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Euromax Capital appoints Mr. Mirzan Mahathir

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Euromax Capital, an eminent investment banking boutique focused on cross border activity between developed countries & emerging markets like India and Africa, announced that Kuala Lumpur based international entrepreneur, Mr. Mirzan Mahathir has joined its Advisory Board.

"We are very honored by Mr. Mahathir joining our Advisory Board. His stature and vast experience at the highest levels especially in south east Asia will be invaluable in opening new avenues for Euromax Capital in that region and will drive further extension of our deal making footprint in south east Asia and also enhance our position in the global infrastructure, natural resources and energy sectors." said Darshan Desai, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Euromax Capital Group.

Euromax Capital already has aboard international luminaries like Juan Villalongo former Chairman of Telefonica, Koosum Kalyan who sits on Boards like MTN, Standard Bank and South African Airways and Mr. Bertrand de Pallieres, former Global Co-head of Principal Finance at Deutsche Bank.

Mr. Mirzan Mahathir based in Kuala Lumpur, graduated in the United Kingdom and then did his MBA from the Wharton School, Pennsylvania. A leading entrepreneur, he manages his global investments & facilitates business collaborations in the Far East. He is Executive Chairman & President of Konsortium Logistik Berhad (a leading, integrated logistics service provider with operations in ASEAN and India) and of Crescent Capital Sdn Bhd, (a Malaysian investment holding and independent strategic and financial advisory firm which advises and collaborates with major ASEAN, Chinese and Middle Eastern companies in energy, mining and infrastructure sectors ventures in south east Asia).

He holds directorships in several listed companies in Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines and the United States including San Miguel Corporation, the largest listed company in the Philippines involved in food & beverage and infrastructure, Petron Corporation, the largest downstream oil & gas company in the Philippines, Emerson Radio Corporation, a retail-focused electrical & electronics product company in the United States and Lafe Corporation, a leading property developer in Singapore.

Mirzan is also President of the Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute (ASLI), Chairman of the National Children’s Welfare Foundation and the Malaysian Youth Orchestra Foundation, both based in Malaysia, a member of the UN/ESCAP Business Advisory Council & of the Wharton Business School Asian Executive Board.

About Euromax Capital
London based Euromax Capital is a niche international investment banking, strategic advisory & corporate finance boutique with a unique positioning in emerging markets especially India and Africa. Euromax Capital originates, advises and assists on international M&A and joint venture opportunities and advises on cross-border equity, debt and structured finance facilitation across a broad spectrum of industries and geographies. The vision of Euromax Capital is to be the conduit of choice between emerging markets and western financial centers.

The firm has participated in several large international M&A transactions, across continents, in sectors ranging from telecom, steel, oil and gas and mining to infrastructure and consumer goods. It has also advised on equity & other financings in excess of US$ 5 billion across sectors in India, Africa and Europe.

Euromax Capital has built a unique franchise stemming as much from its facilitation of high value international finance for many large Indian companies as from the firm’s proactive origination of large M&A deals across geographies including for prominent Indian companies like Reliance Telecom, Essar, Jindal, Welspun, Gammon & global majors like Alfa Group of Russia.

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First Published: Fri, March 05 2010. 18:33 IST