Kashif Khan

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Kashif Khan
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Years active1981–present
Known forRitchies Auctioneers[1][2]

Kashif Khan is a Canadian entrepreneur based in Toronto.[3][4] In 2011, Kashif Khan brought a rare $10 million flawless 7.5 carat fancy blue diamond along with rare coloured diamonds in Canada.[5][6][7]

Career[change | change source]

In 2009, Kashif bought the Ritchies Auctioneers, a Canadian auction house which was founded in 1967 by David Ritchie and Marlene.[8][9] Later he founded The K. Khan Group in 2011. According to CNW Group, "Kashif is known for bringing a rare $10 million flawless 7.5 carat fancy blue diamond along with rare coloured diamonds in Toronto".[10] Kashif set the record selling most valuable diamonds sold at auction in Canada.[11][12]

2013, Kashif hold a $20-Million Auction at the Royal Ontario Museum.[13][14] In 2014, massive 30-carat yellow diamond sold by Ritchies Auctioneer for $500,000.[15][16]

Institutional positions[change | change source]

  • Director at Ritchies Auctioneers[17][18]
  • Principal at The K. Khan Group
  • COO at Precious Investments, Inc. (PNIK)[19]

References[change | change source]

  1. ADAMS, JAMES (27 October 2011). "Revived Ritchies hopes to sparkle with giant gem". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 16 August 2017.
  2. Robertson, Ian; Sun, Special to the Toronto. "Rare Chinese vase sells for $3M at Toronto auction". Toronto Sun.
  3. "50-carat diamond sells for a song - Toronto Star". Toronto Star. Retrieved 16 August 2017.
  4. "A novel but risky way to play coloured diamonds". Business News Network. Retrieved 24 August 2017.
  5. "Rare $10 Million 7.5 carat Flawless Blue Diamond Arrives in Canada". CNW Group. Retrieved 16 August 2017.
  6. "The world's rarest coloured diamonds!". Breakfast Television (City Toronto). Retrieved 16 August 2017.
  7. "$10 Million blue diamond arrives in Canada | MINING.com". MINING.com. 16 April 2017. Retrieved 17 September 2017.
  8. Editorial, Reuters. "Khan, Kashif - Reuters.com". Reuters. Retrieved 16 August 2017.
  9. "Man charged with fraud but diamonds still missing". Toronto Sun. Retrieved 24 August 2017.
  10. "Rare blue diamond arrives in Canada for investors to examine". Jewellery Business.
  11. "Ritchies to auction off largest ever colored diamond in Canada". CNW Group. Retrieved 24 August 2017.
  12. "LETTER OF INTENT". U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Retrieved 24 August 2017.
  13. "Ritchies Auctioneers Holds $20-Million Auction This Sunday at the Royal Ontario Museum". Business Wire. Retrieved 16 August 2017.
  14. Scrivener, Leslie (24 November 2013). "Birkin bags, giant emeralds sold in $20-million auction". Toronto Star. Retrieved 17 September 2017.
  15. "Massive 30-carat yellow diamond sells for $500,000 in Toronto". CTV News. 22 June 2014. Retrieved 16 August 2017.
  16. "Canada's Largest Colored Diamond Ever at Auction - Naturally Colored". Naturally Colored. 22 June 2014. Archived from the original on 20 August 2017. Retrieved 16 August 2017.
  17. "Coloured diamonds an investor's best friend". Winnipeg Free Press. Retrieved 16 August 2017.
  18. "$11M Mississauga mansion being auctioned off - CityNews". CityNews. 15 January 2014.
  19. "Precious Investments, Inc. continues growth and eliminates debt". American City Business Journals. Retrieved 16 August 2017.