Ezzat Jallad is responsible for the Group’s Strategy & Management as well as the structuring of the transactions
For the last 25 years, Mr. Jallad has been investing in small and medium-sized companies. He has structured and completed numerous Private Placements in US Companies, and has extensive knowledge in both Private Equity and PIPE (Private Investments in Public Equities) transactions, and Pre-IPO Investments in Technology Companies.
Ezzat Jallad founded the Silver Rock Group.
Andy Altahawi is an experienced investment banker and an international attorney with a strong focus on the US capital market.
He has more than 30 years of banking experience in the US, and is an expert in the direct NASDAQ & NYSE public listings, IPOs, Reg A+, Reg “D” 506 B&C, and M&A, F-1 and S-1 filings. Additionally, he is an expert in mergers and acquisitions, structuring, reverse mergers, and fundraising. Along with my proficiency in filing and approving IPOs, Reg A+, S-1, F-1, SPACs, follow-up shelf offerings, Reg D offerings, and other SEC regulatory filings.
He is recognized expert in many legal subfields, as arbitration, international law, international criminal law, human rights, corporate governance, planning, contract drafting, transactions, mergers, and acquisitions, federal and state regulatory compliance, and general business advice.
He is licensed in several jurisdictions and co-counsel in many reciprocal jurisdictions, has been instrumental in numerous US public offerings. Mr. Altahawi has over 30 years of experience as an international attorney and 27 years as an investment banker.
Ayad Has more than 20 years exposure to the financial world. He has held numerous positions Globally.
Ayad Launched his career in The US, continued in Europe and the Middle East. He worked for the Major Swiss banks such as HSBC Private Bank, Merrill Lynch International, Julius Baer and Credit Agricole Indosuez covering the Middle East Region.
Ayad is a seasoned banker with a sophisticated mind allowing him to match the needs of his clients to the opportunities in hand.
In 2019, Ayad moved to the Private Equity space focusing on offering access to Late Stage Pre IPO shares in US companies. The network that Ayad built throughout his career gave him an exposure spreading to different markets.
Kamal is actively engaged in global investment banking and venture capital activity.
Founder of KCP Capital, a Dubai-based advisory firm. Member of the board of various technology start ups in the GCC and North America.
Engaged in the investment banking and financial transactions arena in the Middle East, Russia, Africa and other markets for a period of almost 20 years.Worked for top tier investment banks such as Merrill Lynch and Salomon Smith Barney from 1997 to 2003.Holds Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the American University of Beirut ( With Distinction) and an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.
Fluent in Arabic, English, French and Spanish.
Nicholas, born in Malta, spent his professional career in Los Angeles and London across various areas such as real estate, capital markets, corporate finance and principal investing in the mining, biotechnology, energy, entertainment, media, gaming, technology, telecommunications and internet sectors.
Nicholas; is responsible for the structuring of all cryptocurrency transactions at Silver Rock Group.
In 1995, Nicholas founded Greystone Capital Limited in LA and served as Chief Executive Officer, in which was involved in the placement of over $150,000,000 in equity and other products for development stage technology companies listed in the US on the New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ and AMEX.
In 1998 Nicholas moved to London and was appointed Chief Investment Officer of the Isosceles Fund Ltd which was in a strategic relationship with Cefeo Investments S.A. the investment arm of Banca Privata Edmond de Rothschild.
In 2001 Nicholas founded Navigator Asset Management Limited (”NAML”) in Nevis, where between 2001 and 2011, Nicholas was the CEO and CIO of its wholly owned subsidiary. NAML invested approximately €100,000,000 in public companies across different capital markets (involved in 2007 in Colombia Gold plc restructuring and fund raising then acquired by Medoro Resources Inc. as well as Monterra S.A. trade sale to Lucky Mnerals both acquiring companies listed on TSX, amomg others).
In 2011, Nicholas founded Norwegian Minerals Group AS in Oslo, sold in a trade sale to Dalradian Resources Inc. that was listed on the TSX.
Nicholas graduated with a B.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering with high honours in 1984 from the New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology, Socorro, New Mexico, USA.
Born in Italy Matteospent almost 20 experience in capital markets and trading between Rome, Milan and London.
In 2019 Matteo joined the Silver Rock Group and is responsible for new business development and marketing to institutional investors.
In 2001 Matteo worked for Ernst & Young Corporate Finance in Rome and Milan in M&A then moved to London with a role for Fitch Ratings specializing in structured products. He also worked for NewSmith Financial Advisory (Unicredit Bank Group) a hedge fund specialized in trading sophisticate structured products such as CDOs.
From 2009 Matteo worked for Tassi& Co International Financial Services a UK based company regulated by the FCA. At Tassi Group he was also advisor for Credit Suisse SA. He also worked as equity portfolio manager investing in main exchanges.
Matteo holds a degree in Law from the University of Bologna and MasterinFinance from the University “La Sapienza” in Rome.
Matteo brings a highly disciplined approach to the team thanks to his background in trading and valuation. Matteo speaks, English, French, Spanish and Italian.
Vadim brings his expertise in IT-Networks and Security/Infrastructure design, being a cybersecurity expert and IT-engineer with more than 15 years extensive experience. He have been advising many corporations, financial institutions, government special services.
He is a founder and CTO/Chief Architect of CrypviserGmbh, Dusseldorf. Crypviser is a disruptive hi-tech start-up. At Crypviser Vadim was responsible for the core blockchain platform architecture, security/ cryptographic model design and development with over 25 people in his team.
Previously Vadim was also CTO and CIO at CVChainGmbh, a Swiss based company, specialized on cryptocurrencies, crypto tokens development, crypto exchange operations, trading and crowdfunding.
Vadim holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Urban Development and Architecture at Artsakh State University, Armenia. He also holds a Certified Cisco Network Professional (CCNP security)from Moscow Techical University of Communication and Informatics (MTUCI) and a CCNA Security and Networkin both released from Cisco Networking Academy.
Qais Gharaibeh is an entrepreneurial executive with over two decades of experience in the Middle East region and is well tuned to the commercial practices and business culture within the region.
Qais spent most of his career in executive leadership positions working for enterprise Software and technology companies like SAP, EMC and HP where he developed and successfully executed market strategies, hired and lead high performing teams that led to consistent success, growth and market leadership for these organizations.
Qais’s passion to entrepreneurialship has led him to found and successfully bring two companies to profit and sustainable growth. Qais is experienced in setting up businesses, building market coverage and helping organizations scale and gain market share leadership. Qais currently manages and supervises several ventures he is invested in and holds several board and advisory positions with technology companies and start-ups.