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High Profile Forum Business Lunch: Guestspeaker: Mr. Hisham Al Gurg: Doing Business with Arabs

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Hisham Al Gurg

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May
28
Thu
High Profile Business Forum Lunch – Doing Business with Arabs – Mr Hisham Al Gurg @ Emirates Golf Club
May 28 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Mr Hisham Al GurgMr. Hisham Al Gurg of an Emarati Nationality has over 18 years of experience in setting up and running new ventures in the MENA region, Mr. Algurg is a pioneer in the region for his visionary approach, high profile networking, and for concluding and managing large regional projects and investments worth more than 1.06 billion USD.

 

Presently he is managing the private investments and strategic partnership’s activities of Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum. He is also the CEO of Al Fajer Investments & Development, an investment division of Al Fajer Enterprises, a holding group of companies owned by His Highness Sheikh Hasher Al Maktoum. Both Sheikhs are members of the Royal family of Dubai.

 

As a CEO of Seed Group, he is managing 8 growing companies in 6 diversified industries with other UAE and International partners. In 2010, Mr. Algurg launched three businesses in the Luxury Apparel industry and established Sales and Marketing offices in 5 different countries, including New York, London, Paris, Milan, and Hong Kong.

 

He is also the UAE sponsor of the Chinese petroleum giant “Sinopec Petroleum”. Sinopec Petroleum is one of the largest energy corporations in the world, headquartered in Beijing.

 

Mr. Algurg is also a director of Signature Group, an International Private Equity that focuses on emerging

Markets such as the Middle East, India, and Africa. Signature Group also advises on $1.5 billion worth of

Investments.

 

Mr. Algurg is a bachelor degree holder from Southwest Texas State University (San Marcos, Texas). He is also a former fireman and paramedic certified by the State of Texas.

 

 

May
29
Fri
Fasion Style Wedding Cinematography
May 29 – May 30 all-day
Jun
2
Tue
The leading banking and investment event in the Middle East @ Madinat Jumeirah
Jun 2 @ 7:00 am – Jun 3 @ 8:00 am

Bonds Loans, Sukuk

 


Dear Members,

I’m delighted to announce that the South African Business Council will be taking part as a Supporting Partner at this year’s Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East conference, taking place on the 2nd-3rd June at the Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai. Known as the Middle East’s largest corporate and investment banking event, it brings together over 800 issuers, borrowers, investors and bankers to discuss the developments of local and international bond, syndicated loan and sukuk markets each year.

As part of our partnership we have negotiated a specially discounted rate of 20% off

> Register online now - enter the code SABCO20

> Contact Hannah.Bryant@GFCConferences.com or +44(0)20 7045 0925 for more information

Highlights at this year’s event include:

  • Find out how low oil prices will impact the GCC bond, loan and sukuk markets from: fly Dubai, National Bank of Abu Dhabi and First Gulf Bank (FGB)
  • Hear first-hand from lenders and investors about how they are pricing bonds, loans and sukuk

> View the full agenda

With less than 2 weeks to go over 700 senior executives have already confirmed their place. Companies confirmed to attend include:

  • Abdul Latif Jameel Group
  • Abdulrahman Al Ghurair Group
  • Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank
  • Abu Dhabi Financial Group
  • Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB)
  • Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA)
  • ACGM – Abadi & Co. Global Markets
  • ACPI Investments
  • ACWA Power International (ACWA)
  • ADIB Capital
  • Africa Finance Corporation
  • Al Ahli Holding Group
  • Al Fahim
  • Al Fardan
  • Al Fujeirah Insurance Co
  • Al Futtaim Carillion
  • Al Habtoor Leighton Group
  • Al Hilal Bank
  • Al Jaber Group (AJC)
  • Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji)
  • Al Rayan Investment
  • Al Tayer Group
  • Al Yousuf Group
  • Aldar
  • Alfahim Group
  • Ali Bin Ali Group
  • Alpen Capital
  • Amlak Finance
  • Amwal AlKhaleej
  • Arab Banking Corporation (ABC Bank)
  • Arabtec Construction
  • Arabtec Holding
  • ARKAN
  • Arqaam Capital
  • Arthur Cox
  • Ashurst
  • Australia and New Zealand Banking Group
  • Aventicum
  • Bank of London and The Middle East
  • Bank of Singapore
  • Barclays
  • Barclays Capital
  • Barwa Bank
  • Blackrock Global Investors
  • BNP Paribas
  • BNY Mellon
  • Citi
  • Clearstream Banking
  • Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
  • Clifford Chance
  • Clyde & Company
  • Commercial Bank of Dubai
  • Commercial Bank of Qatar
  • Commerzbank
  • Credit Agricole CIB
  • Credit Suisse
  • Credit Suisse Private Banking
  • Crescent Petroleum
  • Damac Investment Company
  • Damac Properties
  • Dana Gas
  • Dar Al Arkan
  • Darwish Holdings
  • Deal Bridge Group
  • Dechert
  • Demiroren Holding
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Deutsche Private Bank
  • Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA)
  • Drake & Scull
  • Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority
  • Dubai Aviation City Corporation
  • Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)
  • Dubai Islamic Bank
  • Dubai Supreme Council of Energy
  • Duet Asset Management
  • E – NARA
  • EAIG
  • Economic Zones World
  • EFG Hermes
  • EKN: The Swedish Exports Credits Guarantee Board
  • Emaar
  • Emaar Properties
  • Emirates Airlines
  • Emirates Capital Limited
  • Emirates Investment Bank
  • Emirates Islamic Bank
  • Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC)
  • Emirates NBD
  • Emirates NBD Asset Management
  • Emirates Steel Industries
  • Etihad Airways
  • Etisalat
  • Euroclear
  • EY
  • F&C Asset Management
  • Faber Capital Pte Limited
  • Falcon Private Bank
  • FAS ENERGY
  • FFA Private Bank
  • Finisterre Capital
  • First Gulf Bank (FGB)
  • FirstRand Bank
  • Fitch Ratings
  • flydubai
  • Four Winds Group
  • Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Frontline Development Partners Limited
  • GDF Suez Energy International
  • Global Investment House
  • Government of Sharjah
  • Guggenheim Partners
  • Gulf Bond and Sukuk Association (GBSA)
  • Gulf Finance House
  • Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC)
  • Gulf Petrochem
  • Halk Bank
  • Halk Invest and Securities
  • Hamood Al Toqi
  • HSBC
  • ING
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
  • Invesco
  • Investcorp
  • Investment Corporation of Dubai
  • Irish Stock Exchange
  • Jumeirah Group
  • Kamco
  • KBBO
  • Kingdom Hotel Investments
  • Kipco – Kuwait Projects Company (Holding)
  • KPMG
  • Kuwait Airways
  • Kuwait Authority for Public Private Partnerships
  • Kuwait Energy Company
  • Lamprell
  • Latham & Watkins
  • Lazard Asset Management
  • Linklaters
  • Lombard Odier Asset Management
  • Macquarie Bank
  • Majid Al Futtaim Group
  • Mantrac Unatrac Group
  • Marafiq
  • Marubeni Corporation
  • Mashreq Bank
  • Mashreq Capital
  • Meeras
  • MGEC
  • Ministry of Finance Oman
  • Ministry of Investment
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG)
  • Mitsui & Co., Middle East Ltd.
  • Monitor Finance Consultancy
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Mubadala
  • Mubadala GE Capital PJSC
  • Mubadala Infrastructure Partners
  • National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD)
  • National Bonds
  • National Treasury, Kenya
  • Natixis
  • Neuberger Berman
  • Noor Bank
  • Novaar Capital Management
  • Nuqul Group
  • Nurol LLC
  • Octal
  • Omran
  • Ooredoo
  • PEPlus Capital Advisors
  • Petrofrac
  • Premier Group W.L.L
  • PwC
  • Qatar Financial Centre Authority (QFCA)
  • Qatar Insurance Company
  • Quantum Investment Bank
  • RAK Ceramics
  • Reaya Holding
  • Rothschild
  • S&P Capital IQ
  • Samba Financial Group
  • Securities and Commodities Authority
  • SEDCO
  • SEI
  • Senaat
  • Sharjah Asset Management
  • Sharjah Investment and Development Authority
  • Sharq Investment
  • Shuaa Capital
  • Simmons & Simmons
  • Sobha Engineering and Contracting LLC
  • Sobha LLC
  • Societe Generale
  • Speed Capital
  • Standard & Poor’s
  • Standard Bank
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • StratEdge Quant Investors
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC)
  • Tabreed
  • TAG Advisory
  • Taghleef Industries
  • TAV Construction
  • The National Investor (TNI)
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Tradeways
  • Trowers & Hamlins
  • Turkish Airlines
  • TVM Capital
  • UAE EXCHANGE
  • UK Export Finance
  • Union National Bank (UNB)
  • Union Properties
  • UTI International
  • Wadi Degla Holding
  • Wadi Degla Investments
  • Waha Capital
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • White Rock
  • YDA Group
  • Zahdan Group
  • Zain
  • ZonesCorp

Make sure your organisation is represented at the Middle East’s largest corporate and investment banking event.

We look forward to seeing you at the Madinat Jumeirah.

Kind regards,

South African Business Council

 

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9
Tue
Annual Inter-council Event @ New TAJ Hotel
Jun 9 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Jun
14
Sun
Joint SABCO-German-Emirates Club Event @ Dubai TBC
Jun 14 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Jun
18
Thu
Ramadan
Jun 18 @ 5:15 am – Jul 17 @ 6:15 am
Jun
30
Tue
Annual Joint Council IFTAR @ SMCCU
Jun 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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17
Fri
Eid al Fitr (Pending moon sighting)
Jul 17 @ 5:30 am – 6:30 am
Sep
23
Wed
Eid al Adha
Sep 23 @ 5:30 am – 6:30 am
Oct
2
Fri
The Official Heritage Day – UAE @ Abu Dhabi City Golf Club
Oct 2 @ 2:00 pm – 11:15 pm