Manish KapoorFounder & CEO
Manish founded FA Fin Advisors to service demand for customized research and consulting services across the globe. He is a Chartered Accountant with 15 years of experience in investment banking, investment research, business research & consulting, market & competitive intelligence, M&A advisory, business valuation, assurance and statutory compliances. He has previously worked with top consulting firms including Deloitte Haskins & Sells, Price Waterhouse Coopers and CRISIL – A Standard & Poor’s company.
Manish completed his bachelors from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University and went on to complete his CA in 2000. He has since then been actively consulting and advising clients on strategy, M&A, research, assurance, fund raising including IPOs, project feasibility, market intelligence, etc. Manish and his team have advised some pre-eminent multi-billion corporations in the digital space, large conglomerates, investment banks, hedge funds, private equity firms, portfolio management entities, fundamental investment groups and other buy-side firms in the US, Europe, GCC, Asia Pacific and India. They have successfully completed over 500+ projects over the last few years, touching almost all continents and serving clients of all scale.
Zyed ToumiSenior Vice President
Zyed has over 17 years of Corporate and Investment Banking experience. He was earlier with Samba Capital Investment Banking in Saudi Arabia as Team Leader for over 10 years. At Samba, he led assignments with Citibank where he managed the relationship of SAMIR, the largest oil refinery in Morocco.
He has led a number of high profile investment banking deals in Saudi Arabia and Morocco in sectors covering manufacturing, financial institutions, real estate, healthcare, food processing businesses, etc. Zyed has worked on public offerings including IPOs & Rights Issues of over 15 companies, with a focus on overall advisory services & commercial due diligence. Some of the key deals he helped close include Etihad Etisalat-Mobility IPO, Kayan IPO, Inma Bank IPO, Al Tayyar Travel Group IPO, Dallah Healthcare IPO, Savola Group’s rights issue, Aseer’s Rights Issue, Saudi Printing and Packaging Company’s IPO, SRMG IPO, SIIG Rights Issue, Al Hammadi Company for Development & Investment, Electrical Industries Company IPO, Kingdom Holding IPO, and AIG IPO.
He has years of experience in consulting, advisory, execution and has led assignments end-to-end for clients.
Khadija has over 18 years’ experience of executive leadership, consulting, corporate finance and banking within leading global and regional organizations in the US and EMEA markets.
Khadija leads the US relationships with our clients. She also heads IFS Advisory, a FA Fin Advisors group company. Prior to this, Khadija served as the CEO of Watan Investment & Securities Co. between 2012 and 2014. Watan is one of the pioneer investment banks in Saudi Arabia founded in 2007 by 40 prominent Saudi businessmen and investors.
Prior to joining Watan, Khadija worked for the National Investor (TNI), a leading regional investment bank, in the Middle East, based in Abu Dhabi and had its offices in Riyadh. During her tenure in TNI, Mrs. Khartit worked on a number of ECM transaction originated in the UAE and Kuwait in the oil, food, retail and education spaces and marketed in KSA, the ME in general and with global investment banks in the US and Asia.
Khadija holds a bachelor’s degree from ISCAE- Casablanca, an MBA from Oklahoma State University and a Master’s of Science in Finance from Boston College. She has also passed the CFA level II examination. She is a Fulbright scholar and a Beta Sigma Gamma honor society member. Khadija holds series 7 and 66 from FINRA in the US and is an authorized investment professional by the Capital Market Authority in Saudi Arabia.
Jyoti Prasad SarmahPrincipal
Jyoti has more than 8 years of professional experience in financial research, business research and investment banking domain. He has worked and led teams of financial analysts on various assignments including investment banking, equity research, M&A analysis, industry/market research, competitive intelligence and various ad-hoc assignments.
He has a strong exposure to global financial markets, including North America, Middle East and Asia, and has handled various assignments across many industries including shipping, retail, airlines, logistics, manufacturing, financial services, healthcare, travel & tourism, etc.
He has previously worked with CRISIL Global Research & Analytics in India and led a team of analysts to provide business research and investment banking services to clients in the US and the Middles East.
Rohini AroraClient Servicing And Business Development Lead
Rohini’s career has evolved over two decades of marketing and business development, client servicing, project and team management experience. She leads the client relationship and servicing initiatives, and drives business growth and addresses new opportunities across different vertical groups.
Previously, Rohini held senior marketing and business development positions with Accenture and NIIT Technologies. She worked with Accenture as a part of its Global Marketing team, and played a lead role in all marketing initiatives across the India Delivery centers which included the corporate, field marketing, internal/external communications and inside sales functions.
Rohini worked in a multi-cultural environment and was positioned in the US, Hong Kong, Singapore and cities in India which allowed her gain extensive exposure to the US and Asia Pacific markets.
She holds a post-graduate degree in management from IIFM and post graduale Diploma –PGCSM from XLRI, Jamshedpur in Sales and Marketing with specialization in Strategic marketing.