Jul 14, 2023

Saudi sovereign wealth fund, Public Investment Fund (PIF), has reported a US$11 billion loss for its investment activities in 2022.

Jul 07, 2023

AllianceBernstein, Dubai, US, asset manager,AB, Middle East, officeUS-based asset manager AllianceBernstein (AB) has expanded its presence in the Middle East by opening an office in Dubai.

Jun 30, 2023

Qatar, wealth fund, stakes, US, sports, franchise, Mena, sovereign wealth funds, sports, reports, Qatar Investment Authority, QIA, US basketball teamThe trend for Mena-based sovereign wealth funds to invest in international sports is continuing with reports that the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) has bought a stake in the parent company of a US basketball team.

May 26, 2023

Mubadala, Fortress IM, Abu Dhabi, sovereign wealth fund, asset manager, Fortress Investment GroupAbu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund Mubadala has become the majority owner of USD asset manager Fortress Investment Group.

Apr 14, 2023

Sico, chairman, board, appointment

Saudi-based asset manager Sico has appointed Abdulla Ahmed Kamal as chairman of the board of directors.

Apr 07, 2023

Kuwait-based asset manager Kamco Invest has appointed Mohammed Hamad Al-Faris as chief executive for its Saudi operations.

Mar 17, 2023

investment, UAE, banks, large, deposits, surgeThe UAE’s status as a wealth management hub for high net worth (HNW) investors has been boosted by a surge in the level of deposits held by its banks.

Mar 17, 2023

Egypt, AzimutAsset manager Azimut has teamed up with Egypt-based fintech valU to launch a retail-focused money market fund with daily redemptions.

Feb 17, 2023

Stocks, investmentSaudi Venture Capital (SVC) has partnered with the Saudi stock exchange for an investment product targeted at the pre-IPO fund.

Feb 03, 2023

executive, boardDubai-based asset manager Shuaa Capital has appointed a veteran banker to its executive board.


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.