investment strategy

Sep 25, 2020

The Abu Dhabi-based sovereign wealth fund Mubadala has signed a strategic agreement with Russian institution, Sberbank.

Sep 18, 2020

QatarThe Qatar Investment Authority has entered into a strategic alliance with Credit Suisse Asset Management in an effort to break into the direct lending market.

Sep 11, 2020

climate changeInvestors in the Mena region have an important role to play in helping local companies achieve net zero carbon emission targets by 2050, according to global fund manager Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI).

Sep 04, 2020

Abu Dhabi-based investment manager Waha Capital has unveiled a new open-ended, Sharia-compliant and income-focused investment fund.

Aug 07, 2020

Abu Dhabi-based investment manager Waha Capital has reduced its losses for the year so far after posting a profit in its Q2 results.

Aug 07, 2020

Swiss asset manager Mirabaud has invested in two office buildings in California on behalf of its Gulf-based investors.

Aug 07, 2020

The largest pension fund in Turkey has vowed to continue with its investment plans for 2020 despite the economic headwinds from the Covid 19 pandemic after reporting a growth in assets.

Jul 30, 2020

Wealthy investors in the UAE are displaying a rising optimism about the region’s economic outlook, but their chief concern remains the Covid-19 pandemic.

Jul 30, 2020

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

Jul 24, 2020

Chimera Capital, the Abu Dhabi-based asset manager, has launched what it claims is the first ETF in the UAE to track a shariah-compliant index.


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.