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Dubai FDI offers ‘Aftercare’ programme to investors

July 17, 2018

Dubai FDI the investment development agency of Dubai Economy Department (DED) has revealed its Aftercare initiative a quality-focused programme aimed at attracting more foreign direct investments (FDI... View more

Mulkia announces $2.7m dividends for REIT investors

July 16, 2018

Saudi-based Mulkia Investment Company has announced distribution of dividends worth SR10.2 million ( 2.7 million) to the shareholders of its real estate investment trust (REIT) fund Mulkia Gulf Real E... View more

Dubai FDI, VFS to ease foreign investors licensing

July 3, 2018

Dubai FDI the investment arm of Dubai Economy (DED) has signed an agreement with VFS Global a leader in visa processing and citizen services to facilitate administrative processing requirements of inv... View more

Oman soya meal project draws international investors

May 27, 2018

Leading international players specialising in the production of animal feed have taken equity stakes in Oman s maiden soya meal processing project planned for implementation within the Food Cluster of... View more

UAE agrees 10-year visa for investors, professionals

May 21, 2018

The United Arab Emirates has adopted a new system of entry visas for international investors and professional talents providing them with a long-term visa for up to 10 years a media report said. The U... View more

Only 2pc of investors see recession 2018: report

May 16, 2018

Only 2 per cent of investors surveyed expect a recession this year; the consensus is for Q1 of 2020 though investors are split between 2019 (41 per cent) and 2020 (43 per cent) said the Bank of Americ... View more

Gateway Gulf welcomes 500 global investors

May 10, 2018

Gateway Gulf a major new investment event ongoing in Bahrain welcomed 500 global investors and CEOs to the opportunities being created by the economic transformation in the GCC. The invitation-only ev... View more

Dubai FDI in bid to woo investors from India

May 6, 2018

Dubai Investment Development Agency (Dubai FDI) recently went on a tour of three Indian cities as part of attracting investors and businesses from strategic markets to base out of Dubai and achieve fa... View more

McDermott, CB&I set for big merger after investors' nod

May 5, 2018

McDermott International a leading provider of integrated engineering procurement construction and installation (EPCI) services and CB&I a leading provider of technology and infrastructure for the ener... View more

DEAL 2018 expected to draw Saudi investors

April 9, 2018

The upcoming DEAL (Dubai Entertainment Amusement & Leisure) 2018 in Dubai UAE is expected to attract a lot of investors from Saudi Arabia looking for opportunities in the entertainment Industry said e... View more

St Kitts and Nevis PM to meet investors in Dubai

April 8, 2018

St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris is in Dubai to meet with a number of key stakeholders to introduce the Sustainable Growth Fund offering investors a stable and secure method to achi... View more

UK group offers Scottish castle to Arab investors

March 28, 2018

UK-based Black Global Concierge is offering Arab investors a golden opportunity to acquire a magnificent trophy asset Scottish Baronial castle dating back to 1861 located close to Scotland s capital E... View more

Saudi Arabia to woo foreign investors to entertainment sector

March 28, 2018

Saudi Arabia is looking to propel the growth of entertainment across the kingdom through a key forum which will focus on introducing and attracting entertainment ventures across the kingdom. The summi... View more

PEIE discusses industrial sector challenges with investors

March 14, 2018

The Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (PEIE) in cooperation with Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry Al Buraimi recently organised an open meeting between Hilal bin Hamad Al Hasani chief e... View more

Muscat Bay plans special offer for Kuwaiti investors

February 23, 2018

Muscat Bay a joint venture between Saraya Holdings Oman (SAOG) and Omran will be showcasing its award winning residences at Oman s leading luxury development at a special five-day expo to be held in K... View more

Investors begin 2018 with cautious optimism: ENBD

February 20, 2018

2018 will be an interesting year for investors; a year for steadfast focus diversification and continuous considered scrutiny said a top official adding that the year begins with a healthy dose of cau... View more

Saudi Arabia seeks investors for big water desal project

February 11, 2018

Saudi Arabia s Water and Electricity Company (WEC) has approved issuing of Request for Proposals (RFP) to invite private firms to take part in its Rabigh-3 IWP project which aims to boost desalinated ... View more

The Bitcoin Bubble: Investors warned over fluctuations

February 1, 2018

The value of Bitcoin fell by 50 per cent in the past month while other cryptocurrencies such as Longfin are down around 10-15 per cent noted an industry expert warning investors in the region to remai... View more

