We strive to be among the strongest financial solution providers in the MENA region, connecting clients from all over the world and providing win/win outcomes.


We build long-term partnerships with clients, founded on trusted financial advisory. We deliver customized independent and objective advice to achieve financial peace of mind to our clients and empower them with the confidence to achieve their financial aspirations.

Core Values

  • Commitment to a relationship of trust

  • Outstanding quality of clientele service

  • Integrity and transparency in all our actions
  • Professional approach to wealth creation

  • Independent and objective views

Tariq Qaqish

Tariq is the Chief Executive Officer for SALT Fund Placement. The firm serves financial solutions to institutions and high net worth investors, and companies wishing to raise capital from Middle Eastern region.

An award-winning executive and one of the most powerful fund managers, Mr. Qaqish has an extensive 20+ years experience in asset management and wealth management. Tariq managed funds and the wealth of family offices and institutional investors in the Middle East region. His network leveraged further relations which established advisory roles across industries and asset classes.

He began his career with Jordan National Bank in 1992 at the treasury department. He subsequently worked at First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) at the asset management division where he started as equity analyst and was promoted to become a fund manager. Mr. Qaqish was focusing on managing mutual funds and discretionary portfolios concentrating on long only Mena equities, fixed income, and real estate. During his time at FAB, he managed two mutual funds with AUM of USD1.3 billion and were ranked best performing funds in 2007 and 2008. He then moved to Al Mal Capital, an investment company where he expanded product lines, introduced wealth management platform and managed to expand AUM 8x to USD325m. During his time, he won several awards in recognition of funds stellar performance and consistent track record. He was also chosen as one of MENA Power 50 Fund Managers of the year. Most recently, he was Managing Director of family backed asset manager Menacorp where he spent three years.

Mr. Qaqish is a holder of a Master’s Degree in International Business from the University of Wollongong in Australia. 

Won 2013 MENA Individual Fund Manager of the Year

Won 2012 MENA Fund Manager Award for ‘UAE Equity Fund of the Year – 3 Year Performance

Won 2012 MENA Income Fund of the Year by Reuters

Won 2012 MENA Individual Fund Manager of the Year

Selected as one of the Power 50 Industry Leaders by MENA Fund Manager 2013/2014/2015

Selected as one of the power 50 Asset Manager by MENA Fund Manager 2012/2013