NEWS

Sep 29, 2017

Dubai International Financial CentreArqaam Capital has launched two fixed income funds that are domiciled in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).

Sep 29, 2017

Mergers_and_aquisitionsAbu Dhabi-based investment firm Waha Capital has acquired a minority stake in Channel VAS, a financial technology company involved in micro-lending.

Sep 29, 2017

US_real_estateThe US-based real estate division of Bahrain's Investcorp has invested in six apartment complexes in Florida and Arizona with a total purchase price of $350 million.

Sep 29, 2017

MilestoneDubai-based investment firm Rasmala says a fund that provides trade finance has exceeded a milestone of $100 million of assets.

Sep 29, 2017

Nasdaq_buildingThe Islamic Development Bank has listed its eighth sukuk, worth $1.25 billion, on the Nasdaq Dubai exchange.

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Executive Interviews

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.

We’ll launch our first equity fund next year

Dec 08, 2016

Not many banks plant olive trees, but the Bank of Palestine has a social mission. It also has ambitious expansion plans, says chairman Hashim Shawa. He talks to George Mitton.

Roundtables

SOUTH AFRICAN ROUNDTABLE: Spirit of Ubuntu

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.

ROUNDTABLE: Growing pains

Mar 08, 2017

Our panel in Qatar spoke about frustration with regulators, a shortage of listed companies and plans for a new financial city in Doha. Chaired by George Mitton.