Saeed is Partner at KPMG’s Deal Advisory practice in Karachi and heads Transaction Services department. He has significant experience of carrying out buy side and sell side financial due diligence for entities operating in energy sector, financial services, healthcare sector, oil & gas sector, manufacturing sector, and other services sector.
Saeed’s experience include leading the financial due diligence engagements vis-à-vis acquisition of Daraz.pk by Alibaba Group Holding Limited, Dawlance Pakistan by Arcelik AS, Merck’s operations in Pakistan by Martin Dow Limited, ICI Pakistan by Yonus Brothers Group, Admore Gas (Pvt.) Limited by Puma Energy, Converge Technologies (Pvt.) Limited by WPP Group Plc., and fuel business of Chevron Pakistan by Total Parco.
Besides the above key engagements led by him in financial sector include acquisition of Burj Bank and Emirates Global Bank by Albaraka Bank, acquisition of Rozgar Microfinance Bank Limited for Pakistan Telecom Mobile Company Limited, acquisition of Silk Bank by Consortium formed by Sinthos Capital, Nomura International and IFC and acquisition of Crescent Commercial Bank by Samba Financial Group.
He has worked for seven years in assurance services where he managed and supervised a number of audits, internal audits, reviews and compilation assignments of various multinational and local companies.
He was also associated with a leading media group in Pakistan in the capacity of a Finance Manager where his core responsibility included preparation of consolidated accounts of the group, cash flows forecast, preparation of projected financial statements, and liaison with banks, leasing companies, auditors and tax advisors.
Saeed has attended various international trainings including KPMG’s accreditation trainings for Transaction Services level 1 & 2 and Advisory level 3 & 4.