Dubai-based private equity firm Abraaj Capital has appointed veteran Deutsche banker Ashok Aram as managing director.
Aram joins Abraaj after 15 years at Deutsche Bank. He was most recently based in London as head of equity capital markets, debt capital markets, and corporate coverage and sales in Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States, the Middle East, and Africa.
During the course of his career at Deutsche, Aram helped start the bank's telecom advisory and financing practice in Asia. He was also a member of the team that worked on Deutsche's acquisition of Bankers Trust in the United States.
From 2001 to 2004, Aram was head of global banking...