NEWS

Aug 26, 2022

LaunchFirst Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) has launched the FAB Thematic Rotation Fund, a multiple-thematic investment vehicle.

Aug 19, 2022

Asset Services HSBCAsset servicer HSBC has been granted an arranging custody license for its markets and securities services business in Abu Dhabi Global Market.

Aug 19, 2022

Tech Fund Abu DhabiG42, a cloud computing and AI software firm based in Abu Dhabi, has launched a $10 billion technology growth fund.

Aug 19, 2022

Standard CharteredStandard Chartered Bank has appointed Manpreet Gill as chief investment officer (CIO) for Africa, the Middle East and Europe (AMEE).

Aug 19, 2022

Shariah Finances MallBahrain’s Shariyah Review Bureau (SRB) has been contracted by Switzerland-based BlueBox Asset Management to oversee its Islamic Global Technology Fund.

Aug 19, 2022

London Real StateDubai-based Shuaa Capital has completed the development of an apartment complex in London built on the site of the old Metropolitan Police headquarters at New Scotland Yard.

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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.