Mar 24, 2023

Rakiza, an infrastructure fund focused on Oman and Saudi Arabia, has announced its first close and also met its fund-raising target of US$1 billion.

Mar 17, 2023

Real estate investment firm Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) has appointed Alida Saleh as head of sustainability for Middle East & Africa.

Mar 03, 2023

GCC, real state, growthGCC states will continue to record relatively strong growth in real estate activity during 2023, according to asset manager CBRE.

Jan 27, 2023

UAE, property fund, Dubai-based fund manager Global Partners Limited has pulled in $212 million for a real estate fund focused on the UAE’s property market.

Jan 19, 2023

saudi arabia, tourism, entertainmentSaudi Arabia has launched a multi-billion dollar investment fund designed to support its entrainment and tourism industry.

Jan 13, 2023

Bahrain, InvestcorpBahrain-based alternatives firm Investcorp is set to allocate US$1 billion to the GCC’s real estate sector over the next five years.

Jan 06, 2023

Bahrain-based asset manager GFH Financial Group has acquired a majority stake in Big Sky Asset Management, a US-based real estate investment firm.

Dec 02, 2022

data centre, private equitySingapore-based private equity firm SC Capital Partners has secured a mandate from a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) for a data centre investment programme.

Nov 25, 2022

LondonBahrain-based investment firm GFH has looked to strengthen its presence in the UK property market by opening an office in London.

Oct 28, 2022

M7, Dubai, UK-based asset manager M7 has opened an office in Dubai as part of its Middle East expansion plans.


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.