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INDEPENDENT asset management FIRM


KHK & Partners Ltd is an independent financial services firm that was established in 2015 in the Dubai International Financial Centre. The Firm is licensed as an Asset Manager by the Dubai Financial Services Authority under the Category 3C regime. KHK & Partners’ philosophy is built on entrepreneurial spirit with long term vision, absolute ethics and independency at the benefit of its business partners and shareholders. The Firm’s mandate is to source, structure and manage investments on behalf of HNWIs, Family Groups and Institutions with a focus on global alternatives. Our objective is to identify institutional quality strategies and opportunities with the potential to generate attractive risk/return profile for our investors. We aim to bring together experience and excellence, leverage a unique global network to identify attractive opportunities, add value through our network of experts/partners and act as a catalyst for cross-fertilization. Over the last 5 years, KHK has been transacting and collaborating with some of the finest asset managers and companies across the globe.


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Management Team

Hassan Karimi

Managing Director

Shahid Kabeer


Marwan Herve Hurstel

Managing Director

Doris Huremović


Advisory board

Djamel Mehri

Mehri Group

Didier Drogba


Artak Tovmasyan

Entrepreneur & Investor
Co-founder & Chairman of BOD,
Chairman of Investment Board of Dvin Hotel Complex

Rachid Ouaich

Wafra Capital Partners

Gerard Lopez

Entrepreneur & Investor
Co-founder, Mangrove Capital Partners

Former Owner of Lotus F1, Lille Football Club

Benjamin Fanger

Managing Partner and Founder
ShoreVest Partners

Yana Abramova

Managing Partner and Co-founder
Pretiosum Ventures

Stephen Hung

Founder & Chairman, SH Capital
Vice Chairman, Rio Entertainment Group
Former Founder & Chairman, The 13 Holdings Group
Former Co-Head of Asia Investment Banking, Merrill Lynch

Nawwaf Ghobash

Vice Chairman

Paul Pogba

Manchester United

Board of Directors

Hassan Karimi

Hassan Karimi


Mishal Kanoo


Marwan Herve Hurstel




KHK sources, structures and manages (or advises) investments directly or indirectly in private equity, private credit and late stage venture capital



Private Credit

Hassan Karimi

Hassan Karimi

Co-founder & MD

Hassan was a Director at Emirates Investment Authority, the SWF for the UAE Federal Government.

He held positions on the board of Network International, the largest payments company in the MENA region, and on the Advisory Boards of Ethos Private Equity VI and Auda ART Fund.

Prior to that, he worked for The Carlyle Group in Dubai focusing on investments in the MENA region. Hassan started his career as an Investment banker at UBS in London and Paris.

shahid no background

Shahid Kabeer


Previously a Senior Associate at Naseba Capital, a Dubai based advisory firm working across Real Estate and Tech sectors on fundraising and expansion mandates in the Middle East and Asia. Shahid brings over 8 years’ experience in Investor Relations, Fundraising and Strategic Partnerships

marwan no background

Marwan Herve Hurstel

Co-founder & MD

Marwan Herve started his career in 2003 when he joined the HSBC graduate program within the Investment Advisory Group of the bank in New-York. After a period with the management of HSBC South America in Sao Paulo he joined HSBC Private Bank in Geneva. In charge of developing the business in North Africa, he then enlarged his scope to the Russian and Eastern European markets, establishing family office services to the wealthiest individuals of these regions. Over the last decade, he built an an impressive network of High Net Worth Individuals, key influential people and sports stars around the globe.

Following his career in the banking industry, he became a businessman and private investor.

Marwan studied at Institut d'Etudes Politiques in France, Warwick Business School and London School of Economics in the UK.

Disclaimer and Data Protection

Conditions of use

By entering this website, you are confirming that you have read and acknowledge that you understand the conditions of use for this website and agree to abide by them. KHK & Partners Ltd (“KHK”) cannot be responsible for any misrepresentation you may make in gaining unauthorized access to this website.

Company information

The information on this website is issued by KHK. KHK is regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority (“DFSA”). KHK is licensed to conduct the following financial services in and from the Dubai International Financial Centre (“DIFC”): Advising on financial products or Credit and Arranging Credit or deals in Investments. The information contained in this communication is intended for Professional Clients only, and no other persons should act upon it.

Restricted access

This website is provided for residents of the DIFC and residents of countries where it would not be prohibited or against local laws to provide information in this website (hereafter “Permitted Jurisdictions”). This website is not provided to any person who is a resident of any other country. The financial products and services described in this website are only available to persons accessing the website from within the DIFC or another Permitted Jurisdiction.

Quality of information

KHK tries to ensure that the information on this website is clear, fair and not misleading. The information is based on reliable sources, but KHK does not give any express or implied warranty as to its accuracy. KHK does not accept any liability for error or omission.

Part of this site may contain information issued by third parties. These parties are responsible for ensuring that the material they submit to KHK complies with national and relevant foreign law. You are requested to consult the disclaimer or legal information on the information. KHK is not responsible for any error, omission or inaccuracy in the material.

