Oct 18, 2023

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, the Public Investment Fund (PIF), has established a new company to manage its investments in the automotive and mobility sectors.

Oct 17, 2023

mena fintech associationThe Mena Fintech Association has launched a working group dedicated to promoting the use and regulation of digital assets.

Oct 15, 2023

European asset manager Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management has appointed Fatima Asad-Bakhtiari as managing director and head of distribution, Middle East.

Oct 13, 2023

Fund manager Franklin Templeton has named Muneera H AlDossary as chief executive of its newly established Saudi Arabian business.

Oct 12, 2023

One of the largest financial advisory groups in the Mena region has launched a wealth management business in Dubai.

Oct 11, 2023

UAEOlritz Financial Group, a hedge fund based in Hong Kong, has expanded its operations to the Middle East.


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.