Exclusive: Ex-Malaysian sovereign fund exec joins Rabo Equity as operating partner
Former Khazanah Nasional Berhad director Sami Khan has joined private equity (PE) firm Rabo Equity Advisors, which is focussed on the food and agri-business sectors, as operating partner. Khan, who joined the PE firm in November last year, was earlier working with global management consulting services firm Accenture, where he led food and agribusiness consulting for the ASEAN. According to his LinkedIn profile, Khan, a Boston College alumnus, is also managing director at Citadel Agri Ventures, a consulting firm targeting agri-business operations in Asia, undertaking strategic consultancy projects for multinationals, governments, multilateral organisations and public-private partnership bodies. Khan has in...
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Khazanah Nasional Berhad is the strategic investment and a private equity fund of the Government of Malaysia. It provides expansion and growth capital to companies operating in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Turkey, China, India, and the Philippines. The firm seeks to invest in agrifood, aviation, creative and media; education, financial services, healthcare, infrastructure, and construction; innovation and technology; leisure and tourism, life sciences, power, property, sustainable development, and telecommunications sectors. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with additional offices in Mumbai and China.
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