NEWS

Sep 20, 2019

Saudi_Arabian_stockSaudi-based alternative asset manager Alkhabeer Capital is to launch an open-ended investment fund that will be floated on the Saudi stock exchange (Tadawul).

Sep 20, 2019

Gulf_Cooperation_CouncilThe GCC’s asset management industry is set for a decade of steady growth thanks to increased foreign investment and economic diversification.

Sep 20, 2019

Handshake femaleBahrain-based alternative asset manager Investcorp has added Frances Fragos Townsend, executive vice president for worldwide governmental, legal and business affairs at US-based investment holding company MacAndrews and Forbes, to its international advisory board.

Sep 20, 2019

Dubai International Financial CentreUK discretionary fund manager Quilter Cheviot has been awarded a category 4 licence for its Dubai office, enabling it to work more closely with advisor partners.

Sep 20, 2019

UBSThe head of wealth management for UBS Group’s Dubai branch has left the bank.

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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.