US Capital Expands Dubai Office with Appointment of Vice President Nouha Chbak

Leading global private financial group for the middle market appoints new Vice President to expand its GCC (Gulf Cooperation Countries) and Africa division.

SAN FRANCISCO, JANUARY 2023 – US Capital is pleased to announce that Nouha Chbak has joined the group as a Vice President at its regional office in Dubai, established in 2021 and headed by Partner Joshua Hawley. Ms. Chbak will be responsible for US Capital’s African and Middle Eastern clients, providing them with the group’s full range of financial services, including corporate finance, asset management, real estate finance, M&A, and advisory services.

Headquartered in San Francisco with primary offices in Dallas, Philadelphia, Miami, London, Milan, Zurich, and Dubai, US Capital is a full-service global private financial group with an established track record in corporate finance, asset management, and capital formation services. The group’s Dubai office is regulated by the DFSA as a Representative Office.

Ms. Chbak has nearly a decade of international experience in the EU, UK, Africa, and GCC, providing cross-jurisdictional business consultation services and advising on project development, go-to-market, marketing strategies, and market penetration.

Commenting on her appointment, Ms. Chbak said, “I am delighted to be joining US Capital at this exciting time in its international expansion. The group has a strong reputation for financing highly promising tech firms and for being at the forefront of FinTech innovation. Some of the fastest growing companies in the UAE and other Gulf countries are in the technology sector. I look forward to contributing my own long-term specialization in new technologies and blockchain adoption to US Capital’s rapidly expanding presence in the sector, both in the region and internationally.”

Jeffrey Sweeney, Chairman and CEO at US Capital, said: “We’re very pleased to welcome Nouha to the US Capital team as we expand our GCC and Africa division. Business in the UAE and other Gulf countries is opening up to global markets as the Gulf authorities continue to make policy changes to support and bolster the FinTech ecosystem in the region. We are thrilled to be expanding our presence here with the help of Joshua Hawley, who heads our office in Dubai.”

Ms. Chbak holds an M.B.A. in Marketing with honors from the Institute of Advanced Business Studies in Tunisia. She is also enrolling in a Ph.D. in Blockchain from EM Strasbourg Business School. As a researcher, Ms. Chbak is co-authoring scientific papers and research on technology adoption and the social acceptability of emerging technologies.

About US Capital

Established in 1998, US Capital leverages the latest FinTech and RegTech innovation to provide sophisticated debt, equity, and investment products to lower middle market companies and investors. The US Capital group manages direct investment funds and provides wealth management and capital raise services through its affiliates, including its investment advisers US Capital Global Investment Management LLC, US Capital Global Wealth Management LLC, and its FINRA-member broker-dealer, US Capital Global Securities LLC. The group collaborates closely with its peers in professional banking and investment advisory.

To learn more about US Capital, email Jeffrey Sweeney, Chairman and CEO, at or call +1 415-889-1010.

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