EQUITIES

Oct 07, 2010

climberMena'€™s fledgling hedge fund industry has an opportunity to prove that absolute-return managers can protect clients from downside risk, finds Nick Fitzpatrick.

Oct 07, 2010

pocketInternational fund managers expect wealthy individuals in the Mena region to employ funds to gain access to global markets. Yet the same is not true of home investment. Angele Spiteri Paris asks why, and listens to fund managers' expectations.

Oct 07, 2010

turtleETFs have revolutionised the global fund management industry, spawning into a US$1trn business. Yet Islamic ETFs in the Middle East are much slower to take off. John Foster finds out why.

Oct 07, 2010

gas-pumpDepositary receipts are attracting investors to the Middle East, finds Nick Fitzpatrick, who talks to Tarek Elrefai, of BNY Mellon.

Jul 08, 2010

Tariq-Al-SamahijiBNP Paribas Investment Partners has raised €9bn from Middle Eastern sovereign funds. Nick Fitzpatrick asks Tariq Al-Samahiji, regional CEO, how this was done.

Jul 08, 2010

Alan-DurrantTwo years ago Gulf Finance House launched a fund management division. Alan Chalmers talks to Alan Durrant, who heads it, about opportunities in infrastructure – and even UK property.

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Executive Interviews

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.

We’ll launch our first equity fund next year

Dec 08, 2016

Not many banks plant olive trees, but the Bank of Palestine has a social mission. It also has ambitious expansion plans, says chairman Hashim Shawa. He talks to George Mitton.

Roundtables

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.

ROUNDTABLE: Growing pains

Mar 08, 2017

Our panel in Qatar spoke about frustration with regulators, a shortage of listed companies and plans for a new financial city in Doha. Chaired by George Mitton.