Saudi Bin Laden investors may sell key stakes to government

January 13, 2018

Leading construction giant Saudi Bin Laden Group (SBG) has asserted that it remains a private sector company owned by its shareholders amid reports that some of them may transfer their shares to the g... View more

Saudi bourse announces key reforms to woo foreign investors

January 10, 2018

Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) has announced a series of significant measures to improve market access and efficiency enhance liquidity bolster investor security mitigate risk and further align market... View more

Adnoc IPO draws 12,000 investors: ADX chief

December 13, 2017

The IPO of Abu Dhabi National Oil Co (Adnoc) drew a total of 12 000 investors from 73 nationalities Rashed Al Baloushi CEO of Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) was quoted as saying in a media report... View more

Investors 'rush to buy' Aldar's waterfront homes

November 18, 2017

Aldar Properties a leading UAE-based property developer said it has witnessed an overwhelming response from buyers for the second and the final phase of its waterfront development Water s Edge located... View more

Investors’ global risk appetite on the rise: study

November 15, 2017

A record high (net 16 per cent) of investors say they are taking above-normal levels of risk in their investment according to a new report from Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML). The net share of... View more

VAT 'to increase costs for GCC property investors'

November 6, 2017

The real estate sector is likely to become a costlier investment across the GCC region following the implementation of value-added tax (VAT) according to a survey of local chartered financial analysts... View more

Bloom woos top Indian investors with key projects

November 5, 2017

Bloom Properties a specialist in the development of integrated and sustainable communities is showcasing its key projects - Bloom Towers and Bloom Heights - at its debut Dubai Property Show appearance... View more

Dubai Investments eyes Indian investors at property show

November 2, 2017

Dubai Investments a leading diversified investments company is targeting investors from India for its real estate projects during its participation in the third Dubai Property Show to be held in Mumba... View more

UK student property sector woos Gulf investors

October 19, 2017

Select Property Group a premium British property developer retailer and operator is offering GCC investors the last chance to invest in its award-winning purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) por... View more

Real estate 'top attraction' for Mideast investors post brexit

October 11, 2017

Real estate remains attractive for Middle Eastern investors seeking portfolio diversification and a hedge against inflation said a top industry expert. Despite the uncertainty and headwinds from Brexi... View more

Retail investors set to increase factor allocations

October 2, 2017

Retail investors are expecting to increase factor allocations to 17 per cent by 2022 putting portfolio allocations on an almost level playing field with institutional investors expecting to increase a... View more

Americans top foreign investors in ADX

October 2, 2017

American investors rank in first place among foreign investors in the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) in terms of net investment in 2016 and H1 2017 with Dh2.2 billion ( 599 million) and Dh960 mil... View more

Brazilian investors eyeing $32bn GCC projects

September 13, 2017

More new business opportunities in the GCC recently opened up for Brazilian investors with 32 billion worth of large-scale urban construction projects now being tendered in the region according to the... View more

Dubai 'safe haven' for Saudi property investors

September 13, 2017

Saudi investors will continue to put their faith in Dubai real estate because the emirate s property market has a proven reputation for delivering long-term benefits said a leading developer on the si... View more

Kuwait 'likely to offer $10bn projects to investors soon'

August 29, 2017

The Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects (KAPP) is likely to offer projects worth nearly KD3 billion ( 10 billion) to local companies and investors soon a report said. The projects include shoppi... View more

Bahrain to focus on attracting investors

August 7, 2017

Bahrain s government is formualting effective policies to develop the kingdom s economic and investment structure and adapt it to attract more investors His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalif... View more

Lacklustre rental market dims UAE investors' yield

July 26, 2017

Yields for UAE buy-to-let investors are in retreat as declines in rental values outpace a slump in sales prices according to a report by Propertyfinder Group a leading real estate portal in the region... View more

Investors snap up Seven Tides’ luxury Dubai residences

June 29, 2017

Dubai-based luxury property developer Seven Tides has completely sold out its Dukes Dubai Sky Collection apartments just a month after the luxury properties were launched. The mix of 60 studio and one... View more

Ajman's novel e-service draws big investors

June 22, 2017

The Department of Economic Development Ajman (DED-Ajman) said its Trade Name Reservation platform has received applications to reserve more than 450 trade names since its launch in the beginning of th... View more

