Middle East

By Alison Tudor-Ackroyd | 3 days ago
The history of investors trying to make co-investments with private equity firms or even go it alone is strewn with casualties.
By Joe Marsh , Toby Yiu , Christina Wang | 28 October 2016
HSBC PB rings changes at the top; JPM AM replaces property research head; Northern Trust hires fund services chief; Taiwan FSC replaces chair; Robeco adds wholesale exec; ...
By Joe Marsh | 27 October 2016
Abu Dhabi's sovereign wealth fund has made Hong Kong its only overseas branch with the hire of a three-strong research team, continuing the buildout of its in-house capabilities.
By Joe Marsh , Richard Newell | 31 March 2016
Last year saw a decline in Islamic assets under management globally, but some firms heavily bucked the trend both on the downside and upside, according to AsianInvestor research.
By Joe Marsh | 30 March 2016
Mustafa Abdel-Wadood, global head of private equity at Abraaj, talks about limited partner requests and why his firm prefers not to do deals alongside other general partners.
By Joe Marsh , Richard Newell | 29 March 2016
Islamic assets managed in the Middle East shrank overall last year, but sharia alternative investments were a bright spot, finds AsianInvestor research ranking firms by AUM.
By Joe Marsh | 18 March 2016
The emerging-markets private equity firm plans to invest 80% of the strategy into renewables, has set up a 12-strong energy infrastructure arm and will add three more executives...
By Joe Marsh , Richard Newell | 16 March 2016
AsianInvestor presents its annual list of managers of Islamic funds. Their overall AUM fell 12.2% last year, but alternatives were a bright spot. More analysis of the data is ...
By Joe Marsh | 7 March 2016
Jean Michel Bourgoin, previously Middle East head for Amundi, will look to expand Natixis Global Asset Management's regional focus beyond sovereign wealth funds.
By Joe Marsh | 3 March 2016
Tariq Al Rifai's new organisation will focus on how Islamic finance can help solve debt-related issues in financial markets and encourage the take-up of sharia-compliant investing.
By Joe Marsh | 3 March 2016
Adriaan Ryder has left Australian asset manager QIC and last month started as chief strategist at a sovereign wealth fund in the Gulf.
By Joe Marsh | 1 March 2016
The asset management and servicing group is recruiting five executives to raise its Middle East headcount to 14 in anticipation of opportunities in the region's pensions industry.
By The Editors | 15 February 2016
AsianInvestor has answered 10 key questions for investors in the Year of the Monkey. Question seven looks at oil prices after their steep drop.
By Joe Marsh | 14 January 2016
The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority has hired Sherwood Dodge as it steadily builds its in-house capabilities with a view to doing more private equity co-investment.
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