CONFERENCE:18 MARCH 2020ADGM Building, Al Maryah Island, UAE
POST-EVENT WORKSHOPS:19 MARCH 2020Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Island, UAE
Sponsors & Partners
Abu Dhabi Global Market
Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), an international financial centre located in the capital city of the UAE, opened for business on 21st October 2015. ADGM is a natural extension of Abu Dhabi’s role as a reliable and responsible member of the global financial community. Strategically situated in Abu Dhabi, home to one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds, ADGM positions Abu Dhabi as a global financial and business centre connecting the growing economies of the Middle East, Africa and South Asia.
ADGM’s foundation is anchored on Abu Dhabi’s strategic strengths – private banking, wealth management and asset management and continually expands its financial services to satisfy businesses and market’s needs.
ADGM’s three independent authorities, the Registration Authority, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority and ADGM Courts, enabled companies to conduct business in a zero-percent tax environment and in an international framework with an independent judicial system and legislative infrastructure based entirely on the Common Law.
Abu Dhabi Global Market Academy
ADGM Academy opened for business in early 2018. Located in Abu Dhabi’s award winning International Financial Centre, it was established by Abu Dhabi Global Market with the vision of becoming one of the leading academies in the region focused on financial education.
In partnership with globally recognised educational institutions, ADGM Academy offers programmes on a range of topics and qualifications including banking, finance, leadership, entrepreneurship, technical and professional skills.
ADCB Asset Management Limited
As a leading Abu Dhabi based asset manager with over USD2 Billion of assets under management, advice and administration, ADCB Asset Management focuses not only on delivering efficient and transparent investment solutions, but also on building strong and lasting client relationships.
While our genesis is rooted in UAE equity markets where we have been managing assets since 2005, our core strength and is our understanding of regional markets, augmented by investment capabilities across all major asset classes and markets. Our open architecture approach to product selection allows for an unbiased, efficient and effective service proposition encompassing self-directed investment strategies, advisory solutions and discretionary investment management.
Established on 11 April 2018, ADCB Asset Management Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank PJSC. Built from a proud, award winning history as a division of its parent bank, ADCB Asset Management became a stand-alone subsidiary in order to expand its range of products and services, and to better serve its customers.
CANDRIAM is a European multi-specialist asset manager with a 20-year track record. CANDRIAM manages over $140 bln in asset under supervision as of the end September of 2018 with a team of more than 500 professionals. It operates management offices in Luxembourg, Brussels, Paris, and London, and has client representatives in more than 20 countries throughout continental Europe, the United Kingdom, the United States and the Middle East. CANDRIAM offers investment solutions in several key areas: bonds, equities, absolute performance strategies, and asset allocation. CANDRIAM is also a pioneer and leader in sustainable investments with, since 1996, a broad and innovative range covering all its asset classes.
CANDRIAM is a New York Life Company. New York Life Investments ranks among the world’s largest asset managers .
Gulf Capital is one of the leading alternative asset management firms in the Middle East, investing across several asset classes including Private Equity, Private Debt and Real Estate. The firm currently manages AED 12 billion (US$3.3 billion) of assets across eight funds and investment vehicles. Gulf Capital’s mission is to grow capital and build value with world-class expertise and best practices to generate sustainable superior performance for all stakeholders.
It invests its own capital alongside its fund investors’ capital in all of the funds it launches. With its private equity, private debt and real estate initiatives, Gulf Capital is today one of the largest and most diversified alternative asset managers in the Middle East. The firm has received numerous Middle Eastern and international awards, including “Best Private Equity Firm”, “Best Private Debt Provider” and “Best Alternative Asset Management Firm” in the Middle East.
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IG is a global leader in online trading, providing fast and flexible access to over 15,000 financial markets including shares, indices, forex, commodities and more.
Established over 40 years ago, IG’s aim is to become the default choice for active traders globally. It is already an award-winning multi-platform trading company and the world’s No.1 provider of CFDs.* It is a member of the FTSE 250, with offices across Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and the US. IG in Dubai is regulated by the DFSA and registered in DIFC.
*Based on revenue excluding FX. (Published financial statements, February 2018).
Established in 1999, Rasmala Investment Bank Limited (“Rasmala or “RIBL”) is based in Dubai International Financial Centre (“DIFC”) and regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority (“DFSA”). Rasmala offers a wide variety of investment management products in both conventional and Sharia compliant strategies to pension funds, family offices, corporates and financial institutions. Rasmala invests in regional and international markets, offering its in-depth expertise to investors looking to access these markets.
Bureau van Dijk
With information on over 280 million companies, Bureau van Dijk is the resource for company data. We offer a global view of companies – and how they are connected. A key benefit of our information is how simple we make it to compare companies internationally. Our information includes:
- What companies do – including business activities and how they’re performing
- Decision makers, persons of influence and their affiliations
- Financial strength indicators and other financial data
- Legal entity details
- FDI and M&A activity and news
CFA Society Emirates
CFA Society Emirates is the local United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) member society of CFA Institute, which is the preeminent global association of professionals in the field of investment analysis. CFA Institute administers the globally recognized Chartered Financial Analyst® Program. The local society, founded in 2002, was created to serve the growing requirements of investment professionals in U.A.E. for support, continuing education programs and networking opportunities. Our society seeks to fulfil the CFA Institute mission at the local level: to lead the investment profession by promoting the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence for the ultimate benefit of society.