Credit Suisse hosts BIRC, MENA conference
Dubai, June 11, 2008
Representatives from more than 35 leading companies from Brazil, Russia, India, China and the Middle East are attending a conference hosted by Credit Suisse in Dubai.
The inaugural “BRIC and MENA – Feel the Heat” conference, which opened yesterday (June 10) will conclude tomorrow.
Eric Varvel, chief executive officer of Credit Suisse in the EMEA region, said at the conference: “I’m very pleased to be here in Dubai for this important conference. Credit Suisse is a recognised leader in the emerging markets and we are pleased to be hosting our inaugural BRIC and MENA conference in the Middle East, one of our key growth markets. We look forward to continuing to deliver the integrated bank – private banking, investment banking and asset management services – to our clients.”
Bassam Yammine, co-chief executive officer of the Middle East at Credit Suisse, said: “We strongly believe in the growth prospects of these dynamic markets in the Gulf region. We are committed to strengthening our leading platform in the Middle East and look forward to continuing to work with our clients in the Middle East and globally to meet their increasingly complex needs.”
Ian Dalglish, co-head of Emerging Market Equities at Credit Suisse, said: “We continue to see significant demand from institutional investors looking for exposure to growth companies in the BRIC and MENA countries. We are pleased to be able to provide an opportunity for some of the leading companies in the BRIC nations to present their growth stories to institutional investors in the GCC.”
Guy Rigden, co-head of Emerging Market Equities at Credit Suisse, added: “The conference is a natural extension of our world class equity franchise and demonstrates our commitment to our clients in the Middle East.” – TradeArabia News Service