Sovereign investors put asset allocations on hold

June 8, 2017

Geo-political uncertainty and limited options to increase risk asset allocations are causing sovereign investors in the Middle East and globally to make fewer allocation changes than at any point in t... View more

UAQ Free Trade Zone holds investors' meet at Canton Fair

May 4, 2017

Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone Authority has conducted an investors meet in Guangzhou China in conjunction with Canton Fair. The fair which kicked off on April 15 will conclude tomorrow (May 5). In att... View more

Saudi developers going virtual to woo investors

April 30, 2017

Real estate developers in Saudi Arabia have begun to employ virtual reality (VR) technology as an innovative way to marketing their projects before the potential buyers said industry experts. The VR t... View more

30 China investors to participate in Dubai tech summit

April 30, 2017

A delegation of 30 top investors from China will take part in the Arab-China Tech Summit being held this week in Dubai. The conference on from May 2 3 and 5 will focus attention on cross border innova... View more

Arabtec wins investors nod for $408m rights issue

April 20, 2017

Arabtec Holding a leading construction company in the Middle East said it has won approval from its shareholders for a Dh1.5 billion ( 408.2 million) rights issue to recapitalise the company. The Duba... View more

Chinese investors considering methanol projects in Oman

April 6, 2017

Investors from China are considering plans to develop a pair of methanol projects in the Special Economic Zone (Sezad) at Duqm in Oman said a report. The proposed methanol schemes implementation of wh... View more

Qatari investors 'eyeing Dubai property market'

March 26, 2017

Dubai is fast turning into a key real estate investment destination for Qatari investors thanks to its safe haven status and guaranteed on-going returns on investment said industry experts. The city p... View more

EU firms woo Gulf investors with Golden Visas

March 11, 2017

A number of companies from European countries such as Spain Portugal Malta Greece and Cyprus will be at the upcoming International Property Show (IPS) in Dubai to woo regional investors with Golden Vi... View more

Philippines seeks more investors

March 6, 2017

The Philippines needs to build an additional 7 000 megawatts of power generation capacity over the next five years to support its fast-growing economy and wants foreign investors to help its energy mi... View more

Dubai 'safe haven for Indian property investors'

February 20, 2017

The Indian investors will continue to put their faith in Dubai s real estate sector in 2017 as the emirate has a proven reputation for delivering long-term benefits said a UAE-based developer. Dubai s... View more

Iran aluminium sector draws global investors

February 13, 2017

Investors from six countries including Malaysia Singapore South Korea Italy and Germany have shown readiness to invest in Iran s downstream aluminium sector a report said. There exists production capa... View more

Baytik seeks investors for 6 plots

February 8, 2017

Baytik Industrial Oasis (BIO) is at the Gulf Industry Fair seeking investors for six properties within its state-of-the-art industrial park located at Bahrain International Investment Park (BIIP) in B... View more

BIIP expansion to draw more investors

February 7, 2017

Bahrain International Investment Park (BIIP) is optimistic about attracting an array of investors following the announcement of its expansion to include the east region of the Salman Industrial City i... View more

Sobha announces special offer for UAE investors

February 5, 2017

Sobha Group a leading premium real estate developer has announced an exclusive offer for Emirati nationals who are investing in its property at Sobha Hartland an integrated freehold community along th... View more

Aldar supports dialogue for regional hotel investors

January 31, 2017

UAE-based Aldar Properties is reprising its role as Founding Patron of the Gulf and Indian Ocean Hotel Investors Summit (GIOHIS) which returns for its second edition to the UAE capital in February. GI... View more

Dubai 'still hot property market for GCC investors'

January 18, 2017

GCC investors have not let regional economic concerns undermine their interest in Dubai residential property which is still seen as providing long-term financial security stated Saudi Arabian group Ar... View more

Oil surges over $55, investors remain optimistic

December 27, 2016

Oil prices edged up slightly on Tuesday in pre-New Year holiday trading hitting 55.70 a barrel even as the market stuck to an optimistic view ahead of a landmark effort by oil producers to reduce glob... View more

Space offers 'huge opportunites for investors'

December 22, 2016

Angel investors including a growing number from the Gulf are now helping to finance space-related entrepreneurial projects enabling individuals to get a slice of the multi-planetary action for as litt... View more

