EQUITIES

Jun 10, 2021

Emerging_markets_interconnectedIndustry experts offer in-depth analysis of the emerging markets landscape, including the main challenges ahead and which areas to watch out for.

Jun 10, 2021

Emerging markets roundtable Jun 2021Our expert panel discusses what the uneven recovery across emerging markets means for investors, whether there is a crisis looming, China as an asset class, ESG challenges and more. Chaired by Alex Rolandi.

Mar 12, 2021

Dubai skylineEurope’s largest private equity firm, CVC Capital Partners, is reportedly looking to open its first office in the Middle East.

Mar 09, 2021

Shariah_financesTo what extent are Shariah and sustainable investing aligning – and how far can it go? Tanya Ashreena reports.

Dec 18, 2020

DubaiDubai-based investment management firm, International Holdings Corporation (IHC), has listed three of its subsidiaries on the Abu Dhabi Exchange (ADX).

Nov 06, 2020

Private equity searchJada Investments, a fund of funds started by Saudi Arabia’s biggest sovereign wealth fund, has made its first foray into the private equity sector after signing an agreement with local boutique, Alpha Capital.

Sep 25, 2020

Dubai heroPreqin, the provider of financial data for the alternative assets sector, has announced the opening of a new office in Dubai.

Apr 17, 2020

Invest_in_AfricaInternational Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment management arm of the World Bank, will invest $20 million in a private equity fund focused on North Africa.

Feb 07, 2020

IndicesGlobal index provider FTSE Russell has agreed a deal with the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) to become the benchmark administrator for its suite of domestic equity indexes.

Jan 24, 2020

Gulf_Cooperation_CouncilThe Gulf Investment Fund (GIF), an exchange listed fund focused on equity investments in the GCC, has posted a 2.4% increase in net asset value (NAV) for the last quarter of 2019 which falls  below the 4.4% gain made by the S&P GCC index.

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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.