Oct 08, 2021

China growthThe vast majority (77%) of Middle East-based investors plan to increase their exposure to China over the next 12 months, according to a survey commissioned by Invesco.

Oct 08, 2021

Africa mapDevelopment Partners International (DPI), a UK-based asset manager focused on African investment, has raised US$900 million for a fund targetting “innovation-led” companies in the region.

Oct 08, 2021

HiredAbu Dhabi-based asset manager ADS Investment Solutions (ADSI) has named its former investment head as its senior executive officer.

Oct 08, 2021

Dubai1Dubai-based wealth manager GSB Capital has sought to bolster its staff as part of its expansion plans.

Oct 01, 2021

BitcoinAbu Dhabi-based MidChains, a virtual asset trading platform, has completed its inaugural trade.

Oct 01, 2021

ESG investingSaudi-based asset manager, Sedco Capital, has partnered with Swiss private bank, Lombard Odier, on the launch of a shariah-compliant fund focused on sustainability.


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.


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.