Professional Wealth Managementt

Home / Regions / Middle East & Africa

Middle East & Africa

Ousmene Mandeng, New Sparta Asset Management

Long-term mindset needed to get the most out of Africa

Africa is brimming with opportunity, but investors should spread their nets widely and look beyond commodity producers towards other sectors such as infrastructure and consumer-driven industries

Karim El Solh, Gulf Capital

Why there is more to the Gulf than oil

Karim EL Solh, CEO of Gulf Capital, talks to Yuri Bender about the impact of low oil prices on the GCC and why private equity may be the best investment route into the region

Nick Wilson, Qatar Investment Fund

Does Africa or the Gulf burn brightest?

Nick Wilson of the Qatar Investment Fund and IOTA’s Jean-Charles Charki debate whether Africa or the Gulf states offer greater opportunities to investors

Eduardo Gutierrez, Development Partners International

Private equity can help bring good governance to Africa

African business owners with expansion plans are increasingly realising they need to professionalise the way they operate, in order to draw capital and increase the firm’s value

Maty Ndiaye, Duet

Profits and pitfalls on private path into Africa

Africa is home to some of the world’s fastest growing economies and an increasing number of investors believe private equity could prove an effective way in. Yet the asset class remains niche and the risks very real

Anthony Cragg, Wells Fargo

MINT a meaningless acronym for four disparate countries

Individually, Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey contain a great deal of value. But they have nothing in common

Jan Dehn, Ashmore

Frontier markets: a good time to take the long view

Frontier markets are volatile, but offer stronger longer-term returns to investors

Mark Mobius, Templeton

Opening up frontier markets

As frontier markets develop, the opportunities available to investors are considerable, but detailed research is required to avoid the pitfalls

Cesar Perez, JP Morgan Private Bank

Bargains to be found as emerging markets fall out of fashion

Most private banks are underweight emerging market equities following a torrid couple of years for these economies, but attractive valuations could represent something of a buying opportunity

Jan Dehn, Ashmore

Can election fever prove harmful to investors?

A number of the biggest developing economies have scheduled elections this year but just how big an impact do these polls have on markets?

Global Private Banking Awards 2022 Highlights

More than 120 banks from 50 countries around the world entered this year’s annual global private banking awards. 19 of those entrants have won more than one award. Of these, six institutions - including Citi Private Bank, BTG Pactual, Erste Private Banking, HSBC Private Banking, Northern Trust, Itaú Private Bank – gained the top position in three categories each. Video highlights from the 2022 Global Private Banking Awards.

Watch more videos

Global Private Banking Awards 2022

PWM Digital Edition (October/November 2022)

Wealth Tech Awards 2022

Join our community