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Qatar National Bank increases stake in Ecobank Transnational
By BBR Staff Writer
Qatar National Bank (QNB) has increased its stake in Ecobank Transnational by purchasing another 11% stake or 2.048 billion ordinary shares for an aggregate price of $238m.
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News
Mashreq launches new instant savings account
By BBR Staff Writer
UAE-based financial services company Mashreq has launched a new savings account that motivates customers to save regularly to help realize their financial goals and ambitions.
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Aventicum establishes European investment business
By BBR Staff Writer
Qatar and Switzerland-based multi-boutique investment management business Aventicum Capital Management has formed its second investment business, as part of its strategy to expand its footprint in Europe.
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Nigeria appoints Goldman, Credit Suisse, UBS to manage its sovereign wealth fund
By BBR Staff Writer
The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) has selected global financial organizations, Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse and UBS, as the new asset managers for its Stabilisation Fund.
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Market Vectors introduces Israel ETF
By BBR Staff Writer
Market Vectors ETF Trust has unveiled Israel ETF (ISRA), an exchange-traded fund (ETF) designed to offer investors with broad exposure to the country’s equity market.
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Societe Generale Securities Services boosts custody services in Ghana
By BBR Staff Writer
Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) is gearing up to expand its custody services in Ghana, in a bid to build its securities services business in the sub-Saharan Africa nation.
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FirstRand launches new investment management business
By BBR Staff Writer
South Africa-based financial services company FirstRand has launched its new investment management franchise, Ashburton Investments, in a bid to offer investors a better platform for their investment needs.
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National Bank of Fujairah launches new financial advisory services unit
By BBR Staff Writer
UAE-based National Bank of Fujairah PSC (NBF) has launched a fully-owned subsidiary, known as NBF Capital, in a bid to offer financial advisory services to its customers in the country.
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Ashburton unveils Africa Equity Opportunities Fund
By BBR Staff Writer
Ashburton has rolled out its new Africa Equity Opportunities Fund, which will target undervalued listed African equities (ex-South Africa) across different sectors to realize long-term capital growth.
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News
Global X Funds presents first Nigeria and Central Asia & Mongolia ETFs
By BBR Staff Writer
Global X Funds, a New York based exchange traded funds provider, has debuted the Nigeria Index ETF (NGE) and the Central Asia & Mongolia Index ETF, listed on NYSE Arca.
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Ahlibank gears up to purchase Taageer Finance
By BBR Staff Writer
Oman-based Ahli Bank has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in order to explore the feasibility for the takeover of Taageer Finance Company.
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News
Dubai Islamic Bank to completely acquire mortgage firm Tamweel
By BBR Staff Writer
Dubai Islamic Bank is set to completely acquire Islamic mortgage provider Tamweel through a share swap deal, in which it already holds a majority stake of 58.2%.
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank opens new branch in Sudan
By BBR Staff Writer
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) has opened a banking branch in Khartoum, Sudan, after receiving a license from the Sudanese Central Bank.
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News
EFG Hermes plans to form JV with Qinvest
By BBR Staff Writer
Cairo based EFG Hermes and Qinvest, an investment bank in Qatar, are negotiating to form a joint venture (JV) to boost their presence in Turkey, Iraq and Libya.
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Credit Suisse may form asset-management JV with Qatar Investment
By BBR Staff Writer
Swiss multinational financial services company Credit Suisse and the Persian Gulf emirate’s sovereign-wealth fund, a unit of Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) are considering launch of an asset-management joint venture in the region.
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