For two decades we’ve been at the forefront of innovation in trading,
with our award winning technology and multi asset class offering across the globe

At a Glance

Mubasher Financial Services (DIFC) Limited is a full-service brokerage firm offering the widest market coverage and depth of products across the globe. We provide fast, reliable, and competitively priced brokerage services to Professional clients with our sophisticated trading platform built from the ground up to serve our client’s needs.

Our powerful platform affords direct access to information, analysis and markets via world-class technology and an experienced 24×6 trading desks. Having technology and innovation at our core, we were the first brokerage to introduce a single-counterparty system in MENA, and we are one of the only brokerages to offer single-platform access across Global Capital Markets.

We have an established track record of two decades of service to regional banks, brokerages, buy-side institutions and professional traders. Our client roster includes some of the largest international and regional family offices, investment banks, insurance companies and other institutional and high-net-worth investors.

Mubasher Financial Services (DIFC) Limited was incorporated in 2017 and is a Category 3A licensed entity, regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority. It is a fully-owned subsidiary of Global Market Access Holdings (DIFC) Limited.


The Mubasher Financial Group has evolved over the past two decades to be a renowned brand in the Middle East region.

Business principles


Create the most sought-after Financial Services platform to access global financial markets.


  • Create a trusted trading ecosystem that comprises of brokers, banks, custodians and financial institutions.
  • Maintain a team of professionals who understand client needs and help us evolve with client needs.
  • Use the latest technology to provide superior trade execution and accuracy.
  • Use efficiencies and scale to drive down commissions paid by customers.



Create a trusted environment for clients, brokers, banks and the employees.


Continue to enhance the quality of our offering by continuous innovation.


Encourage innovation and entrepreneurship within the organization.  


We strive to have a diverse team and equal treatment across genders, nationality and race.

our board

Eng. Mohammed R AlBallaa


Dr Khalid AlBallaa


Eng Rashid AlBallaa


Manoj Padbidri


Manjula Jayasinghe

Director & SEO

our management

Samer Abuzahra

Executive Vice President
Regional Institution

Mohammed Galal

Executive Vice President
International Institutions

Shafi Wahid

Executive Vice President
Business Development

Cecil Brandon

Vice President
Global Dealing

Yakub Badshah

Head of Risk

Muhammad Sohail

 Head of Compliance
and MLRO

Khaled Odeh

Head of Operation

Naren Shanmugaraja

Head of Middle Office

Mukthar Ismail

Finance Officer

our group

Mubasher Financial Services (DIFC) Ltd is a fully owned subsidiary of Global Market Access Holdings (DIFC) limited (“GMA”). The vision of GMA is to be the most sought-after Fintech solutions provider across the globe. In the financial services front, GMA owns MFS DIFC and is in the process of setting up a hub in Asia. It also plans to setup regional hubs across the globe to enhance its financial services offering. GMA also fully own its dedicated development and support center which caters to all technological needs of the group. In addition, GMA offers a B2B feed solution platform with rich information for real-time/delayed price dissemination for over 80 markets along with OTC content.

The shareholders of GMA are also part of the National Technology Group (NTG) Saudi Arabia. Established in Riyadh in 1984, National Technology Group (NTG) is one of Saudi Arabia’s fastest growing information & communication technology (ICT) companies and is one of the Kingdom’s 100 largest conglomerates.

NTG includes more than 20 ICT companies operating in Saudi Arabia, the GCC, Egypt, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, employing more than 3,500 professionals. These companies operate in sectors such as IT consultancy, implementation and operations; ecommerce; mobile app development and digital media services. NTG serves blue-chip clients in government, banking, finance, oil & gas, and utilities sectors and continues its rapid expansion into new geographies, through joint ventures, by incubating new ideas and launching new ICT initiatives.



* All Awards mentioned in this section are shown for the Mubasher Financial Group