Mr. Nadeem Naqvi, Managing Director Karachi Stock Limited 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 over 30 years of rich work experience in the global financial services industry, operating in diverse environments of the Middle East, North America and Europe besides that of Pakistan.
Prior to joining Karachi Stock Exchange, Mr. Naqvi was the Chief Executive Officer of a leading asset management company in Pakistan. Earlier, he has served as Chief Executive Officer of AKD Securities Limited which he helped 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. Mr. Naqvi also served as Chairman of the first technology venture capital fund of Pakistan and oversaw the completion of several ventures by successful exits.
Economic & market analysis and research has been the hallmark of Mr. Naqvi’s career. He has led an independent investment research firm in USA/Canada, Investology Inc., which was ranked by ‘Business Week’ in 2004 as the third best out of 300 independent research firms in North America. Before that, he headed the Merrill Lynch Pakistan research team. He was also the Head of Research of the investment advisory company of Morgan Stanley Asset Management’s Pakistan Investment Fund for four years. He commenced his career at the Bank of Credit & Commerce International S. A., in London in 1982 and served there till 1990.
Mr. Naqvi has been involved in landmark investment banking 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, Economic Advisory Council of the President in the last decade.
Within Karachi Stock Exchange he is a member of Index Experts Committee, Investment Committee, Taxation Committee and the Convener of Voluntary De-listing Committee.