BackgroundShanta Asset Management Limited received its Asset Management License from the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission on November 26th, 2015. Our vision is to be the leading asset management company in the country in terms of the fund’s performance, assets under management and compliance.
Our Mutual Funds offer superior risk adjusted returns for individual and institutional investors. We also provide Institutional Fund Management Services for institutions, provident funds, foundations, pension funds and others according to their investment objectives. We believe in the benefits of active fund management over the long term and hence our fund managers always remain truly active. We focus only on those areas of investment in which we have particular expertise.
Our Investment team applies distinct and rigorous investment processes to the management of mutual funds and institutional portfolios to generate the lucrative risk adjusted return. Our operation and compliance team ensures proper compliance as per Mutual Fund Act, 2001 of BSEC and smooth operation of the funds.
Why Shanta AML
- Lucrative returns over the long term horizon to maximize your wealth
- Sustainable and ethical approach to investing
- Professional and proactive Fund Managers
- Backed by a dynamic and strong Research Team
- Diversification of your assets
- Linked to the best brokerage houses thus getting the best ‘market color’
- Easy withdrawal of funds at any time
- Tax exemption benefits
Mr. Saif KhondokerChairman
Mr. Saif Khondoker, completed his BBA with a specialization in Strategic Management from the University of Toronto and his MBA from the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. Under his leadership, Shanta strives to continuously enhance its operational efficiency, strategic marketing and branding, and implement state-of-the-art technologies. His focus lies in driving product innovation and incorporating modern features into Shanta projects, which truly differentiate it from competitors. Apart from his active involvement in the management and decision making of the company, he has also spearheaded the formation of Shanta Home Systems - an authorized dealership of Control 4 automation products, offering the latest in home automation and entertainment solutions.
Ms. Mayesha KhondokerDirector
Ms. Mayesha Khondoker, completed her Bachelor of Administrative Studies (BAS) with a major in Marketing from York University. She has a natural instinct towards strategic marketing, technology, and forward thinking organizational theory. She has previously served as the Head of Corporate Branding and Market Communications were she transformed Apollo Dhaka, STS Life Care Centre and STS Pharmacy into the united and emotionally connected brands that they are known for today in Bangladesh. She has also envisioned the formulation of Shanta Multiverse, and was able to secure the international franchise rights to Marble Slab Creamery and has successfully launched the brand’s Flagship store in Dhaka city.
Mr. Mohammad Emran HasanChief Executive Officer
Mr. Mohammad Emran Hasan is the Chief Executive Officer of Shanta Asset Management Limited. He is responsible for the overall management, operation and development of the company. He has been with SAML since August 2017. Prior to this, he served as the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of AT Capital Partners Asset Management Limited (ATCP AML). During his tenure, ATCP AML’s managed Fund was one of the best performing funds in the Bangladesh Mutual Fund industry. Mr. Emran has more than 10 years of experience in capital market strategy, fund management, mutual fund industry and risk management. He has also attended numerous training programs and seminars related to the capital market and financial sector. He was also a panel speaker and trainer in many recognized events and training programs such as the “Bangladesh Capital Market Expo” organized by Arthosuchak, guest lecturer in Fund Management related topics in Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management and trainer to retail investors organized by Monash University Australia.
Before joining AT Capital, he worked as a Production Engineer in Meghna Bangladesh Limited. Mr. Mohammad Emran Hasan holds an MBA Degree from the University of Dhaka (Business Faculty) and a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering from BUET.
Mr.Sazzad MahmudManager Accounts & Admin
Mr. Sazzad Mahmud joined Shanta Asset Management Ltd. as Manager-Accounts & Admin in July 2017. He started his career in ICB Asset Management Company Ltd in 2008 and performed different responsibilities in ICB Asset Management Company Ltd including preparing financial statements of AMC & different mutual funds, and the annual budget of the company. Mr. Sazzad completed his Master of Business Administration (MBA) with major in Accounting and Information System from the University of Dhaka.
Mr. H M Jahid HasanDeputy Fund Manager
Mr. H M Jahid Hassan is the Deputy Fund Manager of Shanta Asset Management Limited (SAML). Mr. Hassan is responsible for ensuring efficient fund management and comprehensive research. Before joining in SAML, Mr. Hassan worked as an Associate Portfolio Manager in Asian Tiger Capital Partners Asset Management Limited. Mr. Hassan started his career in UniCap Securities Limited as a Research Analyst.
Mr. Hassan has completed both his undergrad (BBA) and post graduate (MBA) from Faculty of Business Studies (FBS), University of Dhaka. In addition to that, Mr. Hassan has completed Level III of CFA© program.