Awad Capital Announces Sponsorship of Juala Sailing Team

2/28/2015

Today Awad Capital announced that it will be sponsoring the Juala Sailing Team, a keelboat competitive sailing team based in the Dubai Offshore Sailing Club (DOSC). 

Ziad Awad, CEO of Awad Capital, said: “At Awad Capital, we share many of the values of competitive sailing including team work, integrity, discipline, attention to detail and focus on security. We are happy to be associated with Juala and wish the team ongoing success in their campaigns"

About Juala Sailing Team:

Juala is a Beneteau First 34.7 based at Dubai Offshore Sailing Club. Juala competes in all keelboat racing organised by DOSC. In 2014, Juala was the winner of the Short Handed Series; in 2015 it has already scored a number of wins, including the Dubai to Abu Dhabi race sponsored by Sir Bani Yas Island, the Bob Keeler Memorial Race around the World Islands and the Dubai Race Week sponsored by Premier Composite Technologies. 

About Awad Capital:

Awad Capital Ltd. (ACL) is an independent, DIFC based, DFSA regulated, financial services firm focusing on M&A, Corporate Finance and the Capital Markets. The firm’s Vision is to be the Trusted Strategic Financial Advisors to the senior leadership of the best institutions in the region. The firm’s founder, Ziad Awad, has more than 20 years of investment banking experience including with Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch and Bank of America in Paris, London and Dubai. The CFO and Head of Corporate Finance is Jag Singh Kang and he comes with more than 17 years of experience with PWC, E&Y and in private equity. Mr. Andrew Gazitua, Senior Independent Director, has more than 25 years of investment banking experience with DLJ, Credit Suisse, Merrill Lynch and Bank of America. Dr. Nasser Saidi, Chairman of the Advisory Board, is a champion of regional capital markets development and corporate governance. He has an illustrious career in the private and public sector, including having served as Vice-Governor of the Central Bank of Lebanon, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Lebanon and founder of the DIFC institute of Corporate Governance.