Kazi Farhan Zahir

Managing Director & CEO

Farhan has more than 16 years’ experience in Investment Banking, with an exemplary track record in successfully structuring and managing syndication deals for various infrastructure projects in energy, telecommunication, hospitality and emerging sectors. He has an exceptional understanding of various debt and equity products, and is adept in developing, maintaining, and reviewing spreadsheet-based financial models and preparation of Information Memorandum for syndications deals. Mr. Farhan obtained a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and a Master of Business Administration from North South University.

Prior to joining NDB Capital, Mr. Zahir was Head of Structured Finance at IDLC Finance, overseeing local and foreign currency debt, equity, agency and corporate advisory services for reputed corporates. Prior to that Mr. Zahir was the Unit Head of Structured Finance at IIDFC.

Selected Experience:

  • Northwest Power Generation Company Limited – BDT 10,000 M coupon Bearing Bond
  • Karnafuly Dry Dock Limited – USD 59.86 M under Investment Promotion and Financing Facility (IPFF)
  • City Economic Zone – BDT 3720 M
  • UCBL- BDT 7,000 M Subordinated debt
  • Warid Telecom International Limited BDT 3.00 billion term loan facility & BDT 1.68 billion working capital facility

Other Key Transactions

  • The City Bank Limited – BDT 3,000 M Subordinated debt
  • Standard bank – BDT 4,000 M Subordinated debt
  • Confidence Steel, Banglacat, ACI Limited – BDT 3500 Commercial Papers
  • Standard bank – BDT 4,000 M Subordinated debt
  • Kishorganj Economic Zone – BDT 1,100 M Islamic Financing
  • Sirajganj Economic Zone – BDT 3,300 M Term loan under IPFF
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Israt Jahan Anny

Assistant Vice President

Ms. Israt Jahan Anny has 11 years of experience in Financial Sector including various roles under Structured Finance Department and Credit Administration Department. She has experience in arrangement of large project finance, loan syndication and arrangement of Subordinated Bonds, Zero Coupon Bonds etc. in addition to this, she has in-depth knowledge in agency & trustee operations, documentation, disbursement, and post disbursement related operations.

Currently, Ms. Israt is working In NDB Capital Limited as Senior Manager since December 2021.

Prior to joining NDB Capital Limited, Israt worked in IDLC Finance Limited for almost 11 years in different fields of Structured Finance Department and Credit Administration Department.

She completed her MBA and BBA degrees, both with concentration in Finance, from the North South University.

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Ayesha Sabrina


A numbers and strategy enthusiast, Sabrina is currently engaged in the structured finance team of NDB. She closely works with banks, financial institutions and corporate houses to design and promote investment products suited to business cash cycle and to support balance sheet management. Her area of specialization is sourcing and executing long term bi-lateral or syndicated financing for corporate bodies in infrastructure space. Her portfolio has clientele footprint in telecommunication, automobiles, steel manufacturing, healthcare and financial services.

Prior to this, Sabrina has worked as a Corporate FX dealer promoting FX solutions to corporate bodies while actively looking for arbitrage opportunities in the interbank market with the dynamic Treasury Front Office team at BRAC Bank Limited. Joining the bank as a Management Trainee, Sabrina took part in several strategy initiatives of the bank and closely worked with Senior Management on board deck, digital strategy paper and operational efficiency initiatives among others.

Sabrina has completed her Masters and Undergraduate in Business Administration from IBA, University of Dhaka securing scholarships with her excellent academic results all the way. She also has multiple published papers including representation in international conferences.

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Asadullah Armaan


An Investment Professional with five years’ experience in the Buy Side, Armaan is currently working as the Head of Portfolio Management at NDB Capital Limited. Prior to Joining NDB Capital, he worked extensively in Equity Research and Investment Management at couple of leading asset management companies in the country, namely- Universal Financial Solutions Limited and Impress Capital Limited. As an Equity Research Analyst, Armaan has covered diverse sectors including- Pharmaceuticals, Telecommunications, Financials, Engineering and Construction Materials. Subsequently, he was assigned with Investment Management activities at UFS.

Armaan has passed CFA Level 1 and completed his Undergraduate in Business Administration with Dual Major in Accounting, Finance & Economics from North South University with full merit scholarship.

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Shabab Newaz Khan

Assistant Manager

Shabab completed his undergraduate in Business Administration in Finance from North South University (NSU) in January 2021. He was also awarded Magna cum Laude for his academic performance during his time at NSU. He has strong passion and interest in equity research, financial analysis, corporate finance and investment management.

Shabab joined NDB Capital on 6th September 2021. Prior to joining NDB Capital, he has worked as an intern at Southeast Bank Limited for 12 weeks. Currently, he assists the deal team in preparing documents and information memorandum.

He worked as an intern in the General Bank Department of the bank in the Dhanmondi Branch. Furthermore, he has also worked as a Freelance Content Writer at One Little Web from June 2021 to August 2021.

As part of his extra-curricular activities, Shabab participated in a  social project competition where 25 teams with 10 people in each have to compete to bring positive change to our community. Involved in critical activities such as setting project themes and objectives, fundraising, recruiting volunteers. He also conducted sessions and donated computers to various schools in Dhaka to promote and communicate the significance of being technologically adept. His team won the Best Project Award in the competition for their contribution to the society.

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Nibir Islam

Management Associate

Nibir completed his graduation from North South University. He holds a dual major in Finance and Economics and graduated with cum laude distinction. During his undergrad years he developed a keen interest in financial markets. He has a keen interest in equity research, valuation, portfolio optimization as well as analysis of different types of bonds and different aspects of investment finance.

Nibir has completed an internship with Dhaka Bank Limited where he was posted in their Finance and Administration department. His tasks consisted of different database creation, financial statement analysis and measuring performances of different branches.

In terms of his hobbies, Nibir is an avid follower of Formula 1 and football. His two favorite teams are Ferrari and Real Madrid. He also likes to collect model cars, watches and in his free time he likes to workout.

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Mumta Hina Saif

Associate, HR and Admin

An HR Generalist, Mumtahina joined NDB Capital Limited as an Associate, HR & Admin in December 2022. She has experience in various HR operations. Prior to joining NDB Capital Limited, she was employed in AKSID Corporation Limited where she was assigned for talent acquisition, compensation and benefits, training & performance appraisal.

Mumtahina completed her Graduation from North South University majoring in HRM. She has been involved in extracurricular activities throughout her student life while prioritizing her academics. She has also completed her internship at Mutual Trust Bank.

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