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RSA Capital (DIFC) Limited

We are RSA Capital (DIFC) Limited

A Financial & Strategic Advisory Boutique
in the
Dubai International Financial Centre

A Boutique Firm with a Global Network

RSA Capital (DIFC) is a financial and strategic advisory boutique, with a strong international (investor) network, focusing on creating value through M&A advice, restructurings, capital (equity & debt) raisings and creative financial solutions for its clients. Its key focus sectors are Financial Industry, SMEs, Infrastructure, Power and Agriculture, but the experience of the team reaches beyond these sectors. Its core strength lies in supporting and developing financial institutions, corporates and SMEs in emerging markets.

Our Vision and Mission; To Redefine Your Business

RSA’s vision is a world where small, medium and large companies can thrive and optimize their strengths in a socially sustainable environment.
Our mission, in light of the above vision, is to optimize our clients’ financial and social value through original and inventive structured finance solutions. With roots in frontier markets and international top experience, we are able to boost businesses in every stage of their life cycles in a sustainable and cost-effective manner.

Disrupting the Status Quo

RSA offers a broad spectrum of financial and strategic advisory services. From straight forward M&A advice, capital (equity/debt) raisings or a strategic revision of your company, to complex financial restructurings, developing new revenue lines and multi-layered investment propositions. We have international access to Start-up Capital, Angel Investors, Hedge Funds, Series A/B Capital, Senior and Subordinated long and short term Debt, Islamic debt, Green Investors, Impact Investors and more.

The Armory

RSA’s approach is very personal and based on solid relationship building, where everyone should benefit. Our small but experienced team will provide a complete solution to you in a dedicated, tailored, cost effective and timely manner.

ADVISORY SERVICES TO CORPORATE AND SME SECTORS

  • Corporate Advisory – M&A
  • Equity and Debt Capital Markets Advisory
  • Long & Short Term Debt
  • Bridge Financing & Working Capital
  • Arranging Bonds
  • Restructuring
  • Treasury Advisory
  • Balance Sheet Optimization

ADVICE TO LOCAL AND REGIONAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

  • Tier-1 Capital Raising
  • Tier-2 Capital Raising
  • Long & Short Term Senior and Subordinated Debt
  • Trade Finance lines
  • International and Local Bonds
  • Mergers & Acquisition
  • Bad Debt / NPL solutions
  • SME Finance Solutions
  • Micro Credit Advice

INVESTMENT SOLUTIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Local and International Investment Opportunities
  • Access to Emerging and Frontier Markets
  • Structuring Optimal Solutions in Cross-Border Transactions
  • Arranging Leverage in (Equity) Transactions

The Clients

RSA Capital (DIFC) has built a vast network of partners in Asia, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Enabling this network, RSA can optimally service a large array of company types and industries.

BANKS AND OTHER FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

CORPORATES

SMES (DIRECT & INDIRECT)

GOVERNMENT AND SEMI-GOVERNMENTAL INSTITUTIONS

SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUNDS

ASSET MANAGERS

LARGE ACCOUNTANCY AND ADVISORY FIRMS

The Crew

RSA consists of a multi-disciplinary team of professionals. Sameer Ahmad, Founder & Chairman. He is also currently working as the Chief Executive Officer.

Sameer Ahmad

Chairman
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Sameer Ahmad is an investment banker with 28 years of experience in Europe, the Middle East, Emerging Africa and South East Asia. He started his career in Kidder Peabody, subsequently UBS, in the EM team in London. He then moved to Global Emerging Markets, a boutique investment bank specializing in EM out of London. He then moved to Bangladesh and set up the structured finance unit of Industrial and Infrastructure Development Finance Company Limited (IIDFC). He was a treasury consultant with the PriceWaterhouseCoopers team restructuring Agrani Bank before establishing RSA Capital.

Sameer has established himself as one of the leading investment bankers in Bangladesh by launching the first ever zero coupon bond, the first step down syndicated loan facility, the first ever unsecured international term loan facility for a microfinance institution and the world’s first micro-credit securitization, the first ever variable rate subordinated domestic convertible bond as Tier 2 Capital with international participation in the Bangladesh market.

He is a Director of IPDC Finance Limited as well as the Chairman of the Executive Committee. He also sits on the board of Guardian Life Insurance Company.

Sameer Ahmad currently is the Chairman and the Chief Executive of RSA Capital (DIFC), a DIFC company duly regulated by DFSA to operate similar activities as RSA Capital Bangladesh. Using the DIFC office RSA is expanding its footprint in the MENA and other regions.

FAISAL A REHMAN

CEO, MENA Region
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Faisal Rehman began his career in 1999 with Citibank N.A. with focus on developing client relationships, profiling of clients, understanding client needs and offer appropriate products.

In 2001, joined Standard Chartered Bank, Bahrain as Head of Priority Banking.

In 2008, joined EFG Bank Bahrain with responsibility of managing the Representative office along with building the private banking business of Ultra HNI and Institutional clients in the Middle East Region.

In 2009, joined Bank Sarasin Alpen (Bahrain) BSC as Director and was responsible for starting their Dubai office.

In 2014, joined BSI Bank Bahrain (EFG Bank from April 2017) with focus on developing UNHW clients in GCC and South Asia, establishing key relations among large Corporates and Financial Institutions within GCC and South Asia

In 2017, joined Intesa Sanpaolo Private Bank Suisse Morval with responsibility of creating and development of new business segment, managing the clients introduced by EAM/BI, develop UNHW clients in GCC mainly of South Asian diaspora, involved in working out the business strategy for future growth of the bank, develop and maintain clients on behalf of Head Office, assist team members in acquiring key business relations.

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Our LocationUnit 909, Liberty House
Dubai International Financial Centre
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Contact Us


  • Phone : +97143422409
  • Fax : +97143422047
  • Email : info@rsacapital.com