Gulf SWFs opt for prudence

An uncertain outlook for oil prices and a need to increase domestic spending could make the Gulf’s sovereign wealth funds more selective when they invest abroad, even as Europe’s debt crisis pushes down asset prices in the West.


Middle East mutual funds sector facing challenges

Professionally managed institutional assets and retail mutual funds maintained a good momentum last year in the Middle East and around the world, confirming the rebound from the global financial crisis.


Key role for Mubadala in Carlyle's market float

Mubadala has invested hundreds of millions of dollars in Carlyle that will convert into a substantial publicly traded share if the listing is given the green light by regulators, according to documents released in Washington.