Middle East Investor Relations Association
Widely recognised as a leading lawyer for capital markets in the Middle East, Andrew Tarbuck is often the first port of call for both issuers and underwriters for IPOs and other securities offerings. He represents clients throughout the Middle East, USA, Asia and Europe on capital markets transactions, public and private M&A, restructurings, flotations and secondary equity fundraisings. In addition, Andrew also advises on debt capital markets transactions and sukuk.
Andrew is also actively involved in the market as a member of the NASDAQ Dubai Practitioners’ Committee, Chairman of the Middle East Investor Relations Association and a member of the Corporate Finance Faculty of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales.
Consistently ranked in Band 1 for Capital Markets (UAE and the Middle East) by Chambers Global and in Legal 500 EMEA for Corporate and M&A (UAE), he has advised on many award-winning transactions, including the largest IPO ever in the Middle East.
Amani Korayeim is the All-EMEA Director for Sales and Product Development of lnstitutional lnvestor’s and Extel Research business. She oversees key client relationships, strategic partnerships and the launch of new research products as well as the expansion into new markets including Middle East and Africa. She works closely with IR and executive management teams, running capability assessment workshops to help inform and drive IR engagement and outreach strategies.
Before joining lnstitutional lnvestor, Amani worked in the business information sector providing research based advisory services to professional services companies on global mandates. She has spent the last 7 years in the IR space and speaks regularly at IR society seminars looking at IR outreach optimisation and impact of new regulatory environment on IR. Amani obtained the Certificate of Investor Relations (CIR) from the UKIRS and graduated from the University of London with a BSc in Economics & Politics.