Nov 16, 2023

saudi arabia foreign assets fallAccording to the central bank, the net foreign assets level in Saudi Arabia fell sharply in October.

Nov 09, 2023

PIF ups stake aston martinSaudi wealth fund, the Public Investment Fund (PIF), has increased its holding in British luxury carmaker Aston Martin.

Nov 02, 2023

NEOM, a new urban area planned by Saudi Arabia, has launched the NEOM Investment Fund (NIF), designed to support the mega-city development.

Nov 01, 2023

Dubai-based asset manager Shuaa Capital is set to press ahead with a rights issue as part of the firm’s capital optimisation process.

Oct 27, 2023

UK-based asset manager Gemcorp Capital is to unveil a US$1 billion investment fund designed to promote Saudi Arabia as a destination for investors.

Oct 19, 2023

The value of initial public offerings (IPOs) in the GCC for the first nine months of 2023 has dropped by 56% year-on-year when compared to the same period in 2022.

Oct 10, 2023

UAE family officesMore than half of the family offices in the UAE have chosen the location to preserve the growing wealth of its affluent residents.

Sep 05, 2023

Healthcare, fund, Alkhair CapitalDubai-based asset manager Alkhair Capital has launched an Islamic fintech fund focused on the healthcare sector.

Sep 01, 2023

Saudi, awqafTwo Saudi-based asset managers have agreed to launch investment funds focused on the awqaf or endowment sector.

Aug 03, 2023

Shuaa Capital, Saudi, equity fund, asset manager, Shuaa, sharia, equity fund, regionSaudi-based asset manager Shuaa Capital has launched a sharia-compliant equity fund that will focus on companies in the region.



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