International Finance

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Finance Wealth Management

Emirates REIT now world’s largest listed shari’ah compliant REIT

Total assets is $773 million and market capitalisation is $333 million IFM Correspondent November 3, 2016: With a year-on-year increase of 13 per cent in total portfolio value, Emirates REIT (CEIC) Limited, one of UAE’s first regulated shari’ah compliant Real Estate Investment Trusts to be listed on Nasdaq Dubai, is now the largest shari’ah compliant...
Finance Wealth Management

Investment bank sold all its UK assets before Brexit

Carnegie Investment Bank manages $17 billion for clients IFM Correspondent November 2, 2016: Carnegie Investment Bank AB, which manages $17.2 billion for clients, sold all of its UK holdings as opinion polls narrowed ahead of the June vote to exit from the European Union. Chief strategist Henrik Drusebjerg explained that the bank held equities as...
Economy

Brexit: Sterling appears more vulnerable than any other major currency

Its value in foreign exchange markets is reliant on purchase of UK financial assets by overseas investors Don Smith October 27, 2016: Despite a run of better than expected UK economic data since the Brexit vote – including 0.7% second-quarter expansion, beating estimates – financial markets are increasingly concerned about the outlook for the country’s...
Fintech

Sapphire Ventures raises $1 billion

International Finance Desk
This comes on the heels of a strong track record of exits September 16, 2016: Sapphire Ventures announced it has closed on $1 billion in new capital commitments. The firm invests in high-growth, expansion-stage technology startups across the globe, as well as early-stage, technology-focused venture capital funds. With this new funding, Sapphire’s total assets under...
Banking

KBL epb 2015 net profit rises 22%

Full year net profit reaches €81 million; revenues rise to €548 million May 10, 2016: KBL European Private Bankers (KBL epb), headquartered in Luxembourg and operating in 50 cities in Europe, announced its positive financial results for the 12-month period ending December 31, 2015. KBL epb reported a group net profit of €81 million for...
Finance Islamic Banking

Oman’s appetite for Islamic finance products is growing

Islamic banking assets in the Gulf nation are projected to reach 10% of total banking assets by 2018 Camille Paldi March 31, 2016: In the Oman Vision 2020 framework issued by the government, the country proclaimed that it is determined to reduce its dependency on oil revenues through diversification of the economy. Al Maha Financial...
Banking

Grupo Aval — Central America’s largest financial conglomerate

Operates in 12 countries, serves more than 13 million banking customers, consolidates more than $68 billion in assets and has over $128 billion in assets under management February 8, 2016: Grupo Aval is Colombia and Central America’s largest financial conglomerate; it operates in 12 countries, serving more than 13 million banking customers and 11 million...
Banking

Assets under management hit record high at Saxo Bank

Client deposits have gone up by almost 10 billion Dkr. to over 60 billion Dkr. August 22, 2014: In the first half of 2014, Saxo Bank reached another record in assets under management, with client deposits exceeding 60 billion Dkr., an increase of almost 10 billion Dkr. equivalent to 19% in six months. Saxo Bank,...