NEWS

Dec 09, 2022

Bahrain, InvestcorpBahrain-based alternatives firm Investcorp has expanded its presence in the US financial services market with two acquisitions.

Dec 09, 2022

Tadawul, Saudi Stock ExchangeThe Saudi Stock Exchange, also known as Tadawul, has launched a framework for market makers for equities and derivatives.

Dec 09, 2022

Mubadala, Abu DhabiAbu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund Mubadala is on the lookout for someone to head up its investment platform following the news that one of its top executives is set to take charge of a new low-carbon division at Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc).

Dec 09, 2022

Saudi Arabia, PIF, AseerSaudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, the Public Investment Fund (PIF), has launched an investment fund designed to promote the Aseer region as a tourist destination.

Dec 09, 2022

EFG, DubaiAli Sandila has been appointed as chief executive of the Dubai advisory office of Swiss private bank and wealth manager EFG International.

Dec 02, 2022

sharia debt fundDubai-based Gulf Islamic Investments (GII) has launched a US$100 million shariah-compliant debt fund.

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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.