May 06, 2022

AcquisitionAbu Dhabi-based Q Holding has acquired Reem Investment, an asset manager also based in Abu Dhabi.

May 06, 2022

Abu DhabiUAE-based real estate fund manager Aldar Investment has acquired a 70% stake in logistics site Abu Dhabi Business Hub.

May 06, 2022

BoardroomDubai-based Greenstone Equity Partners has appointed a number of GCC business leaders to its inaugural investor advisory board.

May 06, 2022

CryptocurrenciesDubai’s Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority (Vara) has launched its headquarters on its Sandbox metaverse platform.

Apr 29, 2022

UAE marketsState Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has set its sights on wholesale distributors in the Mena region following the launch of two active equity funds in the UAE.

Apr 29, 2022

Indices boardBahrain-based investment firm GFH Financial Group has announced plans to cross-list its shares on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) in May, subject to regulatory approvals.


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.