Maslin, DEFTA sign strategic partnership agreement

Maslin Capital Limited (Maslin) inked a strategic partnership agreement with DEFTA PARTNERS. Wali-ul-Maroof Matin, Co-founder and Managing Director of Maslin and George Hara, Group Chairman and CEO of DEFTA PARTNERS signed the agreement. This strategic collaboration is expected to yield synergistic benefits by leveraging local and global expertise and network. The partnership aims to best serve the nascent local alternative investment IMG_1624market, recently brought under a regulatory framework by Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC).

Maslin, a registered Alternative Investment Fund Management Company under the new Rules, wants to engage the imagination, innovation and inspiration of the enterprises by providing them with capital and hand-holding support while also allowing them access to its wide network of business contacts. The Company aspires to contribute directly to the country’s socio-economic development.

DEFTA PARTNERS is an accomplished Alternative Investment fund manager with operations in USA, Hong Kong, Japan, United Kingdom and many other countries. They have invested and listed many companies on NASDAQ. Ambassador George Hara said that he was very pleased to have partnership with Maslin. He sees Bangladesh as one of the most potential investment destination of our time.

Maroof Matin applauded BSEC for opening up a lucrative investment window for national and international investors and giving them the opportunity to participate in the private sector of Bangladesh, the growth engine of the country.

Retired Lt. General Abdul Hafiz, who was the first Bangladeshi to command UN Peacekeeping mission two times in Africa, now Chairman of Maslin thanked the Guest of Honour and the participants and urged investors to take part in alternative investments. Chairman, Managing Director and High-Officials of Banks, NBFIs and other corporate institutions also attended the evening event. Senior officials from DEFTA PARTNERS and Maslin were also present.