Abu Dhabi Likely Best Placed if Hormuz Strait Closes

March 8 – Abu Dhabi will become the oil producing member of the Gulf Cooperation Council that is best insulated from a closure of the Strait of Hormuz, once the Habshan-Fujairah pipeline is fully operational later this year, Fitch Ratings says (The following statement was released by the rating agency) Yahoo! Maktoob News Related articles […]

UAE Healthcare | NMC Health PLC Plans Listing on the London Stock Exchange

Posted on Mar 8, 2012 in Emirates - U.K., UAE Investment and Finance

From the Washington Post:  NMC Health PLC, a health care company in the United Arab Emirates, laid out plans Thursday to list its shares in London rather than at home as it seeks to raise up to $250 million. The company said it is targeting an initial public offering on the London Stock Exchange to […]

Abu Dhabi Industrial Zone Seeking Asian Investors

Abu Dhabi’s goal of diversifying its financial portfolio beyond oil is close to becoming a reality with increasing interest in its Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) at Taweelah. The Zone, which is 2/3 the size of Singapore, will include industrial clusters based around a new port. Interest among potential Asian investors has been high […]

Abu Dhabi Eyes Brazilian Investment

Mubadala, the strategic investment company owned by Abu Dhabi, is now looking at making billions of dollars of investments in Brazil. The firm currently has no investments in BRICS markets (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa), but is now looking to diversify its investment base in emerging markets. The educated Brazilian workforce and its wealth […]