Apr 12, 2016

Handshake1The asset management arm of Canada-based insurer Manulife has hired Othman Domiati as its head of sales and relationship management for

Apr 05, 2016

Dubai1Emerging and frontier market investment firm Renaissance Capital has hired Maxim Perlin as head of trading in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), based in Dubai.

Mar 29, 2016

Aquisition1Doha-based QInvest has acquired Ergo Portfoy, a Turkish asset management firm, in a deal that brings its assets under management to nearly $1 billion.

Mar 29, 2016

IPOAl Yamamah Steel Industries has gained approval from the Saudi regulator to undergo an initial public offering (IPO) beginning at the end of April.

Mar 22, 2016

Power stationPrivate equity investor Abraaj Group has formed an energy investment division by acquiring Themis Energy, a specialist developer of power projects in emerging markets.


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.


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.


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.