NEWS

Aug 05, 2022

Bahrain BourseBahrain Clear, a subsidiary of Bahrain Bourse, has introduced a new platform for closed shareholding companies.

Aug 05, 2022

Dubai skylineThe Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) has welcomed back its former chairman Ian Johnston following the departure of his predecessor.

Aug 05, 2022

Saudi arabiaSaudi British Bank (SABB) has named Bandar Al-Gheshayan as chief retail banking and wealth management officer.

Aug 01, 2022

MEIMA Middle EastInvestment management in the Middle East has a new trade body, which its founders say will give a “much needed” voice for fund managers in the region.

Jul 22, 2022

Sale signUK fund manager M&G has received a SAR1 billion (US$229 million) investment from Saudi-based Kingdom Holding.

Jul 22, 2022

Dubai skylineUS-based independent asset manager Lord Abbett has selected Dubai as the location for its Middle East operations.

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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.