About Us

Virtuoso Capital Group (VCG) is a boutique private capital and business advisory firm.

We provide Private Capital to small and medium sized businesses to step up growth, enhance profitability, expand the business, build strategy, develop management team, explore and move into new market sectors, find markets or open offices overseas, acquire businesses and consolidate.

Our Business Advisory practice caters to medium size and large corporates and institutions across the broad sectors.

Our Team has extensive experience, expertise and credentials from around the globe and across sectors to help our clients set and achieve specific goals. We operate in Europe, Asia, Middle East and Canada.

Services

Our Team

Atiya Habib

Managing Partner


Atiya has over 20 years of experience in debt markets, structure finance and private equity, across Europe, Asia, Middle East and Africa.

She has advised both large cap corporates and mid cap companies accross capital structure and led their debt deals for acquisition, project and property financing, hybrid capital, leverage and structured finance. Previously she was a Managing Director at Barclays (UK), responsible for multi billion (USD) international debt business with teams across 20 markets, originating, structuring and closing debt deals for more than 250 clients.

She was a voting member of the underwriting committee and capital allocation/commercial return committee at Barclays. Prior to Barclays, Atiya headed the structured finance within capital markets (syndication) at Standard Chartered Bank covering Europe, Middle East, South Asia and Africa.

She is the founding member and managing partner of Virtuoso Capital Group; board member of privately held companies and an education charity; and currently based in Hong Kong.

Asif Zaidi

Managing Partner


Asif's forte includes general management, business advisory and leadership coaching.

Ex regional CEO for countries in Africa, CIS and Asia for Citibank. Bought and built private businesses. Fluent in French, English, Urdu, Hindi and business level Russian.

Wai Yee Lam

Managing Partner


Leader with strong operational expertise. Corporate functional leadership at British Telecom and Cable & Wireless.

Entrepreneurial leadership at Monetise and Asia Online et al. Sector specialism Telecom, mobile, internet and technology. International experience across Europe and Asia. Fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese and English.

Rezwan Mirza

Managing Partner


Rezwan leads the Middle East and Pakistan business for Virtuoso.

He also serves in an advisory capacity to select government related entities in the region on strategic initiatives. Previously, Rezwan was a Managing Director with Barclays Bank. He served as the Head of Barclays’ Corporate Bank in the Middle East.

Prior to managing the Middle Eastern Corporate Banking business, Rezwan served in a number of roles at Barclays in both the investment banking and corporate banking divisions. Rezwan also worked in New York at UBS Investment Bank. He started his career with Ernst & Young.

Rezwan's transaction and advisory experience includes a variety of public and private equity financings, bank and bond debt origination, corporate restructurings, M&A and risk management. He has worked with public and private sector clients in multiple geographies and focuses on delivering innovative solutions tailored to a client's specific requirements. Rezwan is based in Dubai, UAE.


Saima Habib

Partner


Seasoned finance leader adept in strategy creation, linking commercial and financial plans, and financial & operations controls.

Senior roles in top FMCG brands including Unilever, GlaxoSmithKline, Procter & Gamble and PepsiCo; Fashion Apparel start up and Technology fund for renewable energy.

Eileen Lim

Partner


Corporate communication, marketing and PR specialist. Ran regional teams in Swiss Reinsurance, Edelman and Burson Marsteller.

International experience across Europe, Asia and Americas. Led consultancy firms in Asia and advised tier 1 brands. Fluent in Cantonese and English.

Specialised Sectors

Financial Services


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Technology


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Portfolio

  • Virtuoso Property

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HONG KONG

SINGAPORE

DUBAI

CANADA