Nihal Cassim is associated with Ferozsons Laboratories Limited since 2005. He is the Chief Executive of Safeway Fund Limited, an investment vehicle based in Karachi. Mr. Cassim has had extensive corporate finance experience handling advisory services for various clients.
In Canada, he was Vice-President and Head of small-cap Investment Banking for First Associates’ (now Blackmont Capital, a CI Financial Company). Prior to this, Mr. Cassim was responsible for the corporate development of TVX Gold Inc. and was involved in its $4 billion merger with Kinross Gold. He began his investment banking career at HSBC Securities, Canada.
Mr. Cassim is an MBA (Finance & MIS) from McGill University. In addition to his position at Ferozsons Laboratories Limited, he is currently a Director on the Boards and Audit Committees of Safeway Fund Limited, Pakistan Oilfields Limited and National Institutional Facilitation Technologies (Pvt) Limited (NIFT) and its subsidiary ISM (Pvt) Limited. Nihal has served two terms as a director on the Board of Mutual Funds Association of Pakistan.