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Mohammed Ali Al Hashimi

The chairman of Zabeel Investments which is rumored to takeover football club Newcastle United, how is he linked to a Latino beauty via a basketball star?

September 18, 2008 5:55 by

Mohammed Ali Al Hashimi

The Newcastle United owner, Mike Ashley has reportedly asked Dubai investors for $860m to buy the club, and there have been reports that both Zabeel Investments and the Dubai Investment Group are interested. But Mohammed Ali Al Hashimi, the chairman of Zabeel has denied the news. “We have not had any contact,” he said. “I am not interested in any [Premier League club] right now.” Zabeel Investments had been part of the Dubai-led consortium that failed to buy Liverpool Football Club last year.

Named as one of 2008’s Young Global Leaders, Al Hashimi has been heading the investment company since February 2006. He was earlier the CEO of Amlak Finance, and currently serves as chairman of Advanced Industries Group and vice chairman of Emaar Industries and Investments.

Zabeel Investments has been expanding rapidly, and recently bought stakes in European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS) and Sony Corporation. Earlier this year, the company also acquired a 50 percent stake in the Light Group, a hospitality development company in the US, which is led by…


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  1. D.Emine. Engelhardt on February 18, 2009 2:00 pm

    Dear Mr Al Hashimi,

    l am Soft furniture & Product Designer for Home & Office . Looking for Opportunity to expand and developing my skill with in current booming Contraction business including diversifying my experience as a Home & Office Designer also enriching , advising my Clients most sophisticate address to be able to choose the best for them . hope to work together near future .


    Mrs. D.E.Engelhardt


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