Oct 28, 2022

Fung Capital, ChinaBahrain-based alternatives manager Investcorp has partnered with Hong Kong-based Fung Capital to launch a US$500 million fund aimed at companies in China’s Greater Bay Area (GBA).

Oct 28, 2022

M7, Dubai, UK-based asset manager M7 has opened an office in Dubai as part of its Middle East expansion plans.

Oct 28, 2022

Saudi Arabia, Arcapita Group, AlternativeArcapita Group, the Bahrain-based alternative investment firm, has opened a Riyadh office after receiving a subsidiary licence from the Capital Market Authority of Saudi Arabia.

Jun 01, 2022

crypto marketDesigned as a payment tool, cryptocurrencies have attracted the interest of asset managers as the promise of returns is so high. 

Oct 15, 2021

Hired 7Perpetua Investment Group, a Dubai-based alternatives investment firm, has named Gilles Aupin as chief operating officer (COO).

Jun 10, 2021

Emerging_markets_interconnectedIndustry experts offer in-depth analysis of the emerging markets landscape, including the main challenges ahead and which areas to watch out for.

Jun 10, 2021

Emerging markets roundtable Jun 2021Our expert panel discusses what the uneven recovery across emerging markets means for investors, whether there is a crisis looming, China as an asset class, ESG challenges and more. Chaired by Alex Rolandi.

Feb 12, 2021

asset allocation 1Paris-based alternative asset manager, Tikehau Capital, has hired Hassan Karimi as a Middle East senior adviser to support its expansion in the region.

Sep 25, 2020

Dubai heroPreqin, the provider of financial data for the alternative assets sector, has announced the opening of a new office in Dubai.

Jul 30, 2020

Bahrain-based alternative investment manager Investcorp has successfully closed a $292 million collateralised loan obligation (CLO).


Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: ‘Financing is the blood of Iran’s economy’

Amid a fresh wave of American sanctions, Romil Patel spoke to Meysam Hamedi, director of financial markets and instruments at Iran’s Securities & Exchange Organization (SEO).

INTERVIEW: Totally mega

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

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

Since 2016, Guillermo Ortiz has been a chairman of Latin America’s BTG Pactual. The former central banker of Mexico talks to Nick Fitzpatrick.


Middle East Investor Roundtable 2020: Dimensions of diversification

Investors in the Middle East consider the tools that will be needed to navigate the Covid-19 crisis, the continued appetite for dividend and why it’s all about tech. Chaired by Romil Patel.

South Africa asset management roundtable: Global rebound on ice

Experts discuss the investment implications of the coronavirus pandemic, a delayed rebound in global growth and dealing with South Africa’s energy issues head on. Chaired by Romil Patel in Cape Town.

South African roundtable: Taking the bull by the horns

Our panel discusses Chinese investment in Africa, financial institutions’ contribution to economic sustainability and regulatory concerns. Chaired by Romil Patel in Cape Town.

ROUNDTABLE: Hooked to the global caravan

With the MENA region at a tipping point, our panellists talk about economic diversification, the impact of regulation and the delayed Saudi Aramco listing. Chaired by Romil Patel in Dubai.