NEWS

May 29, 2020

Bahrain-based alternative investment manager Investcorp has secured US$378.5 million (€340 million) in commitments for a new fund targeting Italian distressed credit.

May 29, 2020

Gulf Capital, the UAE-based private equity firm, has sold medical services company, Metamed, to a consortium of international investors in a deal reportedly in excess of $100m.

May 29, 2020

A Lebanese food safety consultancy is set to launch an investment fund that will target the agribusiness and food production sector in the Middle East.

May 29, 2020

Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) is introducing a number of new foreign exchange (FX) contracts in a bid to attract institutional investors to its platform.

May 29, 2020

A Dubai-based investment company specialising in healthcare and education has announced a series of structural changes and cost-cutting initiatives as it deals with the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

May 21, 2020

The UAE, Abu Dhabi and Kuwait have been rated as the most credit worthy sovereigns among emerging markets by rating agency Moody’s in Emerging Market Chartbook 2020.

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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...

Roundtables

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.