Reza Irani Kermani
Mr. Reza Irani-Kermani co-founded Black Pearl Capital in 2007. Black Pearl Capital or better known as “BPC”, is a proprietary investment company. The company makes investments in ventures that are mostly related to Green Energy and Real Estate. One the company’s investments is a Bio-diesel plant located in Bromborough, UK. The company processed used cooking oil, (its primary raw material) and produced Bio-diesel.
Prior to this, Reza Irani-Kermani was a board member of the Albert Abela Corporation and Sogeres SA. Reza Irani was one of the youngest board members and amongst the youngest people to work as an Executive. The Albert Abela Corporation had offices in 44 countries around the world and employed in excess of forty thousand employees. The primary focus of the company was the catering business; other businesses included a chain of supermarkets in the Middle East, life support services, Gold mines, Hotel Chain in Europe and Salmon farms in Scotland.
Due to red tapes in China and different mind sets, Reza realized that Po Sang Bank would not be able to sustain the growth level he wished. Preussag AG, one of Germany’s largest conglomerates wished to partner with the existing joint venture. This allowed for Po Sang Bank to bow out and Amalgamated Metals Trading Limited, the London affiliate of Preussag AG became MIT’s partner. Reza remained in charge of a very successful business until 1997, at which point he decided to change career. He ended his association with AMC and joined the Albert Abela Corporation as aboard member. He carried on with his responsibilities with the Abela Corporation until the death of its founder Mr. Albert Abela.
Prior to this, Mr. Reza Irani-Kermani was running the Foreign Exchange and Bullion operations of Amalgamated Metals Corporation which is located in London. It was one of the subsidiaries of the Preussag AG, one of Germany’s largest conglomerates. . With Reza’s assistance, AMC had bought the Company from Po Sang Bank, one of Bank of China’s sister Banks in 1994.
Reza Irani Started his career with in MKS Finance’s London branch in 1989, called Management Investment and Trade (London), “MIT”. As a result of his hard work, MIT became one of the largest trading Companies in Bullion and in Foreign Exchange.
About Black Pearl Capital:
Black Pearl Capital is an independent asset management and advisory firm which provides a range of specialist products and services. With its headquarters in Switzerland, Black Pearl Capital specializes in Asset Management & Advisory for a select group of institutional and ultra-high net worth private clients around the globe. As of early 2011, Black Pearl Global Opportunity Fund (Hedge Fund with Asset under management of USD 100M) and Black Pearl Capital Partners I (Private Equity Fund, closed at USD 50M Asset under Management and fully invested) are the two flagship funds of Black Pearl Capital.
Black Pearl Capital has Offices in Geneva, Monaco, Amman and Dubai. As a result of the Group’s strategy, Black Pearl Capital has played key roles as either investor, valuation advisor or as a source of capital in several major private equity transactions throughout Europe, USA and the Middle East. Black Pearl Capital Partners’ are entrepreneurs with extensive experience in investing into companies and projects from many different industry segments. Additionally, at Black Pearl Capital we work in partnership with our clients enabling us to understand their objectives and ultimately evaluate and execute successful transactions.