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Rasmala sponsors the Middle East Investment Conference

February 26, 2017

Thursday 23 February 2017 Rasmala was the lead exhibitor at this year’s CFA Middle East Investment Conference. The event was hosted by the CFA Society and took place on 23rd February in Abu Dhabi, bringing together more than 200 international thought leaders, investment professionals, policymakers and industry experts from across the MENA region. The conference offered ...
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Rasmala Talks

February 22, 2017

Rasmala Talks  Tuesday 21 February 2017 Rasmala has hosted last Tuesday a successful client event: An inspirational and motivational talk for its key clients and prospects. The audience was made up of  65 relationship managers from CBD, Noor Bank, Ajman Bank, Salama, Takaful Emarat, Adaa Capital, National Bonds.  The event was animated by Moustafa Hamwi, the executive ...
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Rasmala set to launch AED 1 billion real estate fund in 2017

February 22, 2017

Wednesday 22 February 2017  Zak Hydari was recently quoted in an Al Bayan article. The article reports that Rasmala is planning to launch a AED 1 billion UAE-focused real estate fund (AED 500 million equity + AED 500 million debt) in the second half of 2017. The piece adds that the group is working on individual ...
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Rasmala acquires a controlling stake in UK-based corporate serviced apartments company

January 3, 2017

The transaction is part of Rasmala’s strategy to expand its real estate investment portfolio and grow the Group’s AUMs  London and Dubai, 3 January 2017: Rasmala (‘Rasmala’ or ‘the Group’), an independent investment management group, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of a 68% stake in Orchard Apartments Ltd (‘Orchard’). Established in 1999, Orchard is ...
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H.H. Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi and H.E. Abdallah Yahya Al-Mouallimi, Chairman of Rasmala discuss ways of strengthening co-operation

November 24, 2016

Thursday 24 November 2016 H.H. Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of Ajman Municipality and Vice Chairman of Ajman Bank, met with H.E. Abdallah Y. Al Mouallimi , Chairman of Rasmala, and other senior executives to discuss ways of enhancing co-operation between the two institutions. H.H. Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, expressed his desire for ...
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“We don’t expect the Trump victory to impact our short term investment plans, but investors in this region will want urgent clarification on the president-elect’s economic and foreign policy” said Zak Hydari to The Wall Street Journal

November 17, 2016

The Wall Street Journal Undeterred, Gulf Investors Look to Trump-Led U.S. By NICOLAS PARASIE DUBAI—Khalaf Al Habtoor, a billionaire businessman in the United Arab Emirates, warned earlier this year that Gulf Arabs might withdraw billions of dollars in investments from the U.S. if Donald Trump became president. A day after Mr. Trump’s election victory, he changed his tune, praising ...
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رسملة تفوز بجائزة أفضل مدير أصول في الإمارات

October 30, 2016

  خبر صحفي اكتوبر 2016  خلال حفل توزيع جوائز جلوبال انفستور  دبي، الإمارات العربية المتحدة: حصدت “رسملة”، المجموعة المستقلة المتخصصة بإدارة الاستثمارات، جائزة أفضل مدير أصول للعام في دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة، وذلك خلال الحفل السنوي لتوزيع جوائز جلوبال انفستور لمنطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال افريقيا. م                               ...
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Rasmala provides Shari’a compliant financing facility to DiamondCorp plc

October 23, 2016

London-Dubai, 20 September 2016 DiamondCorp plc, a Southern Africa focused diamond mine development and exploration company, announced that it has entered into a Shari’a compliant secured convertible financing facility with Rasmala, the leading independent investment manager and shareholder in the company. The company and Rasmala have agreed to the drawdown by DiamondCorp of two tranches under ...
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“We expect an abundance of primary-market issuance from the Middle East,” said Doug Bitcon to Bloomberg

October 5, 2016

Bloomberg  JPMorgan Challenges HSBC for GCC Bond Crown as Sales Set Record By Arif Sharif  October 5, 2016 British bank’s nine-year streak at top may be broken Middle East dominates bond-sale plans in emerging markets In the hottest battleground for emerging-market bond deals, JPMorgan Chase & Co. is outflanking HSBC Holdings Plc for the first time in a decade. The New York-based ...
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Rasmala Group’s assets under management (AUM) stood at $1.1bn

September 20, 2016

Daily News Egypt Monday 19 September 2016               Rasmala CEO Zak Hydari, was recently interviewed by Daily News Egypt. In the article, Zak Hydari gives his views on investment opportunities and challenges facing the Egyptian economy. The interview highlights also Rasmala’s recent business activity, including the real estate acquisition in the UAE, and plans to invest up to AED1bn in ...
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