Maslin Capital Limited has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Japanese firm DEFTA PARTNERS on Monday last aiming to serve the local alternative investment market, recently brought under a regulatory framework by Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC).
Managing Director and co-founder of Maslin Capital Wali-ul-Maroof Matin and DEFTA Partners Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer George Hara signed the agreement on behalf of their respective sides.
This strategic collaboration is expected to yield synergistic benefits by leveraging local and global expertise and network.
Maslin, a registered Alternative Investment Fund Management Company under the new rules, wants to engage the imagination, innovation and inspiration of the enterprises by providing them with capital and hand-holding support while also allowing them access to its wide network of business contacts.
The company aspires to contribute directly to the country’s socioeconomic development.
DEFTA PARTNERS is an accomplished Alternative Investment fund manager with operations in USA, Hong Kong, Japan, United Kingdom and many other countries that have investment and listed many companies on NASDAQ.
Ambassador George Hara said he was very pleased to have partnership with Maslin.
“Bangladesh as one of the most potential investment destinations of our time,” added George.
Maroof Matin applauded BSEC for opening up a lucrative investment window for national and international investors and giving them the opportunity to participate in the private sector of Bangladesh, the growth engine of the country.
Lt General Abdul Hafiz (retd), who was the first Bangladeshi to command UN Peacekeeping Mission twice in Africa, is now the chairman of Maslin.
Hafiz thanked the guest of honour and the participants and urged investors to take part in alternative investments. Banks’ chairmen, managing directors and high-ups, NBFIs and other corporate institutions also attended the event.
Senior officials from DEFTA PARTNERS and Maslin were also present.