NEWS

Oct 20, 2017

Indian_train_stationThe Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has invested $1 billion in a fund set up by the Indian government to invest in infrastructure.

Oct 20, 2017

Qatar_exchangeThe Qatar Investment Fund, set up in 2007 to invest in Qatari equities, plans to stop investing principally in Qatar.

Oct 20, 2017

IndicesNasdaq Dubai has signed a deal to use indices provided by MSCI to create index derivatives, such as futures contracts.

Oct 20, 2017

Safety_harnessBahrain-based investment company Investcorp has acquired a UK-based provider of safety equipment for £280 million ($370 million).

Oct 20, 2017

Loan_approvedBamboo Capital Partners, a private equity firm that makes responsible investments, has sold its holding in a micro-finance company that works mainly in the Middle East.

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Executive Interviews

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.

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.

Roundtables

ROUNDTABLE: Charting the pace of reform

Nov 23, 2017

Saudi Arabian index inclusion, the onset of taxes and the Dana Gas controversy were among the issues discussed by our cross-industry panel. Chaired by George Mitton in Dubai.

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.