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Global Business Development – Dubai & San Diego Offices


Prabal Gupta | Managing Director, EMEA

At Pacifica Companies, Prabal is responsible for the private equity business out of the US & Dubai offices. He oversees business development & strategic client partnerships across Europe, Middle East, & Asia, spanning Sovereign Wealth Funds, Family Offices, and Financial Institutions as well as deploying funds in European real estate markets, across the capital structure. Prabal was recently in Oman and UAE, heading up the Global Private Banking Division at Bank Muscat spanning Middle East, Europe and Asia. Prior to this Prabal Gupta was a Senior Director at Lloyds Banking Group in London. He led the Private Banking and Wealth Management business unit spanning responsibilities across £20 Bn in liabilities and £20bn in Asset under management. He was part of their Executive Committee. He also chaired their Investment Board.  Prabal joined Lloyds TSB in January 2007 from Nicholas Applegate, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Allianz, based in San Diego, USA, where he ran a profit centre as Head of Institutional Funds ($15 Bn AUM). He also served as an Officer of the Board at Nicholas Applegate Institutional Funds. Prior to Nicholas Applegate, he was in senior management roles at Charles Schwab and Fidelity Investments at their respective HQ’s. He is also an Advisory Member of the Loomba Foundation in London (UN Approved Charity) and also the Treasurer and Board Member of the Muscat American Business Council, part of the US Embassy in Oman.