Exotix has hired Rahul Shah to head the equities financials research team at the specialist frontier and emerging markets investment bank. In a career spanning more than twenty years, Shah has worked for a number of blue-chip financial institutions, including, most recently, Credit Suisse, where he was Head of Research for the MENA region.
Exotix has one of the largest research capabilities for frontier and emerging markets, covering more than 160 companies in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Latin America. In his new role, Shah will focus on developing the firm’s research capabilities and team of analysts further.
“We are excited to have Rahul join us at this time,” Hasnain Malik who heads Exotx’s Equities Researhc function said. “He is a great addition to our business, helping particularly to deepen our coverage in the Middle East, North Africa and Asia. He also brings with him a robust network of investors who have followed his work for years.”
As well as Credit Suisse, Shah has worked at Deutsche Bank, J.P. Morgan and Bear Stearns in senior roles. He’s provided and overseen coverage of several leading financial firms including ADCB, Al Rajhi, Burgan, Doha, EFG Hermes, NBD, Muscat, Riyad, Samba, Santander, Unicredit and Zenith
Shah started his new role in June, and is based in the firm’s Dubai office.