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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
 
No honey, no money: Wealth managers learn the regional ropes

No honey, no money: Wealth managers learn the regional ropes

Investment managers must go beyond facts and learn to woo potential clients in the region through good reputation and genuine human connection, says Precious de Leon.

October 4, 2011 3:39
 
Private equity funds in an uphill battle to lure buyers

Private equity funds in an uphill battle to lure buyers

With Dubai not having seen an IPO in over three years, MENA's private equity funds are scrambling for profits before investment exits. Analysts say M&As will lead the way.

October 3, 2011 1:40
 

Bahrain plans $1B sovereign Islamic bond

Gulf Arab state Bahrain is planning to issue a $1 billion sovereign Islamic bond and has mandated three banks for the proposed sale, banking sources said.

September 27, 2011 11:14
 
European bank rescues risky terrain for Gulf SWFs

European bank rescues risky terrain for Gulf SWFs

Gulf sovereign wealth funds may be tempted to make a quick injection into failing European banks but Una Galani hopes they’ve learned from their mistakes in 2007.

September 24, 2011 5:39
 
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority in private equity push

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority in private equity push

ADIA will boost private equity portfolio-sources, leading to a doubling in private equity staffing. This, while sources say the current level of infrastructure investments is unsatisfactory.

September 14, 2011 9:02
 
Why is Qatar buying up London landmarks?

Why is Qatar buying up London landmarks?

The BBC takes a look at why London landmarks such as Harrods, the Shard and some of Canary Wharf being bought up with money from Qatar.

May 2, 2011 10:34
 

Qatari Diar makes first move into US property mkt

Diar to invest in fund to finance $700 mln development; Barwa Bank subsidiary to co-invest in and manage fund; Deal is company's first investment in US

April 5, 2011 1:45
 

Libya placed billions of dollars at U.S. banks-WikiLeaks

LIA is one of the most opaque sovereign wealth funds in the world.

February 24, 2011 2:54
 

Qatar in talks to open Harrods store in Shanghai

Gulf investors plan overseas expansion following $2.2 billion acquisition of famous London department store.

May 10, 2010 2:21
 
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