Bahrain-based Investcorp, a leading provider and manager of alternative investment products, is aiming to increase its assets under management (AUM) by more than 100 per cent over the medium-term, said a top official.
Assets under management have seen a significant upswing around the world but these gains have not translated into the top-and-bottom-line growth that wealth managers would expect based on past recoveries, a report said.
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The sector representing Bahrain's investment business firms has been showing strong growth as demonstrated by the figures reported for the third quarter of this year, a report said.
Since the introduction of the investment bus
Global Islamic fund assets under management (AuM) grew 7.6 per cent to $58 billion in 2010, with concentration in equities accounting for 39 per cent of the assets, but bringing new money into equities is challenging, a report said.
The assets under management soared by 10 per cent in the Middle East and the South Africa region above global average thus retaining the momentum of a year ago when the growth rate was 13 per cent, said a report.
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Qatar, Kuwait, and the UAE are among the top six countries that have the highest concentration of millionaire households, while Saudi Arabia topped the list for ultra-high-net-worth households, said a report.
Leading regional investment bank, EFG-Hermes, said that its Middle East and North Africa (Mena) Opportunities Fund has raised $1 billion in assets under management (AUM).
Since its inception in September 2007, the Fund has delivered a retu