About Us

About Us

“Outsourcing Connectivity Into Africa And The Middle East”

MENA-RL is a financial consultancy company that primarily offers connectivity for institutions into Africa, Europe and the Middle East. MENA-RL offers a wide range of services derived from proven execution skills in deal origination and conclusions, project management, fund raising and other value added services for our corporate clients.  We are able to assist a company with all aspects of their development, including drafting of information memorandums, listing documents and can efficiently manage the entire process of a public listing in both London or New York.

MENA-RL was originally setup by Adam Wilson in 2009.  Adam has a highly successful track record in senior executive roles in financial services both in the UK and internationally.  He holds a BA (Hons) in Accounting and Financial Management and qualified as a Barrister, in the UK before joining NM Rothschild in 1994 as a graduate trainee. He subsequently moved to LCF Rothschild, specialising in equity derivatives and structured product sales.  In 1997 he joined Teather and Greenwood where he became Head of Derivatives before joining Hichens, Harrison in 2003. He was appointed Managing Director, and later Chief Executive Officer, of Hichens, Harrison PLC (now Religare Capital Markets). Post the successful sale of Hichens, Harrison PLC to Religare in 2008 for US$120m, Adam established Mena-RL. Adam is an associate member of the Institute of Investment Manager and Research and a Member of the Securities Institute, as well as being a certified FFAS financial analyst.

We offer a discrete bespoke service dependant on individual client needs.

In particular, MENA-RL targets business introductions into:

The 6 GCC member states

  • The United Arab Emirates
  • The State of Bahrain
  • The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • The Sultanate of Oman
  • The State of Qatar
  • The State of Kuwait


  • North Africa
  • Central & Eastern Africa
  • Southern Africa