NEWS

Oct 05, 2018

Merging_blocksThe Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) has nabbed a top London banker to head up its international investment activity.

Oct 05, 2018

Iran is planning to roll out a range of new financial products as part of an effort to stimulate its capital markets and withstand the re-imposition of US sanctions following its decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal.

Oct 05, 2018

Global cooperationAn executive at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has called for greater cooperation between the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds (SWFs).

Oct 05, 2018

FinTechPrivate investors in Bahrain hope to launch a $100 million fund dedicated to financial technology, according to a government official quoted by the India-based Economic Times.

Oct 05, 2018

Desert_oil_pumpsAbu Dhabi-based oil and gas company International Petroleum Investment Company (Ipic) is looking to move $8.8 billion of debt to sovereign wealth fund Mubadala Development Company (MDC), following the merger of the two state-run companies in 2017.

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Totally mega

Jun 13, 2018

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

Nov 23, 2017

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.

Roundtables

MENA ROUNDTABLE: ‘The story is about reforms’

Jun 13, 2018

Our cross-industry panel discuss the positive backdrop in Egypt, the Dana Gas controversy and the potential index upgrades of Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. Chaired by George Mitton in Dubai.

SOUTH AFRICA ROUNDTABLE: Airline syndrome

Jun 13, 2018

Our panellists tell us that instead of launching competing national projects, African countries should work together for the sake of a bigger capital market. Chaired by George Mitton in Cape Town.