Hitesh Asarpota

Deputy CEO, Head of Global Capital Markets & Loan Syndications
Emirates NBD Capital

Hitesh Asarpota


Hitesh joined Emirates NBD Capital in 2008 and has been instrumental in the development of the investment banking franchise of the Emirates NBD Group. Hitesh is responsible for the origination and syndication of loans and debt & equity capital markets.

Hitesh has advised various governments, financial institutions, blue chip and mid-cap corporates on their Islamic and conventional financing strategies and access to loan and capital markets. He has successfully raised over USD 300 billion for Middle East, Asian and Turkish issuers & borrowers.

He is currently the chairperson of the Gulf Capital Market Association and part of the High Level Working Group on Green Sukuk alongside Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT), Indonesian Government (Ministry of Finance) & London Stock Exchange amongst others. Hitesh holds a postgraduate management degree from HEC, France.

Speaker at these events:

Capital Markets & ESG Finance Saudi Arabia 2023

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East 2021

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East 2020 - Virtual Conference


Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East 2020

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Saudi Arabia 2019

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East 2019

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