Sep 16, 2022

Saudi ArabiaPublic Investment Fund (PIF), the Saudi-based wealth fund, has launched the National Real Estate Registration Service (RERS), an initiative designed to help the digitisation of the kingdom’s property sector.

Aug 19, 2022

London Real StateDubai-based Shuaa Capital has completed the development of an apartment complex in London built on the site of the old Metropolitan Police headquarters at New Scotland Yard.

Jul 15, 2022

Real estate soldThe UAE has seen property prices recover from Covid-19 thanks to a rise in oil prices and an increase in relocations, notably from Russia.

Jun 17, 2022

Riyadh Saudi ArabiaSaudi asset managers Riyad Capital and  Arabian Centres Company (ACA) are set to launch two closed-end real estate funds worth a collective SAR6.2 billion (US$1.65 billion).

Apr 14, 2022

warehouseRoebuck Asset Management, the UK subsidiary of Bahrain-based GFH Financial Group, has concluded the off-market sale of a Tesco distribution centre in the UK for US$135 million.

Jan 07, 2022

RiyadhTwo Saudi Arabian firms have partnered for the launch of an investment fund focused on indirect financing. 

Dec 17, 2021

US real estateSaudi-based Sidra Capital has become the latest Mena fund manager to expand its roster of US properties.

Dec 10, 2021

Dubai skylineThe Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) has levied a $210,000 penalty on Dubai-based fund manager Equitativa for misleading statements about an asset included in its real estate investment trust (Reit).

Nov 05, 2021

Bahrain-based asset manager GFH Financial Group has acquired a portfolio of warehouses leased to Amazon valued at US$2 billion.

Oct 22, 2021

Indian stocksUAE-based asset manager Gulf Islamic Investment (GII) is set to grow its India business after announcing plans to open an office in Bangalore.


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.