Kashif Raza

Head of Corporate Finance and Investment Banking
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank

Kashif Raza


Kashif joined ADIB in March 2011 and manages the DCM and distribution business for ADIB. His responsibilities include origination, structuring of DCM and syndicated financing transactions and cross asset distribution including debt and equity. He has 20 years of work experience incorporating a rich blend of investment banking, financial advisory and management consulting. Kashif has significant experience of introducing clients to the international debt capital markets and has advised on several international Sukuk and syndications deals for sovereigns, GREs and large corporates. Prior to ADIB, Kashif worked for DIB for 5 years in a similar capacity where has was a part of the core team responsible for establishing the debt capital markets and syndications origination and distribution business. He has earlier worked for Standard Chartered Bank Pakistan where he was involved in several local and foreign currency transactions including the largest bond issue by a large local commercial bank in Pakistan and the largest foreign currency refinancing deal in Pakistan. Prior to SCB he worked for United Bank Ltd. Pakistan in the Investment Banking Group where he led the deal team on several local currency bond issues and syndicated loans.

Speaker at these events:

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East 2022

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East 2021

  • Syndicated loan markets: Can banks bridge the gap between borrower demands for better pricing and longer tenor
  • Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East 2020

    Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East 2019