We are delighted to announce our expansion into North America with the opening of our New York office at 1230 Avenue of the Americas at Rockefeller Center. Our business can now conduct securities activities through our FINRA, SEC and NFA regulated chaperone broker-dealer MP Securities, Inc.
To cement this expansion Maria Zaheer, CFA has joined the team as Managing Director & Head of North America.
Maria brings over fifteen years of investment banking experience in public and private capital markets, project finance, M&A and corporate finance advisory transactions, across the energy and infrastructure sectors. Prior to Alexa Capital, Maria developed her diverse transaction expertise and deep market relationships through her key roles at Credit Suisse, MUFG Securities and The Royal Bank of Scotland plc. Maria is a CFA and Series 7 charter holder and holds a BBA from the University of Texas in Austin.
Alexa Capital's CEO, Bruce Huber, celebrates this news by stating: "We are thrilled to have Maria Zaheer join our growing business. She brings a depth of complementary experience at a very exciting time for Alexa Capital. Our clients are increasingly drawing upon our differentiated sector-specialist advisory capabilities. Maria's combination of industry specialist project & structured finance experience plus broader equity and M&A skillsets are a terrific addition to our team."
Stephen Prince also commented on the expansion: "I am delighted that Maria Zaheer is joining, and I look forward to working closely with her to grow our North American business. I believe we bring a unique combination of investment banking and strategic operational perspectives to our clients - to unlock capital flows at this exciting time in our markets."