NEWS

Oct 20, 2017

Indian_train_stationThe Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has invested $1 billion in a fund set up by the Indian government to invest in infrastructure.

Oct 20, 2017

Qatar_exchangeThe Qatar Investment Fund, set up in 2007 to invest in Qatari equities, plans to stop investing principally in Qatar.

Oct 20, 2017

IndicesNasdaq Dubai has signed a deal to use indices provided by MSCI to create index derivatives, such as futures contracts.

Oct 20, 2017

Safety_harnessBahrain-based investment company Investcorp has acquired a UK-based provider of safety equipment for £280 million ($370 million).

Oct 20, 2017

Loan_approvedBamboo Capital Partners, a private equity firm that makes responsible investments, has sold its holding in a micro-finance company that works mainly in the Middle East.

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Executive Interviews

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: A natural interest in the topic

Mar 08, 2017

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

We’ll launch our first equity fund next year

Dec 08, 2016

Not many banks plant olive trees, but the Bank of Palestine has a social mission. It also has ambitious expansion plans, says chairman Hashim Shawa. He talks to George Mitton.

Roundtables

SOUTH AFRICAN ROUNDTABLE: Spirit of Ubuntu

Mar 08, 2017

The move to a three-day settlement cycle, the appearance of new stock exchanges, and recent rules on hedge funds were discussed by our panel in Cape Town. Chaired by George Mitton.

ROUNDTABLE: Growing pains

Mar 08, 2017

Our panel in Qatar spoke about frustration with regulators, a shortage of listed companies and plans for a new financial city in Doha. Chaired by George Mitton.