“Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
The vision for Hikmah Capital Analytics Ltd. (Hikmah) was born in the after-math of the 2008 financial crisis. A vision to empower financial organizations and investors with reliable proactive equity investment analysis to avoid significant investment losses.
The word “Hikmah” meaning wisdom in Arabic signifies our dedication to providing the absolute best investment research and analytical solutions for our clients. Our results oriented approach, personalized service and commitment to integrity above all, ensures client expectations are exceeded each and every time.
Hikmah solutions are built upon the extensive work of our founder in researching, testing and developing successful quantitative methods for security analysis and portfolio construction. Fruition of his work is SiAlpha™; first of its kind Quantitative Value and Momentum Investment (QVAMI) system.
SiAlpha™ uses a multi-strategy absolute return approach to portfolio management to identify and structure asymmetric investments in publicly listed companies and ETFs. Operated in a proprietary trading environment has delivered significant out-performance achieving an average annualized return of 46%+ since inception in 2010.
With access to the SiAlpha™ research and knowledge base, Hikmah provides bespoke investment research and analytical solutions for asset managers, investment banks and financial organizations worldwide.
Company Board of Directors
Hatim Zaghloul, Ph.D.
Chairman of the Board
Hatim is a successful entrepreneur and technology innovator with a 25 year track record of developing successful businesses. Hatim is best known as the co-founder and CEO of Wi-LAN Inc., a publicly traded company listed on TSX and NASDAQ stock exchanges with a market value of over $600 million. Hatim has a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Calgary and Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Cairo University, Egypt.
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Suhail Ahmad, MBA, CIM®
Founder, Managing Director, Head of Equity Research
Suhail is an entrepreneurial leader with over 15 years of financial services experience including senior management positions in private equity, investment banking and asset management. Suhail has Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with Distinction from the Edinburgh Business School (UK), a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Calgary (Canada), and the Chartered Investment Manager (CIM®) designation from the Canadian Securities Institute.
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Stuart Jamieson, MPhil, BEng.
Director, Technology Consultant
Stuart is a commercially aware technologist having skills in strategy, marketing and sales along with his software engineering background of over 23 years in systems and software design. Stuart has a MPhil and Electrical and Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK).
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