NEWS

Sep 14, 2018

Recep Tayyip ErdoganThe president of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan (pictured), has taken the unusual step of appointing himself as chairman of the country’s sovereign wealth fund. He has also appointed his son-in-law, Berat Albayrak, as his deputy.

Sep 14, 2018

Abu DhabiGlobal custodian State Street has expanded its Middle East presence by opening its first office in Abu Dhabi.

Sep 14, 2018

Cairo_pyramidsThe Egyptian government is planning to hold a global beauty parade to decide who to appoint as the manager of its inaugural sovereign wealth fund (SWF).

Sep 14, 2018

Deloitte_buildingFour new partners and a director have joined Deloitte’s Middle East risk advisory leadership team.

Sep 14, 2018

Dubai_skylineDubai has claimed to be the largest asset management domicile in the Mena region after its financial hub, the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), reported a 6% growth in registrations.

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Executive Interviews

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...

INTERVIEW: Protecting the investment

Nov 23, 2017

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.

Roundtables

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.

SOUTH AFRICA ROUNDTABLE: Airline syndrome

Jun 13, 2018

Our panellists tell us that instead of launching competing national projects, African countries should work together for the sake of a bigger capital market. Chaired by George Mitton in Cape Town.