NEWS

Oct 22, 2021

Bahrain mapBahrain-based asset manager Investcorp has unveiled a new offering aimed at the insurance market.

Oct 22, 2021

BuyingThe Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has invested $400 million in the Indonesian tech firm GoTo.

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 22, 2021

Venture capitalAzimut ME, the Mena-based business of the Italian asset manager, has partnered with technology advisory firm Gellify Middle East to establish a $50 million venture capital (VC) fund targetting B2B startups in the region.

Oct 22, 2021

Dubai1US-based alternative fund manager Pretium Partners, has opened its first Middle East office in Dubai.

Oct 15, 2021

IPOThe Abu Dhabi government has launched a $1.4 billion IPO fund designed to increase the number of listings on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) and attract more international investors.

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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.