About City Investment Training

Our Team

Sameer Merchant, CFA - Founder, CEO, and Lead Trainer

Investment Banking Experience: Sameer has almost a decade’s experience in Investment Banking, working for bulge bracket names ranging from Goldman Sachs to Barclays. He has covered stocks across a broad range of sectors, including Chemicals, Fintech and Real Estate, with market cap ranging from $50m to >$100bn. Sameer is also the CEO and Lead Equity Research Analyst for AlphaStone Equities.

Training experience: Sameer has actively participated in training graduates and analysts, both on and off the job, in most investment banks he has worked for. Sameer has trained students from leading universities such as LSE, Oxford, Cambridge and LBS, among others.

Education: Sameer holds the CFA qualification from the Institute of Chartered Financial Analyst based in the US. He also holds a Masters in Finance from London Business School.

Kazim Ukka - Assistant Trainee

Kazim finished with a First in International Relations and History (BSc) from the London School of Economics (LSE). He has strong interpersonal, communication, presentation and team-working skills, acquired through his extra-curricular and voluntary experience at school and university. He assists in a number of tasks at City Investment Training, including training, digital marketing, customer service and administrative responsibilities.

Lyn Francisco - Recruitment Manager

Lyn holds a Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering and an Associate degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management. Lyn is the Recruitment Manager at City Investment Training and helps in a number of tasks including recruitment, marketing, customer service and other administrative functions. She has extensive experience working with clients across the globe on a wide variety of projects including marketing, admin and finance.

Our Training Facilities

Regus, 1 Kingdom Street, Paddington

Our training facility is located in Paddington, in the heart of London, one of the leading financial cities in the world. Our facilities offer the best in class training equipment set in a Grade A office space at 1 Kingdom Street.  

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