John P. Oswald

John P. Oswald

John P. Oswald is the President and CEO of CTSA Holdings Ltd. and the President and CEO of C.T. Capital International, Inc. Mr Oswald advises the Group’s U.S. operations which include private equity and real estate. Mr Oswald acts as CEO or board member of several portfolio companies and advises on the structuring and acts as client
representative in numerous high profile transactions. Prior to 1992, Mr Oswald was a partner at the international law firm Lord, Day & Lord. His practice was involved in mergers and acquisitions transactions, cross-border financing, tax and real estate matters. Mr Oswald began his career as a Certified Public Accountant with Arthur
Andersen & Co., where he specialised in real estate. He is a graduate of the New York University School of Law (L.L.M.) and Brooklyn Law School (J.D.).

Bassam Aburdene

Bassam Aburdene

Bassam Aburdene is the Chairman of CTSA Holdings Ltd and CEO and a director of Capital Trust Limited. Mr. Aburdene began his career in 1974 as an investment manager with the Industrial Bank of Kuwait and has vast experience in investing and managing companies in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. Prior to the group’s formation in 1985, Mr. Aburdene was General Manager of the Aggad Investment Company in Riyadh, where he was responsible for managing the company’s investments, which included mergers and acquisitions, Corporate Finance and principal investment activities. Mr. Aburdene holds an M.A. from Johns Hopkins University and a B.A. from the University of Connecticut.

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