Dec 16, 2022

Abu Dhabi, Shuaa CapitalAbu Dhabi-based asset manager Shuaa Capital has launched a trio of sharia-compliant funds.

Dec 16, 2022

Dalma Capital, Singapore, The Global CIO Office, Dubai-based alternative investment firm Dalma Capital has acquired Singapore-based outsourced The Global CIO Office (GCIO) in a bid to capitalise on the growing demand for outsourced chief investment officer (CIO) services.

Dec 16, 2022

Dubai, Emirate NBD, Dubai-based financial services group Emirates NBD has reshuffled its executive team.

Dec 09, 2022

Saudi Arabia, PIF, AseerSaudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, the Public Investment Fund (PIF), has launched an investment fund designed to promote the Aseer region as a tourist destination.

Dec 09, 2022

EFG, DubaiAli Sandila has been appointed as chief executive of the Dubai advisory office of Swiss private bank and wealth manager EFG International.

Nov 11, 2022

UAE-based Mubadala Capital is the latest sovereign wealth fund from the Mena region to invest in the football business.

Nov 04, 2022

Amundi, MenaFrench fund manager Amundi has named Ziad Sikias as chief executive for the Middle East, Africa and Central Asia.

Jun 17, 2022

Equities going upKuwait’s stock exchange has undergone a training programme in equity markets aimed at local asset managers and investors.

Nov 05, 2021

The Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange (ADX) has launched a derivatives market that allows trading in single equity futures in some of its listed companies.

Nov 05, 2021

An overwhelming majority of investors in the UAE see the benefit of integrating sustainable investing in their portfolios according to research from UBS.


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.