CFA Society Emirates has pleasure to invite you to business breakfast. Details Below:

Topic of Discussion: U.S. BANKS AND A DOVISH FED: VALUE STOCKS OR VALUE TRAPS?

Speaker Bio: Drago Kolev, CFA (Head of Financial Institutions Group – TFO USA Ltd.)

Mr. Kolev is the head of financial institutions group for TFO USA Ltd.

With 20 years of all-around experience with US banks as an investor, senior executive and investment banker. Previously, Drago was a founding partner and Head of Acquisitions for Community USA HoldCo, an investment company established in 2009 specializing in distressed bank investments. From 2007 to 2009, Drago was Head of Portfolio Strategy at Merrill Lynch Bank USA, the 18th largest US bank at the time, reporting directly to the CEO. Prior to 2007, Drago spent eight years in investment banking at Merrill Lynch, where he was last a Director in the Corporate Finance Group. Drago holds a Bachelor of Arts degrees with highest honors in economics and mathematics from Williams College. He graduated with distinction from the Merrill Lynch Institute of Investment Banking at the Wharton School and is a CFA charter-holder.


Thank you to everyone who attended yesterday Morning breakfast in ABU Dhabi . Topic of Discussion U.S. Bank and Dovish fed. Specially thanks to the wonderful speaker Drago Kolev,CFA