LIBANK is a private and independent investment bank. We provide innovative solutions to our clients to help formulate and reach financial objectives.
Whether for private or institutional investors, our focus is relationship building. We are committed to our clients’ financial success and satisfaction.
Availability. Quality. Trust
We are committed to the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct. We abide by all banking principles and guidance from “Banque du Liban” and international rules and regulations.
Our people are our prime asset. The selection is based on skills and accomplishments, and most importantly on potential and high standards of ethics and values.
We are prepared to face all challenges, with our unbending determination to reach excellence in everything we undertake.
Transparency is our uncompromising guiding principles. We conduct every element of our business accordingly.
Founded in 2012 as a boutique private bank, LIBANK quickly established itself as a distinguished, international investment bank with a strong global network of clients and services.
Dr. Tony Ghorayeb is the founder and Chairman of LIBANK. He worked in banking and legal consulting in London, Geneva, and New York.
Founder and Chairman
Georges Tabet has over 34 years of experience in commercial and private banking. He previously managed HSBC Private Bank’s investment advisory arm in Beirut
Antoun Bassil has over 40 years of experience in commercial banking, specifically with operations, consumer loans, corporate credit, and risk management.
Deputy General Manager
Kayssar Ghorayeb established his career with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, financial advisory, and transaction related services.
Ahmad Rizk is the Assistant General Manager and the Head of the Asset Management Department at LIBANK. He is the manager of the LIBANK Global Balanced Fund and a non-Executive Director of Peterhouse Securities Limited, London
Assistant GM / Asset Management
Amir Abdel Samad has over 20 years of experience in the Lebanese banking sector. He held the position of Senior Accountant at Bank Al-Mawarid and went on to assume the role of Vice-CFO.
AMIR ABDEL SAMAD
Assistant GM / Operations
Hadi Fanous has more than 25 years of international banking experience, that covered nearly all banking aspect, from: Credit & Risk Management, to Branch Management, Marketing Management, and Private Banking.
Assistant GM / Business Development
Nakhle El Hage has over 40 years of experience in commercial and private banking. He previously worked with the British Bank of the Middle East in Beirut for 26 years in foreign exchange and treasury management.
NAKHLE EL HAGE
Treasury and Capital Markets
Naji Al Fata has over 20 years in corporate and banking regulations. He launched his career as a lawyer with Akl & Akl Law Firm, a Lebanese law firm,
NAJI EL FATA
Legal and Compliance
Angie Chamoun launched her career in banking operations and office management, where she assumed several administrative responsibilities. She previously worked as a crew member with MEA
Rona Aoun developed her career with experience in private, investment, and commercial banking. She previously served as a Senior Private Banker at Near East Commercial Bank – Saradar group in Beirut, Lebanon
Senior Relationship Manager
Rafic El-Helou held various positions in the financial sector. His previous experience includes Financial Analyst at Stratford Capital, a hedge fund and family office based in Paris, France.,
Carl Naoufal started his career as an investment banking intern, and eventually assumed an Analyst position. Mr. Naoufal’s career focus is on mergers and acquisitions, financial advisory, and transaction related services.
Our private banking division provides distinctive wealth management services to our HNWI, family office, and institutional clients.
We believe in knitting deep symbiotic relationships with our clientele, an ideology we reflect in our private services.
Our highly experienced team is committed to satisfying our clients’ every need.
Private banking productsOur products range from traditional deposit solutions to more complex structured products, while investment solutions cover all major asset classes in local and international markets.
Our asset management services allow us to meet client needs regardless of home country, base currency, or fiscal position.
Asset allocation strategies are tailored to meet any type of income requirements, investment time horizon, and risk tolerance.
Our team has extensive expertise in global capital markets and deals with an international network of regional brokerage and advisory institutions to provide the highest standard of service.
Portfolio managementOur asset management team actively manages client portfolios to maximize returns based on risk appetite. Investments can be diversified across asset classes and markets, in line with client objectives, liquidity needs, and suitability.
Our investment banking team manages and leads capital transactions for institutional clients.
We strive to help small and medium sized enterprises optimize capital through efficient debt-equity structures, investor identification, private placement execution, and mergers and acquisitions advisory.
We strategically identify deals across several industries and geographies to provide unique investment opportunities with advantageous risk/return attributes.
Origination and placement
We build and develop strong relationships with entrepreneurs, global investors, and institutions from the MENA, Latin America, and Europe. This network allows us to generate interest in projects across various sectors and geographies.
Debt financing is a key element of our business.
For private or corporate clients, we provide collateralize and subsidized loan solutions, in accordance and compliance with Lebanese banking laws.
Our services help companies optimize debt structures based on corporate strategy, working capital requirements, and business type.
Our cross-border presence allows us to provide term loans to local and international SMEs with operations in various industries, while remaining in line with our long-term views and loan criteria