investment strategy

Apr 26, 2019

The Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) is set to acquire a 24% stake in a New York real estate portfolio worth that includes a number of iconic Manhattan properties.

Apr 18, 2019

ADGM_squareAbu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the emirate’s international financial centre, has enacted its new laws on anti-money laundering and terrorist financing.

Apr 18, 2019

StartupAfricInvest, a Tunisian private equity firm, has teamed up with Cathay Innovation, the venture capital fund set up by France-based Cathay Capital, to launch a venture capital fund targeting African startups.

Apr 18, 2019

ApprovedThe government of Saudi Arabia has “approved the framework” of its sovereign wealth fund the Public Investment Fund (PIF).

Apr 18, 2019

CitiUS banking giant Citi has announced the opening of its first office in the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM).

Apr 12, 2019

InvestingUAE-based National Bank of Fujairah (NBF) has started an investment management business aimed at institutional investors, high net worth investors and the mass affluent.

Apr 12, 2019

Tax_calculatorA tax treaty between Saudi Arabia and UAE designed to provide a more flexible investment climate for the two countries has come into effect.

Apr 12, 2019

DubaiVeteran private banker Mubashar Ayoob has been appointed by Deutsche Bank as the head of its wealth management business in the Gulf region.

Apr 12, 2019

Nizwa_Souk-OmanOman-based Islamic bank, Bank Nizwa, is launching its first wealth management office in its home city of Nizwa.

Apr 05, 2019

Kuwait_city_skylineEuropean independent white-label ETF platform HANetf has announced the debut of its KMEFIC FTSE Kuwait Equity Ucits ETF, which it claims is the first European ETF to offer pure play exposure to Kuwait equities.

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: ‘Financing is the blood of Iran’s economy’

Jan 04, 2019

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

Jun 13, 2018

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...

Roundtables

ROUNDTABLE: Hooked to the global caravan

Jan 04, 2019

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.

MENA ROUNDTABLE: ‘The story is about reforms’

Jun 13, 2018

Our cross-industry panel discuss the positive backdrop in Egypt, the Dana Gas controversy and the potential index upgrades of Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. Chaired by George Mitton in Dubai.