investment strategy

Dec 01, 2017

Merging_blocksNearly two-thirds (65%) of respondents in a survey of Middle East and North African businesses said they would pursue merger and acquisition deals in the next 12 months.

Dec 01, 2017

Handshake1The Bahrain Economic Development Board says it will collaborate with and support Almas Nexus, a US-based investment platform for institutions.

Dec 01, 2017

Egyptian_statuesShuaa Securities, the brokerage arm of UAE-based Shuaa Capital, has begun operations in Egypt.

Nov 24, 2017

NasdaqThe Nasdaq Dubai exchange has put its support behind a Kenyan scheme to launch the first sukuk in east Africa.

Nov 24, 2017

Lagos_citySouth African asset manager Vantage Capital has invested $12.5 million in the Nigerian property developer behind a major mall in Lagos.

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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.