A native of Iran, Mr.Rad an investment manager with track records of fund management in Iran capital markets (TSE and IFB) since 2012. Mr Rad has extensive experience providing financial advisory services in investment banking, oil & gas, petrochemical, pharma and mining companies in Iran.
Before joining Arjan Capital, Mr. Rad was the Chief financial officer of Atie Andishan Investment Co. During his tenure Mr. Rad managed a $100m fund was under his management. Earlier, Mr. Rad was portfolio manager for several mutual and fixed income funds with total assets of $20m under the supervision of the Security and Exchange Organization of Iran.
In 2010, Mr. Rad had received the prestigious Chevening scholarship from the British Counsel & HSBC to pursue his studies in finance in the United Kingdom. He gained valuable experience by working in the UK and European financial markets (Ven Ventures, TVF Co.) while studying for his Master of Science in Investments.
Mr. Rad started his career as a financial journalist at Asia Newspaper and later worked as an Investment Analyst at Investment Department of Bank Melli of Iran.
Ms. Neda Goodarzi, is a Director of Financial Advisory Services. A detailed oriented specialist with extensive knowledge of Iranian capital markets, Ms. Goodarzi conducts due diligence for retail and institutional investors on Iranian companies’ financial structure, valuation. As such, Ms. Goodarzi has produced valuation and feasibility reports for Mining companies, FMCGs, Petrochemicals and etc. But more than an analyst, Ms. Goodarzi is a focused, influential and self-motivated person who work hard and try to find specified solution for each financial .She believes that Arjan Capital is a place which the professional business level is being paid attention.
Ms. Goodarzi received her B.S. Finance from a top University in Iran with high honors from Shahid Beheshti University in 2010. She received a scholarship to obtain a Master of Finance at Shahid Beheshti, with top honors. It was there that she developed her passion for corporate finance, with a focus on topics such as Equity Research, Valuation and M&A. After graduation, she rose through the ranks as senior financial analyst at the largest investment bank in Iran, Amin Investment Bank. She spent three years at Amin Investment Bank, where, in addition to handling the quantitative analysis at senior levels, she prepared valuation reports in underwriting, IPOs, acquisition and restructuring services in various industrial and financial sectors.
She gave speeches about the importance of foreign investment in oil and gas industry in Iran in the “3rd International Argus Caspian and Central Asian Petroleum Markets 2015 conference” and also at Investment Banking conference in the Federation of European and Asian Stock Exchanges (FEAS) in 2013. In addition, she has conducted road shows about fundamental analysis of companies to foreign fund managers and investors.
Ms. Goodarzi’s ultimate goal is to become an internationally recognized corporate finance advisor, using her drive and untiring commitment to provide investment opportunities for foreign investors.
Negar Karimi joined the Arjan Capital team in October 2017, supporting the Iran operations and developing Arjan’s social media strategy. Ms Karimi is highly motivated with strong presentation skills and a solution orientated mentality. She has previously worked as a branch manager for Future Sky Group in Tehran and Isfahan, part of the agency relationship team and working on the PR, social media strategy and providing IT services for agents and customers. Before Arjan Capital Negar acted as a consultant to MAHAAM Group in Tehran, auditing operations and operating processes, as well as sales team support.
Azin Tabaraie is an Iranian national with a passion for learning languages who graduated in 2005 with a major in English Translation. She worked in Malaysia for four years as a coordinator in a media company, developing a reputation for being punctual and organised, as well as gaining experience in data organisation and programs. On returning to Iran she worked for Dana Brokerage as an office manager from 2013-2016. Azin joined the team at Arjan in October 2017 to assist with operations in Tehran.