ABANA in the Boardroom with Zubaid Ahmad


March 7, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm


Jones Lang LaSalle
330 Madison Ave
New York NY

Zubaid Ahmad, Founder and Managing Partner of Caravanserai Partners LLC, will host the March ABANA in the Boardroom event for young professionals.

To RSVP, email rsvp@abana.co.

Zubaid Ahmad is the Founder and Managing Partner of Caravanserai Partners LLC (“Caravanserai” or the “Firm”) a merchant banking boutique focused on a range of M&A and sovereign advisory, strategic capital raising and asset management transactions. The firm is particularly focused on opportunities arising out of the China Belt and Road Initiative. Mr. Ahmad started Caravanserai after over a 30-year career at a number of leading global investment banks as senior advisor to private and public-sector corporations, private equity, sovereign wealth and pension funds as well as governments, across a range of strategic advisory and financing issues. He has worked extensively across all regions of the globe, both in developed and growth economies, including Asia (inclusive of GCC and Central Asia), Africa and Latin America.

Prior to forming Caravanserai, Mr. Ahmad was a Vice Chairman of Citigroup’s Institutional Clients Group and Co-Head of Global Asset Managers group, where he led Citi’s global coverage of private equity funds, sovereign wealth and pension funds, family offices and other alternative asset managers. Before Citi, Mr. Ahmad held a number of other senior roles, including serving as Vice Chairman and Head of Corporate Finance – Americas for Standard Chartered Bank and Vice Chairman at J.P. Morgan Securities, Inc.

Mr. Ahmad received his BSBA (magna cum laude) from Georgetown University and his MBA (with distinction) from the Harvard Business School. He currently serves as a Senior Advisor to Muzinich & Co, a leading corporate credit manager, and Actis, a leading Emerging Markets focused private equity firm. He is also a member of the Board of Advisors at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, where he has also been a guest lecturer.

Our monthly ABANA in the Boardroom events for young professionals (under 35) are popular but restricted to less than ten members each month. To be sure we have consistent attendance for these programs, please be aware of our No-Show Policy: registrants must have a payment method on file with ABANA in order to RSVP and will be charged a $15 no-show fee for any cancellations less than 24 hours in advance. 


Online registrations are now closed for this event. Contact ABANA at 1 212 599 3030 or rsvp@abana.co for last-minute registrations or questions.