Ehsanul Kabir, Managing Director & CEO
After completing the MBA in Finance from University of Dhaka, Mr. Kabir joined in Eastern Bank Limited (EBL), a third generation leading private commercial bank in the country. As recognition to his contribution towards the bank, Mr. Kabir was awarded the best employee award of EBL in 2007.
In 2008, he joined as Research Associate in a second generation AMC formed by international veteran and local leading businessmen. With strong analytical knowledge base, he soon became promoted to Head of Research. He took a leading role in successful completion of Tk. 200.00 crores of Subordinated Bonds for a leading private commercial bank. He also successfully led IT team to build customized software package- a complete solution on portfolio construction, performance tracking and risk management.
In October 2011, Mr. Kabir joined Cosmopolitan Finance Limited (CFL), the merchant banking wing of Summit Group as the Head of Corporate Finance. During his tenure, he designed numerous Structured Financial Products such as Bonds, Private Equity, Mezzanine Capital, Zero Coupon Bond customized for leading local companies. He led the team to successful commencement of Merchant Banking operation in April 2012. He took a pioneer role in executing the JV with leading software company, Leads Corporation Ltd to develop a state of art 2nd generation analytical MB software, Capita. He was instrumental in IPO closure of “Summit Purbanchol Power Company Limited”, having an Issue Size of Tk. 120 Crore.
Before joining Strategic Equity Management Ltd. (SEML), Mr. Kabir took the charge of Cosmopolitan Traders (Pvt) Limited (CTPL), the Brokerage Wing of Summit Group in May 2014. He successfully inaugurated the operation of CTPL. In less than a year, the Asset Under Management (AUM) of CTPL crossed over Tk. 50.00 cr. with no of total customers exceed 500 marks.