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Capital Advantage is an independent advisory firm specializing in corporate governance, compliance, regulatory affairs and investor relations. The Firm was founded by Sharon Ditchburn, a GRC expert with banking, mining, and telecommunications experience, after recognizing the growing need for GRC expertise following the rapid economic growth in the regional markets.

Jurisdictions & Regulators:  

Dubai Financial Services Authority 

Dubai International Financial Centre

Abu Dhabi Global Market 

Insurance Authority UAE

Capital Markets Authority (KSA, Kuwait, Oman)

Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency 

Central Bank (UAE, Bahrain)   

Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority 

Securities & Commodities Authority UAE

Financial Conduct Authority UK

Securities & Exchange Commission Nigeria

Financial Services Board South Africa

Securities Commission Malaysia

Financial Services Commission Mauritius

Dubai Multi Commodities Centre





Advised Over 100 Institutions Across GCC, Middle East, Africa & Asia

Portfolio of clients includes: BlackRock, Jefferies, ABN Amro, AKBank, Limerock Partners, Killik & Co., Cayman National Bank, NASDAQ Dubai, Asia Capital Reinsurance Group, Volaw Group, ICICI Bank, National Bank of Abu Dhabi, BBK, du, Etisalat, Dubai Insurance, IGI, GMRB, Mashreq Capital, Picard Angst, TransRe Zurich, Dubai Investment, Reliance, Aspen Re, TransRe Zurich, Visionary, Arqaam Capital, and Shuaa Capital, among others.  

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