UAE's FGB hires former NBAD banker as senior exec

First Gulf Bank appoints Michael Aissaoui to oversee expansion of its advisory activities for clients regionally and globally
UAE's FGB hires former NBAD banker as senior exec
By Reuters
Tue 19 Aug 2014 02:53 PM

Major Abu Dhabi lender First Gulf Bank has hired a former banker at National Bank of Abu Dhabi as head of its corporate finance advisory services, FGB said on Tuesday.

Michael Aissaoui will oversee expansion of the bank's advisory activities for clients regionally and globally.

In April Reuters reported that Aissaoui and another senior banker, Nicholas Gilani, were leaving NBAD to pursue other opportunities.

Aissaoui earlier worked at Societe Generale. He has been involved in several cross-border transactions in theMiddle East and Africa region, and jointly led the advisory team for last year's merger between Aldar Propertiesand Sorouh Real Estate in Abu Dhabi.

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