NEWS

Apr 28, 2015

PromotionKuwait-based Global Investment House has promoted three staff to its executive team as part of its development and succession planning.

Apr 21, 2015

Launch-ribbon-cuttingQualified foreign investors will be able to buy shares on the Saudi Arabian stock exchange, the Tadawul, for the first time on June 15.

Apr 21, 2015

Dubai villasSale prices of residential property in Dubai will fall by up to 5% in the first half of the year before stabilising in the second half, according to a new prediction by consultancy Deloitte.

Apr 21, 2015

GavelThe regulator of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has issued its biggest ever fine, $8.4 million, to Deutsche Bank for failures in its client take-on and anti-money laundering processes.

Apr 14, 2015

Signing dealAbraaj Capital and TPG have contributed to an uptick in private equity investment in the MENA region with a sharia-compliant debt investment into Saudi Arabian fast food company Kudu.

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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.