NBK forces the pace in the Gulf region

National Bank of Kuwait is a leading force in raising capital using Shariah-compliant instruments for property development in its domestic market and in the region.

ING Real Estate backs its views by co-investing

ING Real Estate Investment Management makes a point of co-investing with its clients in its funds, particularly in those appealing to value-added and opportunistic investors, an area it is developing.

FX & hedge funds: Big boys rule

The Global Investor survey of hedge funds and foreign exchange finds that the biggest investment banks have strengthened their grip on the sector, writes James Norris.

Private banks build on Latin wealth boom

The number of wealthy individuals in Latin America is growing fast on the back of high commodity prices, buoyant equity markets and foreign interest in acquisitions and IPOs.

Crunch time for LBOs

The investor revolt in the leveraged loan market during June and July was long overdue and much needed.