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Risk-mitigated, long-term returns | $20.35tn funds available The opaque and fragmented project finance market has been unlocked with the opening of the Project Finance Exchange (PFX), now enabling seamless access to a growing reserve of quality controlled, risk-mitigated alternative and private capital investment opportunities providing long-term returns for fund managers.  Over the past ten to

Broadgate Opens Kuala Lumpur Office, Expands to South East Asia

We are pleased to announce the establishment of our new office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Located in Menara BRDB in the Bangsar area, the new office will expand our investment banking services in South East Asia (“SEA”), covering Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, Philippines, etc., and will offer a comprehensive range of corporate finance advisory services

Dubai’s IBC Group pledges 100,000 Bitcoin, the largest Bitcoin investment in history, to support setup of the Miami 2.0 Blockchain Strategy Foundation

IBC Group’s investment will make Miami the hot-seat of blockchain technology in the United States of America February 16th, 2021 – Dubai, Miami, Washington D.C. – Khurram Shroff, the Chairman of Dubai’s IBC Group, a noted Arab Whale, and the poster child of Blockchain technology in the Middle East and Asia, has pledged 100,000 Bitcoin (current

Over 1,000 Financial Stakeholders Participate in the Arab-Africa Trade Bridges Program Investment Pillar Webinar Aimed at Growing Regional Trade Investment and Technology Transfer

Initiative showcased key investment, trade and insurance pillars designed to improve trade between Arab and African countries, targeted at key sectors including agro-food, health, and pharmaceuticals amongst others Jeddah, 03 February 2021. – Under the umbrella of the Arab-Africa Trade Bridges (AATB) Program, three IsDB Group Private Sector Entities hosted a webinar on key trade

Dubai International Financial Centre and Mastercard Partner to Enhance Cybersecurity Efforts Globally

New ‘Cyber Forward’ programme to build secure digital ecosystems through public-private partnerships Initiative reinforces DIFC’s leading reputation in MEASA for cyber security, data protection and world-class regulations Dubai, UAE, 1st February 2021:  Mastercard today launched its Global Cyber Forward programme in partnership with Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading global financial centre and largest

World’s first free-to-access accredited training platform for sustainable and responsible investing provided by Dubai International Financial Centre

Programme will be offered through DIFC Academy and powered by Candriam, a recognised pioneer and leader in sustainable investing Candriam Academy will offer eight modules accredited by the Dubai Legal Affairs Department Dubai, UAE, 12th January 2021: As part of Dubai’s commitment to be the region’s most sustainable financial city and to develop human capital

Ebury becomes the first firm to offer regulated money services from Dubai International Financial Centre

Ebury to enhance its offering to SMEs in the UAE and wider region as a regulated money services provider in the DIFC First license issued by the Dubai Financial Services Authority for providing Money Services since introduction of the Money Services regulations earlier this year Robust show of commitment from Ebury to the Dubai International

MRDS Growth Strategy Continues – Finance Director Appointed

2nd December 2020 MRDS Group, a leading Aberdeen drilling services firm, has announced the appointment of Craig Yeoman as Finance Director.   With nearly 30 years’ commercial, corporate finance and banking experience, Craig is well known across the UK and international industry landscape, having previously held positions with Clydesdale Bank, Johnston Carmichael, Power Jacks Ltd

DIFC FinTech Hive continues to lead the innovation agenda in financial services through its latest digital cohort

17 successful start-ups from the fourth cohort of DIFC FinTech Hive accelerator programme have been chosen to showcase this year’s most innovative technologies to potential investors and industry executives on 30 November 2020 Total number of applications for the UAE’s first and largest financial technology programme to date exceed 1,400 with more than 100 start-ups