Jan 06, 2023

wealthKuwait-based Burgan Bank has been given preliminary approval by the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) to operate a wealth management service.

Jan 06, 2023

Apex, Abu DhabiFund services provider Apex has named Niall Pritchard as country head and senior executive officer of its Abu Dhabi office.

Dec 23, 2022

securitySaudi asset manager Sico Capital is branching out into asset servicing.

Dec 23, 2022

equityFrench private equity firm Adrian has teamed up with Abu Dhabi-based asset manager Mubadala Capital in a deal that could see more than US$2.1 billion in investment.

Dec 23, 2022

CapcoFintech consulting firm Capco has launched a “consulting capability” in the Middle East.

Dec 23, 2022

LumiShare, fundraisingAbu Dhabi-based digital asserts provider LumiShare has completed a US$3.2 million fundraising effort to support its issuance of a physically-backed security token.


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.