NEWS

Oct 28, 2014

Arrow downThe number of venture capital deals in the MENA region fell in 2013, bucking the trend for transactions in this industry to rise.

Oct 20, 2014

Handshake 3Takaud, the specialist savings and pensions provider based in Bahrain, has hired Luc Métivier as its new chief executive.

Oct 15, 2014

Dubai residential propertyDubai residential property prices, which rose 36% in the twelve months ending in June 2014, fell 0.6% in August, suggesting the emirate's property market has reached

Oct 13, 2014

Handshake 3Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has won a mandate from RBC Investor and Treasury Services to act as its sub-custodian in Tunisia.

Oct 13, 2014

Bond indicesEmirates NBD Asset Management has added eight funds to its Luxembourg Sicav platform as part of a plan to raise assets from international investors.

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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.