Oct 08, 2014

IPOThe Dubai stock exchange gained a boost after the emirate's largest listed real estate development company announced plans for new initial public offerings (IPOs).

Oct 06, 2014

MergerThe third quarter saw fewer merger and acquisition (M&A) deals in the Middle East and Africa than in any quarter since 2010, with combined deal values far below the highs of 2007.

Sep 29, 2014

DubaiData provider eVestment has opened an office in Dubai Internet City, its first base in the Middle East.

Sep 23, 2014

NBAD buildingThe asset management division of the National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) has launched a sharia-compliant version of an existing MENA dividend fund.

Sep 22, 2014

Petrol pumpThe expansion of tourism, finance and logistics industries in the Gulf states will not compensate for a falling oil price in the next ten years, according to a new estimate.


Executive Interviews

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.

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: A natural interest in the topic

Mar 08, 2017

Since 2016, Guillermo Ortiz has been a chairman of Latin America’s BTG Pactual. The former central banker of Mexico talks to Nick Fitzpatrick.


ROUNDTABLE: Charting the pace of reform

Nov 23, 2017

Saudi Arabian index inclusion, the onset of taxes and the Dana Gas controversy were among the issues discussed by our cross-industry panel. Chaired by George Mitton in Dubai.


Mar 08, 2017

The move to a three-day settlement cycle, the appearance of new stock exchanges, and recent rules on hedge funds were discussed by our panel in Cape Town. Chaired by George Mitton.