Imran Sherani

Head of Investment Banking and Capital Markets


Imran has over 7 years’ experience in Corporate and Investment Banking and since then has been involved in multiple deals worth ~ US$ 1.5bn consisting of M&As, Structuring, IPOs, SPOs, Private Placement and Private Equity. Selected recent transactions includes Acquisition & Sale of Asia Resources Oil Limited (AROL), Acquisition of Dawlance by Arçeli̇k A.Ş, Acquisition of Chevron Pakistan, Offer for Sale of Saif Power Limited, SPO of Government of Pakistan’s holding in Pakistan Petroleum Limited (Privatisation Transaction), Divestment and Offer for Sale of shares of EngroQadirpurPowergen Limited, IPO of Avanceon Limited and IPO & Divestment of Engro Fertilizer. Furthermore, he was involved with and played a crucial role in the USD 1bn Divestment of Habib Bank shares by the Government of Pakistan, the Largest ever equity offering in Asian Frontier Markets.


Prior to joining AFS, he was associated with the Habib Bank Limited (HBL), where he was a senior member of the Investment Banking Division and Meezan Bank, where he has managed blue chips relationships including Unilever Pakistan Limited, Yunus Brothers Group, ICI Pakistan Limited, Linde Pakistan Limited amongst others and was involved in multiple restructurings. During this tenor in HBL, he was transaction lead on deals which led the team to win Best M&A House & Best Equity House by “The Asset , Triple A Country Awards 2015” and Lead Manager & Financial Advisor of the year 2013 and 2014 by “South Asian Federation of Exchanges (SAFE)”.


He holds a Masters in Business Analytics and Consulting from Warwick Business School, a diploma in Investment Banking from NYU, a bachelors in Economics from Royal Holloway and is currently a CFA level II candidate and in process of achieving a certification as an International M&A Expert.