Abu Dhabi sovereign fund poaches from RREEF, PineBridge names Middle East CIO, Barclays and UBS make senior equity appointments, and Blackpeak adds advisers.
The fund will provide loans to producers and traders focused on raw materials, commodities and semi-finished products.
Even relative safe havens such as the GCC countries have suffered from turbulence in the wider Middle East and North Africa, despite the region’s potential.
The UK insurance group is adding up to 40 sales and back-office staff for its retirement savings and investment business in Hong Kong, Singapore and Dubai.
PE executives discussed issues facing the industry globally and in the Middle East at a conference in Qatar last week.
Asset managers in the Middle East and North Africa are mulling expanding both regionally and further afield, according to a recent survey.
Asiya Investments says it is looking to meet growing demand among Arab investors for direct access to emerging Asia growth.
A quarter of Hong Kong's ultra-high-net-worth population is over 70, pointing to a major transfer of wealth in the next 15-20 years, according to Wealth-X's profile of the ...
AsianInvestor has researched its first ever ranking of Islamic fund managers. Here we list the top 10 by assets under management, amid hopes that the industry can globalise.
Last month $2.56 billion in QFII quota was handed out, with almost half going to sovereign funds from Abu Dhabi and Kuwait. More RQFII quota was also awarded.
Qatar Investment Authority is awarded $1 billion in QFII quota, beating the previous high of $700 million, as China’s foreign exchange regulator hands out $2.5 billion to ...
The decision to base Sheila Patel in Singapore from next year as head of its international business is to split management between admin and client interests for a growth strategy.
Goldman Sachs Asset Management has appointed Sheila Patel as international head. She will relocate to Singapore and take over Asia Pacific ex-Japan leadership from Oliver Bolitho.
Greg Medcraft of Australia’s Asic and Ashley Alder of Hong Kong’s SFC are working on proposals for a toolbox of solutions to facilitate cross-border flow for ...
Qatar Investment Authority has boosted its legal team by hiring a partner from the US law firm’s Japan office to help allocate its fast-growing pool of capital.