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Janus Henderson acquires Kuwaiti wealth firm

UK fund manager Janus Henderson has entered the emerging markets private capital space after acquiring the wealth management arm of National Bank of Kuwait...

Standard Chartered to provide retail access to UAE mutual funds

Standard Chartered is set to offer its retail clients in the UAE access to locally domiciled mutual funds. The UK-based bank has struck a number...

Barings joins the migration to Dubai

Barings has become the latest global asset manager to expand into the Mena market. The US-based firm with more than US$400 billion in assets under...

DFM unveils private markets investment platform

UAE-based stock exchange Dubai Financial Market (DFM) has launched a platform aimed at the initial public offerings (IPO) market. DFM Arena is aimed at private...

Abu Dhabi lifts lid on sovereign wealth fund financials

ADQ, the smallest of Abu Dhabi’s three sovereign wealth funds (SWFs), has published a full financial statement for the first time. The move comes ahead...

Alkhabaeer Capital announces IPO for traded fund unit

Saudi Arabia-based asset manager Alkhabeer Capital is planning to float its diversified income traded fund 2030 on the Saudi Exchange. The IPO will be open...

Investcorp launches $1bn Sino-Gulf investment platform

Bahrain-based alternatives firm Investcorp has secured the backing of Chinese sovereign wealth fund China Investment Corporation (CIC) for an investment platform that will target...

ADQ and Oman Investment Authority launch tech fund

Sovereign wealth funds in Abu Dhabi and Oman have joined forces for the launch of a US$180 million investment fund focused on new technology. The...

CFI Financial Markets names CEO

UAE-based investment broker CFI Financial Markets has named Jareer Hiary as chief executive. He succeeds Nidal Abdelhadi who is leaving the firm to pursue his...

Saudi Arabia launches investment apprenticeship scheme

The Saudi Central Bank has opened registration for the latest edition of its Investment Immersion Program (IIP), an apprenticeship scheme aimed at local investment...