Dec 04, 2023

UAE climate fundThe UAE has launched what it claims is the largest private investment fund focused on climate change.

Nov 30, 2023

UK-based asset manager HYCAP Group is set to open an office in the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) in order to capitalise on the region’s efforts to build a green hydrogen market.

Nov 15, 2023

Saudi-based Oryx Real Estate Partners has become the latest Mena firm to expand its UK property portfolio.

Nov 14, 2023

Arcapita UK propertyBahrain-based alternative investment firm Arcapita has launched a $100 million investment fund for UK-based real estate.

Nov 07, 2023

Assets under management (AuM) in the GCC’s private capital sector more than doubled between 2021 and 2022, according to the latest data from research firm Preqin.

Oct 26, 2023

The Abu Dhabi Investment Company (Invest AD), a subsidiary of sovereign wealth fund Mubadala, and private equity giant Blackstone have partnered for the launch of a private debt fund in Abu Dhabi.

Oct 25, 2023

Investcorp Capital, a division of Bahrain-based alternative investment firm Investcorp Group, is pressing ahead with its planned initial public offering (IPO).

Oct 11, 2023

UAEOlritz Financial Group, a hedge fund based in Hong Kong, has expanded its operations to the Middle East.

Oct 03, 2023

Kuwait-based asset manager Kamco Invest has broadened its international footprint with its first office in the UK.

Oct 02, 2023

Abu Dhabi-based private capital firm Ruya Partners has launched a private credit fund through the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM).



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