Rani Jarkas Cedrus Investments – Finding the Right Financial Services Executive

Every organization needs financial services. And what is even more needed is to find the right financial services executive. So how do we identify a right financial services executive?


First, a right financial services executive shall have profound insights and deep understanding of the market besides its strong expertise. Second, a right financial services executive shall be in possession of a wide network through which the executive is able to integrate all industrial resources to maximize the interests of the client. Third, a right financial services executive must be capable of finding the right project of the client based on the actual situation.


Though sometimes the institution or platform where the financial services executive serves also matters, a right financial services executive is able to best utilize all resources available to produce the most desirable result.


Rani Jarkas, the founder of Cedrus Investments, is a highly experienced and accomplished financial services executive, with over 23 years of international banking experience. He is currently the Chairman and CEO of Cedrus Group and its member of the group companies worldwide.


Prior to founding Cedrus Group, Rani Jarkas had held senior-level asset management positions at some of the world’s leading investment firms, including JP Morgan Chase, Merrill Lynch and CIBC Oppenheimer.


During his tenure at CIBC, he was the Executive Director – Investments, a member of the exclusive Chairman’s Council and consistently ranked among the top-25 Portfolio Managers managing money for pension funds, family offices and sovereign wealth funds. At Merrill Lynch, he was repeatedly ranked as one of the top Senior Financial Advisors for the firm. Mr. Jarkas’ clients are sophisticated investors, including corporations (public and private), pension funds and high-net-worth individuals from around the globe. During his tenure at JP Morgan Chase, Mr. Jarkas was a member of the executive corporate strategy team that took multiple Silicon Valley-based technology and Biotechnology companies public.