Montenegro woos GCC investors with $3bn residential project

December 18, 2016

Leading property developer Azmont Investments and consultant Henry Wiltshire International showcased a ultra-premium residential community project Portonovi coming up at Boka Bay in Montenegro before ... View more

GCC investors in Turkish ice-cream chain partnership

December 9, 2016

Bahrain-based Venture Capital Bank (VCBank) said it has joined hands with Qatar s Al Sraiya Holding Group and other strategic investors for a strategic partnership with Mado Yasar Dondurma (Mado) Turk... View more

Damac woos Chinese investors with key projects

November 21, 2016

UAE-based Damac Properties one of the leading luxury real estate developers is showcasing its collection of real estate projects before Chinese investors at Haiwaiyoujia Super Festival in capital Beij... View more

Investcorp to host investors conference in Abu Dhabi

November 6, 2016

Investcorp a leading provider and manager of alternative investment products will host its 2016 Investors Conference in Abu Dhabi UAE this week. The conference will be held on November 9 and 10 at the... View more

Timely delivery, project quality 'key to woo GCC investors'

November 1, 2016

Residential properties delivered on time and offering more space comfort and all-round quality are the key to attracting the Gulf region s increasingly discerning investors said a prominent Saudi deve... View more

RAK housing project 'a big hit among EU investors'

October 25, 2016

Al Hamra Real Estate Development a leading developer in Ras Al Khaimah UAE said a total of 99 nationalities led by British German Indian and Russian investors have chosen the northern emirate s popula... View more

Baker Hughes tries to reassure investors

May 9, 2016

Baker Hughes sought to reassure investors by announcing a 2.5 billion plan to buy back stock and pay down debt using the breakup fee it will receive following the collapse of its long-stalled takeover... View more

Balkan nation courts GCC investors

January 1, 2016

Covering a surface area of 13 812 square kilometres and with around 670 000 inhabitants Montenegro is a small Balkan country with a pleasant climate and numerous contrasts: canyons wooded mountains an... View more

Investors grow warier of Opec

December 7, 2015

Oil investors are paying more to bet on a rise in the price of crude than on a decline for the first time in six weeks as they prepare for the possibility of a surprise from Opec which is due to relea... View more

Private investors look but do not leap at Mexican projects

June 15, 2015

So far the potential investors are mainly looking not buying with actual investments in Mexican energy projects coming in more slowly than some expected. The Mexican Energy Ministry has predicted 62.5... View more

Oil ETF investors head for exit, risking new slump

April 20, 2015

The funds have become an unpredictable irritant for Saudi Arabia and other Opec producers first slowing the slide in prices that could force higher-cost producers such as US shale drillers to curb out... View more

Stability for operators and investors predicted

August 20, 2014

THE installation of the Abdel-Fattah El Sisi government has improved investor sentiment in Egypt which has been troubled by political and social instability. BMI anticipates a more stable environment ... View more

Mexico’s rural landowners a threat to foreign investors

July 13, 2014

WHEN foreign investors begin to pour into Mexico s overhauled energy sector in the coming months they will face a potent force well-known to miners: Mexico s ejidos or rural landowner groups. The prod... View more

Sinopec open to foreign investors

March 13, 2014

Asia s top oil refiner Sinopec said the upcoming sale of its lucrative retail oil business will be open to foreign investors as well as domestic companies state news agency Xinhua said. Sinopec said l... View more

Investors looking to buy gas power plants should stay in Britain

February 23, 2014

INVESTORS keen on snapping up a gas power plant should keep their focus on Britain as deals in continental Europe could backfire more easily if bets on rising power prices and capacity gaps go against... View more

Clean technology investors to make drilling less dirty

June 23, 2013

A DECADE ago large investors in so-called clean technology had a straightforward goal: finance companies that would help eliminate the world s dependence on oil natural gas and coal. But as profits fr... View more

Total CEO safe as investors prioritise profits over scam

June 9, 2013

THE colourful boss of Total is unlikely to be felled by demands he stand trial over alleged bribes to Iran as Christophe de Margerie enters a crucial phase of his high-stakes turnaround plan for the o... View more

BP rewards investors, starts $8bn buy-back

March 28, 2013

British oil company BP announced an 8 billion share buy-back programme acting swiftly on its promise to reward investors after it sold its stake in its Russian unit TNK-BP. BP which completed the sale... View more

