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Qatar deposits $2 billion to support Egyptian economy

Qatar said on Saturday it would deposit $2 billion at the Egyptian Central Bank in an effort to help support an economy battered by a year and a half of political turmoil, an Egyptian presidency statement said.

August 12, 2012 10:30
 
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Qatar shows its muscles to wring more from Glencore

Qatar seeking 16 pct increase in merger ratio; Sovereign fund shock move comes at 11th hour; Move shows fund's evolution as investor, bankers say

June 27, 2012 5:39
 
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Qatar’s Gulf International signs $170 million loan to fund buy

GIS, which has interests in several sectors, including transport, insurance and oil services, said in April it was buying the unit for a provisional price of 353.1 million riyals ($97 million).

June 4, 2012 5:31
 
Dubai Sukuk to Fund Airport Expansion

Dubai Sukuk to Fund Airport Expansion

Etihad Airways has bought a three percent stake in Irish airline Aer Lingus as a precursor to a commercial tie-up that could help Abu Dhabi's flagship carrier gain more European routes to catch up with Middle Eastern rivals

May 1, 2012 3:28
 
Bahrain's Arcapita Unit Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Bahrain's Arcapita Unit Files for Bankruptcy Protection

A unit of Bahrain investment house Arcapita has filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States, the company said in a statement

May 1, 2012 9:44
 
Jafza in Advanced Talks to Refinance $2 Billion Sukuk

Jafza in Advanced Talks to Refinance $2 Billion Sukuk

Dubai's Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA) is in advanced talks with financial institutions over a financing package to meet its $2 billion-equivalent Islamic bond, or sukuk, maturity in November, the company said in a statement on Monday

April 30, 2012 3:26
 
IMF to visit Egypt for loan talks in late March

IMF to visit Egypt for loan talks in late March

The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday a delegation will visit Egypt later in March for discussions on an IMF lending program after Egyptian authorities recently submitted economic plans to the global lender.

March 10, 2012 5:05
 
Bahrain Fund boss quit over lack of deals

Bahrain Fund boss quit over lack of deals

The head of Bahrain's sovereign wealth fund quit over differences of strategy with the board, disappointed by its lack of deal-making as it focuses on reviving loss-making domestic assets, sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

February 29, 2012 1:39
 
The ABCs of the Business of Philanthropy

The ABCs of the Business of Philanthropy

Atlas Corporate Services' Paul Hymers shares insights on the common structures for charitable giving and why building trust and foundations isn’t just for the super-rich anymore.

February 26, 2012 2:14
 
Saudi Finance Minister: Too early to offer IMF contribution

Saudi Finance Minister: Too early to offer IMF contribution

Saudi Arabia's Finance Minister Ibrahim Al-Assaf said on Tuesday that it was too early for his country to offer a fresh financial contribution to the International Monetary Fund.

February 7, 2012 2:31
 
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