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Darson Securities (Pvt.) Ltd. is a TREC Holder of the Pakistan Stock Exchange & member of Pakistan Mercantile Exchange. Darson Securities (Pvt.) Ltd. was incorporated in January 1998, at Lahore, Pakistan. It is a limited liability company formed under the Company’s Ordinance 1984. The company was earlier incorporated as Darson (Pvt.) Ltd. in March 2000 and the name was subsequently changed in April 2000. The paid up capital of the company was Rs. 20 million with corporate membership at the Lahore Stock Exchange. Darson also acquired a corporate membership at the Pakistan Stock Exchange and has been operational since September 23, 2002. The paid up capital of the company now stand at Rs. 200 million, with the authorized capital at Rs. 500 million.



Our Vision is to be leading service provider in financial and derivative markets purely on grounds of ethics and professionalism



Our Mission Statement revolves around fiVe Cs

Conversion :  into a professional, more profitable & modern brokerage house

Compliance:  zero tolerance policy for compliance

Capital:  strengthening financial resource of our company

Capacity:  continuously improving capacity in terms of business, operations, profitability and outreach

Character  :  sound financial & moral character building of all stakeholders in terms of market value,   goodwill & reputation




Mr. Dil Awayz Ahmed, CFA is the recently appointed Chief Executive Officer of Darson Securities (Pvt) Ltd. He is a seasoned professional with association of over seventeen years in securities and commodities business. His quest of constant learning along with rich experience in capital & mercantile markets of Pakistan has enabled him to magnify his professional profile both horizontally as well as vertically. He is a strong believer of ethics, professionalism and corporate culture to sustain and improve the integrity of capital markets, investment profession and market value of all the stakeholders. His achievements and ongoing efforts to inculcate code of ethics, best practices and revolutionary measures to transform the DSL into a distinguished corporate brokerage house of industry are well applauded by the sponsors and BOD of the Company.  Mr. Ahmed has done his Master in Commerce with majors in finance from Hailey College of Commerce. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) from the CFA Institute, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States.

MR. SAQIB ISLAM  |  Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary

Mr. Muhammad Saqib Islam has a vast experience of Brokerage Industry, Risk Management, Taxation and Financial Management. He has been engaged with Darson Securities Pvt Limited since the DSL started its operations in Karachi as a corporate brokerage house of Pakistan Stock Exchange formerly Karachi Stock Exchange. He looks after the treasury functions of the Company. Prior to joining DSL Mr. Saqib had gained rich expertise of Pakistan’s foreign currency markets while working in Dollar East Exchange Company. He attended many financial seminars and extensively travelled around the world and benefitted the Company by introducing cultural diversity. He holds Bachelor of Commerce Degree. He has been CFO of the Company since its incorporation. In order to achieve operational efficiency and to take advantage of his expertise Mr. Saqib has also awarded the portfolio of Company Secretary.


MR. SANTOSH KUMAR |  Head of Corporate Sales

Mr. Santosh Kumar has over 13 years of experience in the fields of equity sales, research and business development. Equity Sales has been his core strength among many others which he possesses and with his excellence and leadership quality he has been striking awe-inspiring deals over equity desk for more than a decade.. By qualification, Mr. Santosh Kumar holds Master of Economics and Master of Business Administration degrees.

MR. SYED MOSHIN ALI |  Head of Online Trading

Mr. Mohsin has over 20 years of experience of equity Sales and has been involved in the equities for more than two decades. Mr. Mohsin has worked at different brokerage houses which include Zafar Moti Securities and brings his rich experience to supervise equity sales at DSL. Mr. Mohsin holds Bachelors of Commerce degree and has an experience of over twenty years.


MR. SAAD PERVEZ  |  Equity Research Analyst

Mr. Saad was appointed as an Equity Research Analyst in January 2018 and has continued to serve the company in this role ever since. He holds an MBA degree in Finance from Institute of Business Management (IoBM – CBM). He applies his academic excellence in a practical way to attain the established goals and objectives. His vision, team philosophy and commitment to excellence have been the catalyst for company’s growth and success.


MR. FARHAN MOSANI  | Head of Operation

Mr. Mohammad Farhan has an over 20 years of experience in various areas of operations, settlement, internal control & risk management. Prior to joining DSL, his vast experience includes working at many managerial level positions for various institutions including Salman Services Limited & Abdul Ghaffar Bugsra Securities Pvt. Limited.

MR. ISHTIAQ AHMED SWATI  |  Head of Accounts & Finance

Mr. Ishtiaq has an extensive and diversified experience in the field of capital markets spanning near couple of decade. Prior to joining DSL, his vast experience working at managerial level positions for various reputable institutions which include Saadi Cement Ltd. and Siddique Textile Mills. He is a graduate from Peshawar University.

MR. SYED HAMMAD UR REHMAN  |  Compliance Officer

Mr. Hammad is a CA (finalist) and holds a Master degree in Economic & Finance (MEF). Mr. Hammad has more than 5 years of experience in Audit and Assurance Department. Prior joining to DSL Mr. Hammad was engaged as a Senior Auditor at Naveed Zafar Asfaq Jaffery & Co. (Chartered Accountancy firm).

MR. ASIF NINI     |  Head of Settlement

Mr. Asif Nini has rich experience of equity market. Prior to joining DSL, he worked at different managerial level positions at several organizations, including, Orix Investment Bank, Next capital limited & ASDA Securities Pvt Limited.

MR. SHAHNAWAZ ALI    |  Head of Information Technology

Mr. Shahnawaz is an experienced professional with over 13 years of experience in the Field of Information Technology. His responsibilities at DSL include managing information technology projects, implementation of security policies, development & implementation of disaster recovery plan and monitoring of infrastructure of Information technology. He is also responsible of managing Vtrade Online Management Software, StockXS and Vtrade Touch at DSL.


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