting and non-financial functions.

Our team of Financial Advisors work with clients in charting strategies, making investment decisions and monitoring asset performance.

Arbah Capital Limited firmly believes in good corporate governance and ‘tone from the top’. With the backing from industry professionals, Arbah Capital ensures it meets its regulatory requirements and diligently follows governance, risk and governance regulations and best practices.

Rashad Khourshid

Our CEO

Rashad Khourshid leads Arbah Capital Limited with exemplary financial acumen and ethical integrity that compares with the best financial minds in the region today.

A veteran in the Middle-East financial sector, he brings with him a rich understanding of global financial opportunities and the cultural nuances of Arab investors. In a career span of almost three and half decades in the region he held leadership positions in private investment banking, wealth management and investment strategy. In each of his position, Rashad Khourshid has assisted scores of private and institutional investors to earn high returns irrespective of market volatility and disruptions.

As CEO of Arbah Capital Limited, and board member of the holding company Arbah Holdings Ltd, he has the right vision, experience and connections to make Arbah Capital a profit-reaping and reputed financial services company.

Mr. Khourshid started his career as a banker specialising in financial investments and over a span of 35 years has spearheaded multiple investment entities covering a focused spectrum of financial services.

He joined the Industrial Bank of Kuwait in 1978 but opted out to get his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a major in Finance and a minor in Economics, from the California State University.

He returned to Kuwait in 1984 to join the Burgan Bank and managed the portfolio of Japanese convertibles and warrants. In 1988 he moved on to the Kuwait Investment Company and during the Kuwait Invasion operated from Credit des Berges, Geneva managing international equities, bonds and equity linked products. He was also responsible for formulating investment strategy and asset allocation.

During the period of 1992-2001 he was the Deputy Head, Asset Management Division of the Gulf Investment Corporation and helped establish investment policies, formulated strategies and managed the European portfolios of the bank for assets and securities.

He continued his upward rise as Senior Manager at First National Bank, Beirut heading the Private Banking department from 2003-2009. He was instrumental in establishing a JV with First National Bank SAL, to set up the Private Banking Department. To his credit is also the first European Equity Fund for the Arab world that was listed in Europe.

Serving in leadership positions at several reputed banks stoked his entrepreneurial instinct and in 2007 he founded Prudence Partners LTD, a BVI company that till date he runs for his personal investments.

In 2010, he marshalled his experience and contacts to form a JV with the Federal Bank SAL, to set up the Wealth management Division which he then led to success as its Managing Director.

In 2013, a group of investors that he served in his capacity as Managing Director of Federal Bank, approached him to establish a private investment business and thus he came on the board of Arbah Holdings Ltd which eventually established Arbah Capital Limited, a company regulated by DFSA under the DIFC jurisdiction.

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