Gambit Corporate Finance (www.gambitcf.com) has further strengthened its growing corporate finance advisory team.
Karim Foad joins Gambit having previously worked for three years as an Equity Research Analyst at Barclays Investment Bank focusing on the European Media and Internet sectors. Karim completed two Global Markets internships with Barclays whilst reading Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics and Economics at the University of Warwick; graduating with a first-class honours degree.
Karim will support the firm on a variety of M&A, debt advisory and equity investment assignments, in addition to producing market and financial analyses.
Karim commented, “After 3 years in public markets, I am very happy to join Gambit Corporate Finance. Being trilingual, I was keen to gain exposure to cross-border opportunities and with Gambit being the exclusive UK shareholder of The CFI Group (www.thecfigroup.com) the fit was perfect. I believe that Gambit is strongly placed to make the most of transactional opportunities as they arise to create maximum value for our clients, and I hope to leverage my experience and add value to the team.”
Geraint Rowe, Partner commented “We are delighted that Karim has joined the team. He brings experience of multi-national investment banking from both a financing and advisory basis, as well as deep sectoral knowledge. Gambit has seen a period of significant growth, advising on deals with a value in excess of £200 million in the past year. Our increasing volume of cross-border transactions with our colleagues at Corporate Finance International means our clients can benefit from international opportunities and Karim joining the team will strengthen our service offering to clients.”