NEWS

Dec 23, 2022

deal, saudi Companies will be able to list in Saudi Arabia and Oman after the respective exchanges and clearing houses signed a cross-listing deal.

Dec 16, 2022

PE investors, Mena, S&PAccelerated adoption of technology and the shift away from fossil fuel dependence have helped to attract a record level of private equity (PE) and venture capital investment in the Mena region, according to ratings agency S&P.

Dec 16, 2022

Abu Dhabi, Shuaa CapitalAbu Dhabi-based asset manager Shuaa Capital has launched a trio of sharia-compliant funds.

Dec 16, 2022

Dalma Capital, Singapore, The Global CIO Office, Dubai-based alternative investment firm Dalma Capital has acquired Singapore-based outsourced The Global CIO Office (GCIO) in a bid to capitalise on the growing demand for outsourced chief investment officer (CIO) services.

Dec 16, 2022

Sedco Capital, SC Private Equity Global Co-Investment Master Fund IISaudi-based Sedco Capital is hoping to bring in US$175 million following the first close of its SC Private Equity Global Co-Investment Master Fund II.

Dec 16, 2022

Dubai, Emirate NBD, Dubai-based financial services group Emirates NBD has reshuffled its executive team.

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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.

Roundtables

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.