REAL ESTATE

Oct 22, 2021

Indian stocksUAE-based asset manager Gulf Islamic Investment (GII) is set to grow its India business after announcing plans to open an office in Bangalore.

Oct 01, 2021

Riyadh Saudi ArabiaRiyadh-based fund manager Jadwa Investment has started a secondary offering for its real estate investment trust (Reit) fund.

Sep 03, 2021

PensionersGulf Islamic Investments (GII), the UAE-based, sharia-compliant investment firm has teamed up with German asset manager Capital Bay Group to set up a real estate investment platform in Europe.

Aug 20, 2021

Riyadh - Saudi ArabiaThe Riyad Real Estate Investment Trust (Reit) Fund has made a SAR60 million (US$16 million investment in an office complex based in the US.

Jul 30, 2021

Riyadh-Saudi ArabiaSaudi fund manager Sedco Capital is set to acquire a number of properties for its real estate investment trust (Reit) fund.

Jul 09, 2021

Riyadh-Saudi ArabiaSaudi-based Jadwa Investment has been given the green light by the Saudi Capital Market Authority (SCMA) to raise the value of its real estate investment trust (Reit) by US$98.5 million.

Jun 04, 2021

Supermarket cartThe Rasmala Group has acquired a Tesco supermarket in Hattersley, Manchester in a deal worth US$40 million (£28.6 million).

Apr 23, 2021

Dubai real estateDubai enjoyed the second-highest number of real estate transactions since 2017 in the first three months of 2021.

Apr 14, 2021

logistics_investmentFor investors in logistics buildings, Covid-19 spurred expected growth by years. Surging demand for e-commerce means the number of warehouse sites is shrinking, providing a solid foundation for the sector’s future, writes Alex Rolandi.

Mar 26, 2021

RiyadhSaudi-based asset manager, Jadwa Investment, has raised SAR2.8 billion (US$746 million) following the first closing of a new real estate investment fund (REIF).

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: ‘Financing is the blood of Iran’s economy’

Amid a fresh wave of American sanctions, Romil Patel spoke to Meysam Hamedi, director of financial markets and instruments at Iran’s Securities & Exchange Organization (SEO).

INTERVIEW: Totally mega

In 2016, global consulting firm PWC forecast the emergence of five global ‘megatrends’ in the next two decades. Stephen Anderson, its Middle East clients and markets leader, talks about their...

INTERVIEW: Protecting the investment

Rasmala’s trade finance fund recently passed $100 million in assets. Doug Bitcon, head of credit strategies, explains why he has to be hands-on.

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: A natural interest in the topic

Since 2016, Guillermo Ortiz has been a chairman of Latin America’s BTG Pactual. The former central banker of Mexico talks to Nick Fitzpatrick.

Roundtables

Middle East Investor Roundtable 2020: Dimensions of diversification

Investors in the Middle East consider the tools that will be needed to navigate the Covid-19 crisis, the continued appetite for dividend and why it’s all about tech. Chaired by Romil Patel.

South Africa asset management roundtable: Global rebound on ice

Experts discuss the investment implications of the coronavirus pandemic, a delayed rebound in global growth and dealing with South Africa’s energy issues head on. Chaired by Romil Patel in Cape Town.

South African roundtable: Taking the bull by the horns

Our panel discusses Chinese investment in Africa, financial institutions’ contribution to economic sustainability and regulatory concerns. Chaired by Romil Patel in Cape Town.

ROUNDTABLE: Hooked to the global caravan

With the MENA region at a tipping point, our panellists talk about economic diversification, the impact of regulation and the delayed Saudi Aramco listing. Chaired by Romil Patel in Dubai.