Owais Shahid is Chief, Corporate & Investment Banking Group in Allied Bank Limited (ABL). His portfolio includes Financial Institutions, Corporate, International Banking, Investment Banking, Capital Markets, Middle Markets and Home Remittances . He joined ABL in 2005 and has led its investment banking team as Head Syndications and then as Group Head Investment Banking. He established it as a leading investment banking outfit in Pakistan.
His Corporate & Investment Banking experience spans over 17 years and includes numerous innovative and unique transactions in syndications, M&A, listings, project financing and capital markets. With strong credit background and substantial corporate finance & advisory experience, he has led a number of landmark transactions and has executed over 500 investment banking transactions valuing over USD 40 Billion with ABL being in a lead role. These transactions also include various “first of its kind”, “largest” and “award-winning” transactions concluded in history of Pakistan’s investment banking industry. In recognition of ABL’s market leadership in investment banking in Pakistan, ABL was honored with over 35 investment banking awards from internationally recognized institutions.
Owais also represents ABL on the Boards of Hub Power, Kot Addu Power and Narowal Energy and is Member Trustee Member of Friends of IBA Trust. Previously, he has served on the Boards of Atlas Power and First Receivable Securitization Company. Prior to joining ABL, he has worked for National Bank of Pakistan, Standard Chartered Modaraba and Emirates Bank International. His qualifications include BBA (Hons) & MBA from IBA, Karachi and Chartered Financial Analyst from CFA Institute, USA.