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Pension funds that are neither big nor small would benefit from appointing an external, delegated CIO. Angele Spiteri Paris speaks to Andrew Waring of the Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund which has recently appointed Roger Urwin to this role.
It is just over five years since RBC Dexia Investor Services was formed and although the business is outside the major league in terms of assets, its capability is as good as any other provider, and it is growing, Jose Placido, CEO, tells Nick Fitzpatrick.
A new joint venture between a Qatari investment bank and a Dubai-based asset manager is promising to bring variety to the shariah investment market. Funds Global talks to chief executive Haissam Arabi about the plans for the new venture.
Jamal Al-Naif, managing director of Credit Suisse Asset Management's Dubai branch, talks about rebuilding trust after the financial crisis, investing in Middle East private equity, and the advantages of being nimble.
Funds Global talks to the QFC Authority's head of asset management, Yousuf Al-Jaida, about the development of the industry and the plans for the future.
Funds Global talks to Emad Mansour of QFIB about the bank's plans to bring some much needed variety to the sharia funds market through its partnership with Gulfmena.