Dec 11, 2020

British flagThe latest fund launch from Dubai-based asset manager, Ento Capital, is focused on the UK property market.

Nov 27, 2020

real estateDubai-based asset manager, neo capital, has expanded its global real estate portfolio after buying commercial property in the US and Europe.

Oct 30, 2020

US real estateBahrain-based alternative investment firm, Investcorp, has said that the value of its US real estate assets has reached US$2 billion.

Oct 30, 2020

Real estateThe UAE’s Securities and Commodities Authority has given its approval for the listing of Dubai-based Al Mal Capital’s real estate investment trust.

Oct 02, 2020

real estate fundThe Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) has announced the successful conclusion of a real estate investment deal with a consortium of investors led by US alternative investment manager, Apollo Global Management.

Aug 28, 2020

Emirates NBD’s sharia-compliant real estate fund, ENBD REIT, has announced that its net asset value (NAV) dropped from US$230 million to $215 million in the last quarter.

Aug 07, 2020

Swiss asset manager Mirabaud has invested in two office buildings in California on behalf of its Gulf-based investors.

Jul 30, 2020

Emirates NBD has extended its asset servicing agreement with Apex Dubai for its real estate investment trust (Reit).

Jun 26, 2020

Saudi-based sharia-compliant asset manager, Sedco Capital, has reaped a US$26 million profit from its sale of an office property in Germany.

May 21, 2020

Emirates NBD REIT, the sharia-compliant real estate investment trust run by Emirates NBD Asset Management, has announced a series of rent relief measures designed to help tenants overcome the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic.


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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.


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.