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Posted: 11-08-2011
UAE. Dubai state companies are securing bank financing as the latest tumult in global markets fails to derail the emirate's recovery from the 2009 debt crisis. Dubai Holding LLC, one of the three main state-owned holding companies, reached an accord with lenders to extend a US$1.16 billion loan to December 2016, according to a company official. Port & Free Zone World FZE, an intermediate holding company for port operator DP World Ltd. (DPW), is raising US$850 million to refinance debt, three bankers familiar with the plan said. Investment Corporation of Dubai said on August 8 it will rep
Posted: September 19, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. The Future Investment Initiative (FII) will host global leaders, investors and innovators; FII will be a game-changing platform exploring the trends, opportunities and challenges that will shape the world economy and investment environment over the coming decades.
Posted: September 19, 2017
UAE. The merger between Blossom and Babilou MENA is expected to create the market leading platform in the UAE early years education space.
Posted: September 19, 2017
UAE. Game-changing solutions will be showcased at FinTech Abu Dhabi in October where ultimate winners will be announced.
Posted: September 19, 2017
UAE. Markets traded sideways last week, with the exception of the Qatari market which reached close to its 5 year lows.
Posted: September 14, 2017
UAE. Family offices, importers and exporters, and the TMT industry will be impacted by VAT in various ways, so the need to ensure they are prepared for when VAT is introduced from 1 January 2018 is clear.
Posted: September 14, 2017
UAE. Established in 1990, SCL has been providing highly-specialised laboratory services in the UAE, with a strong brand recognition and a leading market position.
Posted: September 14, 2017
UAE. Fäm Properties CEO Firas AL Msaddi says creative marketing can confuse inexperienced investors; buyers should make end user demand the main driver of their investment decision.
Posted: September 14, 2017
UAE. Holborn Assets has been sourcing and funding hundreds of notepads, pens, pencils, art kits, calculators, school bags and more to provide refugee children with a range of academic equipment.
Posted: September 13, 2017
UAE. As Dubai's real estate market further matures, developers are offering deferred payment plans to attract property buyers.
Posted: September 13, 2017
UAE. The firm welcomed almost 300 graduates to its offices across the region through its annual summer intake; 85% of the graduates are Arabic speakers and 43% are women, a 7% increase on the 2016 intake.
Posted: September 12, 2017
UAE. Enhancing links to global FinTech community via the Middle East & Africa (MEA) region; The MEDICI platform acts as the connective tissue between startups, financial institutions, investors and other relevant stakeholders globally.
Posted: September 12, 2017
UAE. Firas Al Msaddi says landlords believe cryptocurrency initiatives will attract educated, savvy tenants.
Posted: September 12, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. The 4-day event aims to raise the awareness about the importance of innovation, creation, and entrepreneurship.
Posted: September 10, 2017
ZURICH. " A successful hunt for yield in these markets is demanding; expertise and experience are what count."
Posted: September 9, 2017
UAE. UAE and Kuwait to see greatest level of activity in Q4; Saudi and Bahrain USD sovereign deal probable before end of year; Qatar will weather the storm and continue to grow in 2018 and 2019.

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date:Posted: September 18, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. A new report by executive search firm Metin Mitchell & Co highlights the confidence that Saudi women feel about their working futures and what needs to be done to increase the number of women in the workplace.
date:Posted: September 15, 2017
UAE. First of its kind study in the MENA region reveals why we are emotionally drawn to certain destinations and environments; Visible everyday human activity, greenery, artistic features and bright colours found to be the most powerful drivers of emotional engagement.
date:Posted: September 14, 2017
UAE. Family offices, importers and exporters, and the TMT industry will be impacted by VAT in various ways, so the need to ensure they are prepared for when VAT is introduced from 1 January 2018 is clear.
SAUDI ARABIA. The Future Investment Initiative (FII) will host global leaders, investors and innovators; FII will be a game-changing platform exploring the trends, opportunities and challenges that will shape the world economy and investment environment over the coming decades.
UAE. Cisco's security research organization Talos says once this ransomware enters your system, it uses three ways to spread automatically around a network, one of which is the known Eternal Blue vulnerability.
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