NEWS

Feb 21, 2020

Private_equityBahrain-based alternative asset manager Investcorp is considering launching a second private equity fund focused on the Mena region.

Feb 21, 2020

InvestmentThe former director of venture capital firm Wamda Capital has left the company to launch his own fund.

Feb 21, 2020

Bahrain_mapSwiss wealth manager Julius Baer has appointed two chief executives for its Middle East and Bahrain offices.

Feb 21, 2020

Rating_starsTunisia has had its sovereign issuer rating changed from negative to stable by rating agency Moody’s.

Feb 21, 2020

Memorandum_of_understandingThe Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) and the Diriyah Gate Development Authority (DGDA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) designed to attract more local and foreign investors to the kingdom and its real estate and infrastructure sectors.

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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.