NEWS

Oct 28, 2014

Arrow downThe number of venture capital deals in the MENA region fell in 2013, bucking the trend for transactions in this industry to rise.

Oct 20, 2014

Handshake 3Takaud, the specialist savings and pensions provider based in Bahrain, has hired Luc Métivier as its new chief executive.

Oct 15, 2014

Dubai residential propertyDubai residential property prices, which rose 36% in the twelve months ending in June 2014, fell 0.6% in August, suggesting the emirate's property market has reached

Oct 13, 2014

Handshake 3Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has won a mandate from RBC Investor and Treasury Services to act as its sub-custodian in Tunisia.

Oct 13, 2014

Bond indicesEmirates NBD Asset Management has added eight funds to its Luxembourg Sicav platform as part of a plan to raise assets from international investors.

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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.