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Arshad A. Ahmed

Elixir Capital
Managing Director
Palo Alto, CA, USA

Arshad A. Ahmed is a partner in the corporate practice area of the San Francisco office of Kirkland and Ellis LLP. Arshad concentrates his practice on private equity and private company activities, and he has substantial experience in mergers & acquisitions, buy-outs, divestitures, equity investments, corporate governance & counseling, and all aspects of private company representation, including commercial contracts.

Arshad has significant experience in technology transactions, as well as transactions with international or cross-border features, and he has special interest in transactions involving India and the Indian Rim. In addition, Arshad is also recognized as a leading national authority in Shariah-related investing and Islamic banking and finance, in which regard he serves as adjunct faculty at UC Berkeley School of Law teaching Islamic finance and has spoken widely on matters pertaining to the application of Shari'ah law in contemporary transactions.


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