NEWS

Oct 19, 2018

FintechDubai-based Alcazar Capital and InQvest Partners, the investment arm of incubator Fintech Consortium, have jointly launched a $100 million (€87.2 million) global fintech fund.

Oct 19, 2018

Africa_factoryThe Saudi-based Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is planning to launch two funds in Africa and Asia in 2019 to raise a combined $1 billion (€872 million) for infrastructure investment.

Oct 19, 2018

ConferenceSaudi Arabia’s flagship investment conference, the Future Investment Initiative, has been hit by a string of withdrawals from high profile figures who were scheduled to speak at the event.

Oct 19, 2018

Egypt_mapThe Egyptian government is preparing to issue its first ever international sukuk in 2019, according to finance minister Mohamed Maait.

Oct 19, 2018

ADGM_squareSpecialist investment services firm Maples Fiduciary has extended its Middle East presence after opening an office in the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM).

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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.