FIXED INCOME

May 09, 2012

Farah-FoustokThe Netherlands’ fund provider ING Investment Management is well known for maintaining a fund management team permanently in the Mena region. Nick Fitzpatrick talks to its local chief executive officer, Farah Foustok.

May 09, 2012

Saudi_arabian_flagFive of the top fund performers in the Mena region in the fourth quarter were Saudi-focused and four of these were sharia compliant, according to data provider Zawya.

Sep 29, 2011

Wanted-signGrowth possibilities for the Gulf fixed income market are enormous, but expansion needs the support of a robust asset management industry to reach its potential, says Michael P. Grifferty of the Gulf Bond and Sukuk Association.

Sep 29, 2011

Stability may be returning to the Mena region after months of political unrest, albeit slowly, but how has this affected the markets and how is investor appetite in the region developing against this backdrop? Edited by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Sep 29, 2011

Stability may be returning to the Mena region after months of political unrest, albeit slowly, but how has this affected the markets and how is investor appetite in the region developing against this backdrop? Edited by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Jul 08, 2011

Gulf fund management is rife with competition. The Funds Europe Gulf Distribution Panel, held in Dubai, discusses market entry and meeting investor needs.

Jul 08, 2011

DubaiJamal Al-Naif, managing director of Credit Suisse Asset Management’s Dubai branch, talks about rebuilding trust after the financial crisis, investing in Middle East private equity, and the advantages of being nimble.

Jul 06, 2011

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.

Jul 06, 2011

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)

Jul 06, 2011

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)

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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.