Jun 15, 2023

Mubadala, Japanese, property, JV, Abu Dhabi, fund, US, asset manager, Proprium Capital Partners, Canada, Manulife Investment Management, joint venture, Japan, real estate Abu Dhabi wealth fund Mubadala has teamed up with US asset manager Proprium Capital Partners and Canada’s Manulife Investment Management to launch a joint venture focused on Japan’s real estate sector.

Jun 09, 2023

Qatar, RE market, demand, Qatari, high net worth individuals, HNWIs, real estateAlmost a third (30%) of Qatari high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs) are set to spend in excess of US$1 million on real estate.

Jun 02, 2023

SaudiSaudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, the Public Investment Fund (PIF), has launched a fund designed to invest in Iraqi infrastructure.

May 05, 2023

Rasmala, UK real estate, strategy, Dubai, asset manager, Rasmala, real estate, residential market, UKDubai-based alternative asset manager Rasmala has unveiled a US$2 billion real estate strategy focused on the residential market in the UK.

Apr 14, 2023

Dubai, launch investment, platform

The home of the government of Dubai has debuted an investment platform designed to increase investment in the private sector.

Apr 14, 2023

Dubai, launch investment, platform

Transactions in Dubai’s residential property sector reached their highest-ever monthly level in March, according to real estate management firm CBRE.

Apr 07, 2023

The real estate investment trust (REIT) managed by Emirates NBD Asset Management has appointed James Cresswell to its investment committee.

Mar 24, 2023

Rakiza, an infrastructure fund focused on Oman and Saudi Arabia, has announced its first close and also met its fund-raising target of US$1 billion.

Mar 17, 2023

Real estate investment firm Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) has appointed Alida Saleh as head of sustainability for Middle East & Africa.

Mar 03, 2023

GCC, real state, growthGCC states will continue to record relatively strong growth in real estate activity during 2023, according to asset manager CBRE.


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.