Chief Executive Officer of White Rock International Ltd & Regal Group AG
Adnan is one of the most experienced crypto investment bankers in the Middle East. Adnan is the CEO of Regal Group AG (the developers of Nebbex) and the CEO of White Rock International.
He brings 20+ years of experience having worked in London, Toronto and UAE with some of the larger investment and commercial banks, and consulting firms, and is an expert on a variety of financial products with extensive expertise in complex structured transactions, capital markets, debt and equity financing, derivatives and structured products.
Nebbex is setting up a fully regulated and insured blockchain managed physical vault for custody of crypto assets, with the ability to withdraw assets from cold storage in under 1 hour. This system is created by Regal Group AG, which has offices in Switzerland, Canada, USA and UAE. In 2013, Regal Assets placed 20th in the Inc 500 annual list of the 500 fastest-growing private companies in the USA. Regal RA DMCC, a large commodities division operating since 2016, has become the Middle East’s first company to acquire a license for the regulated trade of digital assets in the region, as covered by Bloomberg.
White Rock is a boutique advisory firm that provides capital markets consulting, (crypto) token financial structuring, and capital introductions into the Middle East.
Previously, Adnan was SVP and Head of Fixed Income and Equities in Treasury at Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, and a founder and head of Capital Markets of a DIFC based investment bank. Adnan also has held senior roles at Barclays Capital in Credit Derivatives, Leveraged Finance, and Corporate Finance, and worked at Monitor Company, Arthur Andersen and KPMG. Adnan holds an MBA from London Business School, Master of Accounting from University of Waterloo and is a CPA/CA designation holder.