July 2010

beachEmirate asset managers are still on track for expansion despite the financial shock caused by Dubai World in November last year. Nick Fitzpatrick talks to five money managers, starting with ADIC Investment Management, and Emirates NBD, who are focusing on winning clients beyond the Gulf.

building-siteJohn Foster examines retail and private client trends in the asset management market in the GCC and explores what these Middle Eastern investors are looking for.

blanketsThere’s a lot more to Mena than oil, writes Nick Fitzpatrick, who finds a region piled high with investment opportunities.

Industry heads in the Gulf region come together to discuss the major issues facing them and how to best operate in today’s marketplace. (part 2)

Industry heads in the Gulf region come together to discuss the major issues facing them and how to best operate in today’s marketplace. (part 1)

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Protecting the investment

Nov 23, 2017

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

Mar 08, 2017

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

ROUNDTABLE: Charting the pace of reform

Nov 23, 2017

Saudi Arabian index inclusion, the onset of taxes and the Dana Gas controversy were among the issues discussed by our cross-industry panel. Chaired by George Mitton in Dubai.

SOUTH AFRICAN ROUNDTABLE: Spirit of Ubuntu

Mar 08, 2017

The move to a three-day settlement cycle, the appearance of new stock exchanges, and recent rules on hedge funds were discussed by our panel in Cape Town. Chaired by George Mitton.