The 2008 guide to Asset management in the GCC
At a difficult time for the global asset management industry, the GCC countries are increasingly attractive markets. The region’s oil and gas fuelled wealth and increasing investment sophistication offer huge opportunities. Regional financial centres equipped with world-class regulation and facilities provide the right environments for international firms to establish local operations, while the Shariah-compliant investment market is growing in popularity and diversity.
A market worth watching
A compelling opportunity for asset managers
On the ground or in the air?
Saudi strategy: going it alone or finding a partner?
Three hubs to serve a thriving market
Distribution holds the key
Fixed income, equity, local and international assets - a demand for all
Shariah - compliant market tests perception