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Jul 21, 2023

Dubai, NomuraJapan-based financial services group Nomura has widened its footprint in the Mena wealth management market by opening new premises in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).

Jul 21, 2023

India, UAE, ADIAAbu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), the emirate’s sovereign wealth fund, has expanded its presence in India.

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

GII, investment licence, Saudi Arabia, Saudi Capital Market Authority, CMA, licence, Gulf Islamic Investments, UAE, shariah, asset managerThe Saudi Capital Market Authority (CMA) has awarded an investment licence to Gulf Islamic Investments (GII), the UAE-based shariah-compliant asset manager.

Jun 23, 2023

Investcorp, investment, vehicle, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, asset manager, listingBahrain-based asset manager Investcorp is hoping to raise US$600 million from the listing of an investment vehicle in Abu Dhabi.

Jun 23, 2023

Assets under management (AuM) for Middle East asset managers grew by US$100 billion in 2022, exceeding the $1 trillion mark.

Jun 23, 2023

S&P, report, Saudi, debt, markets, credit rating agency, Saudi Arabia, debt markets, reportCredit rating agency S&P has described Saudi Arabia’s debt markets as “ready for take-off” in its latest report.

Jun 16, 2023

China, investment, Mena SWFs, HKEX, wealth funds, SWFs, Middle East, invest, 2030The largest sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) in the Middle East are expected to invest between US$1 and 2 trillion in China by 2030.

Jun 15, 2023

St James’s Place, Dubai, office, UK, investment manager, SJP, Dubai Financial Services Authority, Dubai International Financial Centre, DIFCUK-based investment manager St James’s Place (SJP) has been granted approval by the Dubai Financial Services Authority to open an office in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).

Jun 09, 2023

Mena, investors, assets, Middle East, high yield, survey, EYA majority of investors in the Middle East are willing to move their assets to another provider in search of high yield over the next three years, according to a survey conducted by EY.


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.