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Group Structure & Providers

Management Team

Emile E. Chammas - Managing Partner & Chief Investment Officer

Mohamad Malas - Partner

Nicolas Kahale - Partner - Institutional clients

Charles M. Samen - Partner and Co-Chief Investment Officer

Mohamed Barrage - Senior Portfolio Manager

John Pollen - Portfolio Manager

Lionel Dalfin - Portfolio Manager

Emma Bell - Client Service Executive

Mickey Finn - Compliance Officer

Roland Berry - Financial Controller

DCAM (DIFC Representative Office)

Ramzi Tarazi - Managing Director

Baseem Khammash - Executive Director

Board of Directors

DeaconCapital Holding UK Limited

Board of Directors:

Emile E. Chammas
Stephen Harlow
Matthew Wilson

DeaconCapital Limited

Board of Directors:

Emile E. Chammas
Stephen Harlow
Matthew Wilson


DeaconCapital Group (DCG) presence in Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) dates back to March 2009 initially via DeaconCapital (Dubai) Limited – DCD, and then from January 2016 via a Representative Office (RO) for DeaconCapital Asset Management LLP (DCAM), the UK FCA regulated entity.

DCAM (DIFC RO) operates under the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) Representative Office Regime.

DCAM (DIFC RO) spearheads the Group marketing and business development efforts regionally covering all the services offered by DCAM and within the scope of its approved services by the DFSA, the RO coordinates closely and supports the DCAM teams that cover each of the four Services.

Corporate Governance

DeaconCapital Group takes its corporate governance responsibility very seriously and has in place appropriate systems and controls that support transparency and accountability.

Such systems and controls include but are not limited to organizational charts and clear reporting lines, the timely provision of regulatory filings, financial controls (including budgets and management information), periodic reviews of business strategy, supervisory Board meetings, the maintenance of all required records and other business policies and procedures.

DCAM maintain a robust compliance framework that observes the continuously changing and evolving regulatory environment.

The corporate governance of DCAM is conducted as per the following:

  • LLP Management Committee, that meets quarterly or as required;

Board Meetings - quarterly basis:

  • DCL, the Corporate Member of the LLP;
  • DCH UK Ltd. As the UK based Group holding company.