Ovais Siddiqui


Ovais Siddiqui is a seasoned corporate finance leader with over 15 years of experience in financial services. As Director at Auctus Capital, Ovais brings deep expertise in corporate finance, M&A execution, and strategy, refined through his extensive career in diverse financial institutions and advisory firms. He is an expert in leading transactions through all phases, ensuring strategic alignment and optimal outcomes. His industry knowledge and network with key players help clients with smooth, well-executed engagements. Throughout his career, Ovais has participated in cumulative M&A transactions valued at over $1 billion and growth capital/debt funding of approximately $1 billion.

Before joining Auctus Capital, Ovais was Vice President at PMCF Advisors, where he primarily focused on services sector transactions, including business services and healthcare services. Prior to PMCF, he served as Jr. Vice President at Auctus Capital Partners as a generalist. Ovais has international experience from roles at CBQ Bank in Qatar and EmiratesNBD Bank in Dubai, where he managed large corporate portfolios, improved returns through strategic restructuring, and ensured compliance with regulatory audits. He began his career at Habib Bank AG Zurich, managing a diversified portfolio of medium to large corporate clients across various sectors.

Ovais holds an MBA in Corporate Finance and Entrepreneurship from Babson College, an MBA in Finance from the Institute of Business Administration in Karachi, and a BE in Mechanical Engineering from NED University of Engineering & Technology in Karachi. He is a CFA Level II candidate and a FINRA-registered investment banking representative, holding Series 79, 82, and 63 securities licenses. Recognized as a Future Finance Leader by Oracle and an ACG Scholar, Ovais’s expertise in finance is well-regarded. His entrepreneurial spirit led him to co-found companies in the IT services, home products, and healthcare sectors.

At Auctus Capital, Ovais is committed to leveraging his extensive experience to drive growth and deliver exceptional value to clients and stakeholders.