This website may offer links to other sites – they enable you to leave KHK’s website. KHK does not control the linked sites and KHK is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, KHK will not be reliable in any way for any loss or damage suffered by you through use or access of this website, or KHK’s failure to provide this website. KHK’s liability for negligence, breach of contract of any law as a result of our failure to provide this website or any part of it, or for any problems with this website, which cannot be lawfully excluded, is limited, at KHK’s option and to the maximum permitted by law, to resupplying this website or any part of it to you, or to paying for the resupply of this website or any part of it to you.

No public offer

Unless otherwise expressly stated to the contrary, the information on this website does not constitute an invitation or offer for the issue or sale of securities or a financial promotion of securities.

No investment advice

This site has been prepared for the purpose of providing general information, without taking account of any particular investor’s objectives, financial situation and needs. The information on this site does not constitute financial or other professional advice. You should consult your professional adviser if you require financial or other advice.

You should assess whether the information on this website is appropriate to your particular investment objectives, financial situation and investment needs. You should do this before making an investment decision on the basis of the information on this website.

No investment recommendation

Unless otherwise expressly stated to the contrary, the information on this website is not a recommendation to invest in any investments, securities or financial products offered by KHK.

Investment performance

Unless otherwise stated to the contrary, KHK does not guarantee any particular rate or return, the performance of any investment or the repayment of capital form any investment. Investment is subject to investment and other risks. Possible risks could include delays in repayment and loss of income or capital invested. Past performance is not a reliable indicator for future performance.

Applicable law

The use of this website is governed by the laws of the DIFC. Any dispute relating to the above shall be resolved solely in the courts located in the DIFC.

Data protection

KHK & Partners may collect, process and disclose Personal Data as mentioned in this section and we assume that visitors to this website consents to the processing and disclosure of such data, both inside and, where necessary, outside the DIFC. “Processing” includes anything that can be done with or in relation to data. It includes obtaining, recording, holding the data, and carrying out operations on the data, including organizing, erasing, or disclosing.

KHK collects information through various interactions and communications such as when corresponding with KHK (for example, by telephone, e-mail or any other digital or electronic form). The personal information that KHK receives may include names, addresses, e-mail addresses and phone numbers, residential building, work address, photograph and other information that we are provided.

KHK may use Personal Data provided to KHK or that KHK collects for fulfilment of contractual obligations, to perform due diligence, comply with anti-money laundering rules and regulations, send information about products, services, promotions and news.

KHK will ensure that all data is processed fairly and lawfully, in accordance with the DIFC Data Protection Law, other applicable laws and our Data Protection Policy. We assume that visitors to this website agrees to such transfer, storing or processing in order for KHK to perform its functions.

KHK retain Personal Data submitted to us to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations for a reasonable length of time unless otherwise prescribed by applicable law. KHK is not responsible for the accuracy of the information provided, and will modify or update the Personal Data in our databases upon the requests received from respective owners of the data. KHK will erase or archive from active use the Personal Data upon request, unless KHK is required to retain it in accordance with DIFC, DFSA or other applicable laws or to perform agreed services.

KHK may share the Personal Data:

  • with consultants and other service providers who need access to such Personal Data to carry out work on KHK’s behalf or to perform a contract KHK enters into with them;
  • in response to a request for information by a competent authority or government entities if KHK determines that such disclosure is in accordance with, or is otherwise required by, any applicable law, regulation, or legal process;
  • with law enforcement officials, government entities or authorities, or other third parties as required by applicable law;

All sharing of Personal Data aligns with the DIFC Data Protection Law and other applicable law.

KHK may have to transfer the Personal Data described in this agreement to and from, and process and store it in, the United Arab Emirates and (where applicable or required) with processors in other countries, some of which may have comparatively less protective privacy laws. Where this is the case, KHK will take appropriate security measures to protect the Personal Data provided to us.

Shahid Kabeer

Associate Director

Previously a Senior Associate at Naseba Capital, a Dubai based advisory firm working across Real Estate and Tech sectors on fundraising and expansion mandates in the Middle East and Asia. Shahid brings over 8 years’ experience in Investor Relations, Fundraising and Strategic Partnerships


KHK is involved in various situations related to the sports industry

Club Owners

We are working closely with football club owners and investors on various strategic initiatives,
capital raising projects and broader value creation programs


We also represent the interests of select famous athletes, particularly football players


KHK represents various established European, US and Asian asset managers in their efforts to establish
and expand relationships with GCC institutional investors and family offices

Illustrative Mandates


We are working on multiple specialty financing transactions in Sports and Energy Transition,
targeting attractive risk adjusted returns.


In collaboration with global leading Real Estate Investment and Asset Management firms, we work closely with regional investors looking to deploy capital in real estate across Europe and the US


KHK has partnered with DTZ Investors, a leading real estate asset management firm to offer sophisticated GCC investors tailor made solutions and structures to invest in European Real Estate.

Through SMAs (Segregated Managed Accounts) and/or Advisory Mandates, KHK and DTZ offers GCC institutional investors and family offices access to flexible and cost-effective structures to help them generate attractive risk adjusted returns and achieve specific long-term objectives on their European Real Estate portfolio.


We will soon be announcing the launch of our partnership with a leading US real estate Investment firm


KHK sources, structures, and manages (or advises) investments directly or indirectly in private equity, private credit and late-stage/pre-IPO venture capital

Illustrative Transactions