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A Proud Moment for Both Karandaaz and Pakistan


In a commending post on its social media account, Karandaaz Pakistan has announced that three of its team members have successfully acquired CFA certification which is not only an addition of a shining feather in the cap of Karandaaz Pakistan but also a matter of pride for the whole Pakistani nation.

The three successful professionals are Hashim Sohail, Raza Khan and Saad Gul Malik that recently received their certificates at the Presidency in Islamabad during a grand ceremony. Hashim Sohail is associated with Karandaaz as Specialist, Innovation, Raza Khan as Senior Analyst, Karandaaz Capital and Saad Gul Khan as Senior Associate, Investment, Karandaaz Capital.

Hashim Sohail has done ACCA and holds a First Class Honors in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes as well. He has over 5 years of work experience in the financial and research sector. Prior to joining Karandaaz, he was working with Faysal Bank Limited – Investment Banking Group. During his tenure at Faysal Bank, he was an active part of the Equity Advisory and Debt Syndication Team, and participated in the successful closure of landmark transactions where Faysal Bank served as the Mandated Lead Arranger. He has also served as a Buy Side Equity Analyst, where he was a part of the Finance & Investment Management teams at the renowned Asset Management Companies of Pakistan – UBL Fund Managers and Atlas Asset Management and has also worked with Topline Securities as a Research Analyst.

Raza Khan has done BSc Hons from Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). Before joining Karandaaz, he has been working as an Investment Analyst at Frontier Works Organization (FWO) since 2017.

Saad Gul is an investment professional with over 5 years of work experience in project finance, buy & sell-side transactions, valuation, research, and investment appraisal. Prior to joining Karandaaz, Saad was working in the Investment Division at Fauji Foundation. He has diversified exposure in different sectors including fertilizer, cement, conventional & alternative energy, banking, infrastructure, food processing, healthcare and education. Saad has successfully passed all the examinations for the CFA, FRM, and CAIA qualifications.

Team Karandaaz Pakistan congratulated the three young, energetic and talented CFA certified professionals through its official facebook page while the whole Pakistani nation felt proud of this announcement.

It is pertinent to mention here that CFA is a US-based (Charlottesville, Virginia) global, not-for-profit professional organization which provides investment professionals with finance education. It aims to promote the standards in ethics, education, and professional excellence in the global investment industry.

Team The Pakistan Affairs would also like to congratulate the three high-grade professionals and wish them all-the-best for their future endeavors.