Rohit Walia, Executive Vice Chairman & CEO of the Alpen Capital Group receiving the award at a ceremony held at the Ritz Carlton on 22 June
The Alpen Capital Group was honoured in the “Best Research” category at the Banker Middle East Industry Awards 2011. Rohit Walia, Executive Vice Chairman & CEO of the Alpen Capital Group received the award at a ceremony held at the Ritz Carlton on 22 June.
The Industry Research function of Alpen Capital was launched in January 2009 to complement its existing Investment banking activities in the areas of Debt, M & A, Equity and Capital Markets. The Industry research service publishes reports with a detailed analysis on the different sectors in the GCC, assesses trends, challenges and shortcomings as well as highlights the investment opportunities that are available. In addition, it also provides a detailed assessment of the various players in the sector as well as a country wise analysis. Till date, Alpen Capital has published ten Industry reports in sectors such as Cement, Retail, Insurance, Takaful, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Education, Petrochemicals and Hospitality.
“We are delighted to win the award for the Best Research House as it is a testimony to our understanding of client requirements and knowledge of the GCC region. Our Industry reports focus on providing in-depth information of different sectors within the GCC and evaluate investment and growth opportunities for the sector.” says Rohit Walia, Executive Vice Chairman & CEO of Alpen Capital.
“We are honoured by this achievement. We receive excellent feedback from clients and readers on our Industry reports. Our reports have helped us in establishing credibility with reference to our knowledge of the various sectors. ”,says Sameena Ahmad, Managing Director, Alpen Capital (ME) Limited.
Established in the DIFC in 2005, Alpen Capital offers a full range of investment banking activities including Debt Advisory, Equity Advisory and Mergers & Acquisitions Advisory to Institutional and Corporate clients in the Middle East and South Asia. Apart from the UAE, the Alpen Capital Group has offices in Bahrain, Qatar, Oman and India. Over the last seven years, Alpen Capital has executed debt advisory / JVs / M&A transactions for some of the largest business groups in the GCC, working closely with some of the regional / international banks.
In all these locations, Alpen Capital operates along with its private banking associate – Bank Sarasin-Alpen. Both organizations function through a unique business model where in the investment banking activities of Alpen Capital complement the private banking activities of Bank Sarasin-Alpen.