2012 found the Middle East in the midst of a great transition, with investors of the region facing the challenge of balancing risk and return on a global political and economic stage. Never before has the investment and wealth management community faced so much uncertainty and so much potential for gain.
To greet this ‘brave new world’ in 2012 MIMF brought global and regional investment strategies and opportunities to the top of the agenda, creating a unique event to bring together: institutional investors, private banks, wealth and asset managers, product providers and HNWIs.
- MORE Topics & Speakers Representing Institutional Investors - the growing success of the MENA markets depends, to a large extent, upon the involvement of large investors. This year MIMF boasted more topics to grab the interest of institutional investors, with new speakers including: Tony Haddad, Chairman, TECHNICA INTERNATIONAL ; Karim Ghandour, Founder & Director, MLG FAMILY OFFICE ; Alexander Nehme, Partner, NEHMEH GROUP
- NEW Buy-Side Speakers- particularly popular were: Stephen Richards-Evans, STANDARD CHARTERED ; Charlie Barlow, BANK OF SINGAPORE ; Mohammed El-Kuwaiz, DERAYAH
- Guest Economic Address From Sovereign Wealth Fund: Fabio Scacciavillani, Chief Economist, OMAN INVESTMENT FUND - keeping the institutional theme, MIMF delegates were keen to hear from Fabio Scacciavillani and to meet him at the event. If you missed out on the session, be sure to download Fabio's presentation from the website
- NEW Global Focus With Leading International Investors - with all that the region has gone through, increasingly investors are looking to diversify their assets, both in terms of geography and asset class. MIMF 2012 presented the need-to-know guide to global economic and investment opportunities, exploring the most relevant and innovative vehicles. On 14th November, delegates particularly enjoyed the insight of leadign global and local CIOs