Canada’s limits for foreign investors may hit oil sands

December 13, 2012

NEW Canadian rules limiting control of its oil sands by foreign state-owned companies may turn away some investors who now covet more than minority stakes just as the industry seeks massive amounts of... View more

Investors to turn up scrutiny of oil firms

June 14, 2010

BP s Gulf oil spill has damaged investor trust and paved the way for a more critical view of the activities of oil companies as risks grow in a hunt for new reserves. Easy oil is over for internationa... View more

Gulf investors welcomed at Brazil eco resort

March 30, 2009

AN eco island resort is to be developed in a sheltered bay off the northeastern coast of Brazil at the Island of Cajaíba. Washed by the south Atlantic s warm waters the island is soon to become one of... View more

Investors seen wary of ethanol

March 8, 2009

Investors burned by the recent boom and bust in the US ethanol industry will be wary of pouring money into plants for the next generation of biofuels without more stable returns a JP Morgan analyst sa... View more

TNK-BP investors seek 7.6pc of BP

June 22, 2008

BP s partners in Russian oil unit TNK-BP offered to swap their 50 per cent share in TNK-BP for 7.6 per cent of shares in the British oil major Russian newspaper Kommersant reported. At the price of 58... View more

Russia has huge potential for hotel investors

February 25, 2008

Following the success of the third Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference The Bench and Questex Media Group organisers of the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) and the Arabian Hotel Invest... View more

Egypt seeks investors, trade meetings at ATM

April 24, 2007

Among this year s key objectives for Egypt at the Arabian Travel Market is meeting with investors the new chairman of the Egyptian Tourism Authority (ETA) Amr Elezabi told TTN. Speaking on the phone f... View more

Investors gain from Brent crude futures

April 3, 2007

Investors have flocked to the European benchmark Brent crude oil futures helping to stoke a record premium to their US counterpart. US crude traditionally has traded at a higher level than Brent becau... View more

New hotel concepts flagged up for investors

October 31, 2006

AS regional investors appetite for hotels around the world rises leading hotel investment services firm Jones Lang La Salle Hotels has flagged up markets beyond traditional four-and five-star hotels. ... View more

Maldives anticipates UAE investors

June 3, 2006

THE Maldives is set to open 35 new islands to tourist development according to Abdulla Mausoom director general Maldives Tourism Promotion Board. Maldives Tourism already has 88 developed islands but ... View more

Investors get major chances

May 29, 2006

Qatar s private sector saw more investment opportunities coming their way backed by increased spending on infrastructure development projects in the state budget for the current fiscal year (2006-07).... View more

Investors rule out risks in Mauritania

August 13, 2005

Investors seeking to exploit untapped oil and iron ore in Mauritania played down the risks posed by the overthrow of the country s regime saying the new leadership would be keen to retain foreign inve... View more

New drive to attract investors

July 11, 2005

Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) said its long-term upstream and downstream development projects would require an investment of KD16.2 billion ( 55 billion) over the next two decades. KPC plans to i... View more

Indonesians to push tax reform to lure investors

October 31, 2004

Indonesia s mines and energy minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro reappointed to his post under the new government said he would fight for tax reform in the oil and gas sector to attract foreign investors. In... View more

Investors dump shares in Asian petchem firms

May 15, 2004

Investors are dumping shares in Asian petrochemical companies on concerns the cyclical sector could peak earlier than expected if the Chinese economy slows and as plant capacities expand analysts said... View more

Investors seek more incentives

October 25, 2003

Indonesian oil industry investors want a more generous cut of production and more incentives to boost exploration in remote and high-risk exploration areas the head of the Indonesian Petroleum Associa... View more

Jubail lures investors with expertise

November 18, 2002

Dr Jasem M Al Ansari Director General of the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu sits in his comfortable office in the industrial city chatting at length about how the Royal Commission is gearing up... View more

US sanction fears lift for investors in Iran

July 1, 2002

The Bush administration is not likely to punish foreign oil companies that invest in Iran s energy sector preferring to enlist the firms home governments to help Washington fight Tehran s alleged abil... View more


March 28, 2001

A number of laws are being liberalised in Saudi Arabia in a move to attract investment at home and from overseas. For the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (Sagia) this means setting up the i... View more



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