02/02/2012

Carlyle says Middle East chief stepping down

Walid Musallam will be succeeded by Can Deldag and Firas Nasir, Rosanna Konarzewski, a spokeswoman for Carlyle in London, said by telephone. Carlyle, which is investing a $500 million fund in the region, declined to elaborate on the reasons for his depar

02/02/2012

KPMG strengthens presence in MESA region

KPMG's MESA region spans across 15 countries where the member firms offer services to a wide variety of clients - across Government, Energy, Financial Services, Family Groups, Real Estate, and Sovereign Wealth Funds.

02/02/2012

Global law firm continues expansion in Dubai with latest hire

Mr. Keighran has extensive experience in all aspects of real estate and large scale projects across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, acting for a variety of government related entities, developers, contractors and investors.

01/30/2012

RBS Appoints Head of Hybrid Capital in London

The Hybrid Capital team is responsible for structuring, originating and executing hybrid capital products for financial institutions (banks and insurance companies), as well as for corporate and public sector issuers. Davidson joins the Financial Institut

01/24/2012

NBAD appoints new mergers head

Michael Aissaoui joins NBAD from Société Générale in Paris where he served as head of M&A for the Mena region, a statement from the bank said.

01/19/2012

Birla Sun Said to Hire Abu Dhabi Sovereign Wealth Fund’s Vora

Vora, who has worked at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority since March 2009, will manage 35 billion rupees ($686 million) in offshore equities for the Indian asset manager, the official said declining to be identified before a public announcement.

01/19/2012

Ajman Bank appoints acting CEO

He replaces Mubashar Khokhar, the previous CEO, who has resigned from his position with the bank citing personal reasons as the motivation for his departure.

01/18/2012

DIB taps new SVP-Head of central operations

Mr. Al Falasi holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Most recently he held the position of SVP - Head of Direct Sales and Alternative Channels at one of the region's largest banks.