News May 23, 2021

Arcapita Strengthens Senior Management Team with Appointment of COO

May 23, 2021 – Arcapita, the global alternative investments firm, today announced the appointment of Stéphane Brown as Group Chief Operating Officer (“COO”). Stéphane’s appointment strengthens Arcapita’s experienced management team and demonstrates its commitment to expanding its business operations.

Stéphane brings more than 20 years of financial services experience gained from senior management, strategy, risk and governance roles across Europe, North America and the MENA region. In his new role, Stéphane will oversee Infrastructure and Risk at Arcapita, propelling the organization forward in line with its culture, vision, and growth plans.

Atif A. Abdulmalik, Chief Executive Officer at Arcapita, said: “We are very pleased to welcome Stéphane as Arcapita’s Group Chief Operating Officer. Stéphane has an exceptional track record of delivering operational excellence and growth. His appointment reflects Arcapita’s commitment to further strengthening our business, as we look to achieve steady and consistent growth over the next five years. We are confident that he will help us capture future opportunities, ultimately benefitting our investors and shareholders.”

Prior to joining Arcapita, Stéphane held senior management roles in banking, private equity and consulting. During his time at Morgan Stanley, he had several COO roles, including MENA COO, before becoming European Head of Legal Entity Risk Management. More recently, he was COO for Panmure Gordon in the UK, and also supported early-stage Fintech and Venture Capital firms with their growth strategies and build out.

Stéphane has an MBA from Columbia Business School, USA, and holds a BA with honors from Amherst College, USA.