Appointment of Group Corporate Finance Executive

17 October 2019

Imperial Logistics is pleased to announce the appointment of Zayd Laher to the position of Group Corporate Finance Executive.

Laher has over 12 years of global investment banking experience, having worked on numerous M&A and capital markets transactions for leading, international investment banks. He has accordingly advised a diverse international client base (including corporates, governments and financial sponsors) and has been involved in transactions encompassing cross border M&A, IPOs, capital restructuring, bond issuance, equity derivatives and private placements.

Laher joins us from Standard Chartered Bank where he served as Executive Principal in the Corporate Finance Division focusing on M&A in Africa. Prior to that, he worked at both Credit Suisse and Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Laher led the Investment Banking coverage effort for Credit Suisse in sub-Saharan Africa and served on the Board of Directors of Credit Suisse Securities, Johannesburg. He also acted as Credit Suisse’s Alternate Member of Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) - an independent association whose members represent South African big business leadership and major multinational investors in order to facilitate effective business dialogue with government and other stakeholders.

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