NEWS

Jun 15, 2018

Desert_oil_pumpsHigher oil and gas returns helped Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD) post record revenues, an 11.6% increase in net income and a 13.8% increase in revenue for 2017.

Jun 15, 2018

Saudi_Arabian_stockSaudi Arabia aims to woo international investors with a new method for calculating foreign investment in alignment with G-20 economies.

Jun 15, 2018

Start-upAbu Dhabi’s sovereign wealth fund Mubadala has announced plans to launch a $400 million fund dedicated to investments in European high-growth technology firms.

Jun 15, 2018

Cancel_buttonAbu Dhabi-based private equity group Waha Capital has abandoned plans to launch a $300 million private equity fund.

Jun 15, 2018

Liquidation_roadsignDubai-based private equity firm Abraaj has filed for provisional liquidation in the Cayman Islands in order to facilitate a $1 billion debt restructuring.

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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.