At Salt Fund Placement our goal is to become a leading provider of financial solutions in the MENA region. We aim to connect clients from all around the world and create win-win outcomes that help them achieve their financial objectives.


We are committed to building long-term partnerships with our clients, founded on trusted financial advice. Our mission is to deliver customized, independent, and objective guidance that enables our clients to achieve financial aspirations and enable them to reach their financial goals.

Core Values

Trust: We empowers believe that trust is the foundation of any successful partnership. We are committed to building and maintaining relationships of trust with our clients, based on transparency, honesty, and reliability.

Quality: We strive to deliver outstanding quality of service to our clients, providing personalized attention and going above and beyond to exceed their expectations.

Integrity: We hold ourselves to the highest standards of integrity and transparency in all our actions, ensuring that our clients can trust us to act in their best interests at all times.

Professionalism: We approach wealth creation with a professional, disciplined, and results-oriented approach, always seeking to maximize our clients’ returns while minimizing their risks.

Independence: We provide independent and objective views to our clients, always putting their interests first and foremost. We believe that this approach is critical to ensuring that our clients can make informed decisions and achieve their financial objectives.

Tariq Qaqish

Tariq Qaqish is an award-winning executive with over 20 years of experience in wealth and asset management. He is currently the CEO of SALT Fund Placement, a financial solutions firm that provides wealth management services to high net worth investors, institutions, and companies seeking to raise capital in the Middle Eastern region.

Mr. Qaqish began his career in 1992 at Jordan National Bank, where he worked in the treasury department. He subsequently worked for several other financial institutions in the Middle East, including First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) and Al Mal Capital. During his time at FAB, he managed two mutual funds with a total asset under management (AUM) of USD 1.3 billion, which were ranked as the best performing funds in 2007 and 2008. At Al Mal Capital, he introduced a wealth management platform, expanded the firm’s product lines, and grew its AUM by 8x to USD 325 million.

Mr. Qaqish has also won several awards in recognition of his stellar performance and consistent track record in wealth and asset management. In addition to managing funds and the wealth of family offices and institutional investors in the Middle East, he has established a vast network of relationships in the industry, which has led to several advisory roles across various asset classes and industries.

Mr. Qaqish holds a Master’s Degree in International Business from the University of Wollongong in Australia. He is widely recognized as one of the most powerful fund managers in the Middle East and has been named one of the MENA Power 50 Fund Managers of the year.

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