Mr. Md. Rafiqul Islam

Managing Director & CEO, Green Delta Capital Limited


Panelist

Capital Market

November 29, 2021   |  11:30am - 12:45pm  |  GMT+6

Brief on Education:

  • Business, International Relations and the Political Economy from London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and MBA in Finance from East West University, Bangladesh.

Brief on Profession: Rafiqul Islam, Managing Director and CEO of Green Delta Capital Limited, one of the leading Investment Banks in Bangladesh. Prior to his appointment in this position, he was the Chief Investment Officer of the company. He started his career with a major conglomerate in Bangladesh in 2002 and he also worked with Orascom Telecom and BRAC EPL Investments Limited.

Brief on Special Achievement: His over 19 years of experience encompasses both in Debt and Equity Capital Markets products where he comprises in many transactions for raising and investing funds through Foreign and local currency syndications, project financing PE and IPOs.

Mr. Rafiq has built his career on advising clients around debt, equity and M&As in various sectors across the South Asian & Southeast Asian region to create sustainable impact with acceptable financial returns. He advised & structured many M&As transaction across the south and east Asian region including the first ever cross-border M&A transaction for a Bangladeshi conglomerate.

Brief on contribution of you and your organization in

  • Economy of Bangladesh
    Arranged and raised over USD 200 million for SMEs segments that are the heartbeat of the local communities, arranged and raised USD 250 million in power sector to make electricity more accessible from private sector, arranged and raised more than USD 800 million in manufacturing, healthcare, RMGs sector that are the strong part of the private sector.
  • Local and/or foreign private investment in Bangladesh
    Advising clients to access international and raised and closed international capital for both debt & equity over USD 1 billion for various sectors with sustainable impact creation along with acceptable financial returns.
  • General Employment in Bangladesh:
    Assisted to create 4100+ direct and indirect employment through his activities.
  • Developing Product and Services in the Bangladesh Economy

    Mr. Rafiq developed various debt and equity capital markets products comprises in many transactions where he brought Bangladeshi corporates with principally access to international to create a sustainable investments that benefit Bangladeshi corporates.

  • Also, developed an innovative stock market product 'GD Planner' aimed at letting the small investors overcome the fear of bubble bursts and broke the stereotype of considering the stock market as costly, complicated and time-consuming. This is the first ever portfolio product in Bangladesh to win an international award, 'ICD Finnovation Award 2020'.

    A message on Bangladesh International Investment Summit 2021:

    Bangladesh, a rising star in South Asia with a rich geographic location and stable political scenario, offers international investors an investment-friendly climate. With a consumer size of 160 million, Bangladesh is a good source of strong domestic consumers base and offers a growth prospects in various sector, making Bangladesh an appealing investment destination to make a better Bangladesh for a better tomorrow.