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‘Best Fund Management Company’ at Arab Achievement Awards 2011

Emirates NBD Asset Management Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary and the asset management arm of Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the Middle East,...

ADNOC Investor Forum Highlights Co-investment, Partnership Opportunities

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) hosted 200 members of the global investment and financial community at its inaugural investor forum in Abu...

Opportunity to develop local asset-management industry

The accumulated assets of a UAE pensions system would probably run into hundreds of billions of dollars, granting a significant opportunity to develop a local asset-management industry.

MENA IPOs up 344% in the first quarter of 2012

Five IPOs in the region - three in KSA and one each in Oman and the UAE UAE’s NMC Healthcare lists on the London Stock...

Global investors display renewed optimism; Risk appetite on the rise

Global investors have started 2012 with a reawakened sense of optimism towards the global economy and greater appetite for risk

Decoding Global Investment Attitudes

Nielsen released the results of an online survey to better understand the consumer mindset on investment strategies. The study, Decoding Global Investment Attitudes, gathers...

Sovereign Wealth Funds allocate new assets to private equity

20% of Sovereign Wealth Fund new assets allocated to private equity Property and infrastructure are not the big SWF ‘alternative investment’ story Major sovereign governments and...

Aabar Investments initiates a process to turn the company private

Aabar Investments board of directors signed off on the plan to turn the company private at a meeting on Thursday. In  another meeting,...

Sukuk Market Recovery Expected in 2011 – 12

Analysts predict that now is a pivotal time for the global Islamic finance industry as sukuks are expected to grow in importance on the...

Global Investment Funds Increase Allocations to UAE

Inflows to Frontier Market funds, which have been a key driver of outperformance relative to emerging markets, resumed after a small pullback in June,...

Investment Opportunities and Risks Resulting From Global Drought

New Stock Screen Introduced for Drought-related Issues The ongoing drought is the worst in the United States since at least 1956, with 63 percent of...

FIO undertakes strategic study to further boost foreign direct investment potential...

The Foreign Investment Office (FIO) mentored students from the SP Jain Center of Management to undertake a study of the key strategic areas related...

Frontier Markets No Riskier than Emerging Markets

Some of the world's most rapidly expanding economies fall into what is popularly referred to as the Frontier markets.

Middle East investment banking fees up 22%

Thomson Reuters released its investment banking analysis for the Middle East region for the first nine months of 2013.

Infrastructure and Economic Diversification to Drive Saudi Private Equity Market

With the steady population growth propelling continuous infrastructure development, Saudi Arabia is considered the next big market for private equity and venture capital investors,...

Dubai a safe haven for high-net worth GCC families investments

As a first-class tourism destination, and a world-leading financial services center, Dubai is seen as a safe haven for individuals from the rest of...

DMCC successfully redeems US$200 million sukuk

Final US$20 million repayment on five-year Islamic bond made on schedule Demonstrates underlying financial strength of DMCC Underscores rapid growth...