Investment

Bahrain’s GFH appoints Hammad Younas as head of investment management

GFH, the Bahrain based financial group, today announced the appointment of Mr. Hammad Younas as Head of Investment Management. In this capacity, Mr. Younas will manage the overall investment business of the bank including Asset Management, Private Equity and Corporate Investments. Mr. Younas brings to his role at GFH more than 18 years of experience in Islamic and conventional investment …

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“Gulf Islamic Investments” raises US.$145 million for Silicon Valley Technology Company “Apttus”

Gulf Islamic Investments LLC (‘GII’), a UAE based Islamic financial services company, today announced the successful closing of US.$145 million fund raising for “Apttus”, a Silicon valley based company delivering Enterprise Class, Software-as-a-Service (Saas) Solutions to complete the Quote-to-Cash customer process and the Procure-to-Pay supplier process. This is the fourth company out of Silicon Valley for which GII has raised …

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WIN an Invitation to the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) and travel to Dubai to cover one of the world’s largest events for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)

APO is giving away a fully paid trip for one African journalist to cover the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) in Dubai APO (APO-opa.com), the press release distribution service dedicated to Africa and the Middle East, and the global leader in media relations related to Africa and Middle East, will award one African journalist with a round trip ticket and accommodation …

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MoU to boost investment between SA, Egypt

By– SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – South Africa and Egypt have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will boost investment between the two countries, said the Department of Trade and Industry (dti). The MoU was signed between Investment South Africa and its Egyptian counterpart General Authority of Investment and Free Zones (GAFI). “The MoU is designed to conduct an effective and …

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Jafza-Japan explore investment opportunities in the region

The Free Zone organizes Japanese Business Forum. Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), Dubai and the UAE’s flagship trade and logistics hub for the wider Middle East region and Africa organised the Japanese Business Forum, recently, to promote trade relations and explore future opportunities in various sectors. The forum, graced by Hisashi Michegama Consul General of …

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Bringing Sustainability to the Core of UAE Economy

Dubai Carbon launches the first sustainability self-assessment tool focused on capital investment markets to streamline portfolio exposure to climate change. Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Dubai Carbon has launched a new version of Sustainability Self-Assessment specifically focused on measuring the risk and exposure towards socio-environmental impacts thus allowing both public and private organisations to benchmark their resource efficiency amongst industries …

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Booming education sector creates opportunities in Alternative Investments across the Middle East

Alternative Real Estate investments gain traction. Education sector is leading the way as an increased number of real estate investors, developers and builders seek ‘alternative investments’ to diversify their portfolios The total school age population within the five major Middle East cities of Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Jeddah, Riyadh and Cairo is expected to increase by over 1 million by 2020, …

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Global leaders to meet in Dubai for annual African investment conference in October 2016

Leading government and business figures from across the globe to meet in Dubai to discuss investment opportunities in Africa McKinsey & Co to present key findings from the upcoming McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) report ‘Lions on the move II’ including analysis of the continent’s 700 largest companies Leading government and business figures from across the globe to meet in Dubai …

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UAE-based Djembe Communications Further Expands Footprint in Africa

Regional Expansion Across Africa with New Wholly Owned Offices in Ghana and Morocco and Near-term Plans for an Office in Mauritius Received key Industry Accolades including Hermes Creative Awards, In2 SABRE Awards and Premios Lusos Awards Shortlisted by The Holmes Report 2016 EMEA Consultancies of the Year in the Category ‘Africa Consultancy of the Year’ Dubai, United Arab Emirates: – …

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Dubai Investments wins glass contracts for tallest building, iconic projects in Pakistan

Emirates Glass supplies over 12,000 square metres for top projects EGL sales is expected to touch AED 190 million in 2016 Dubai – Dubai Investments PJSC, the leading, diversified investments conglomerate listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has announced that its subsidiary Emirates Glass LLC, one of the largest processors of flat architectural glass in the region and part of …

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