Dubai, 24 March 2009 – Deutsche Bank convened today its first Middle East North Africa equity conference. The event brought together senior managers from 20 regional companies and 100 institutional fund managers from across the region and the world.
The two-day conference held in Dubai, included businesses from the banking, real estate, telecom, consumer goods, infrastructure and industrial sectors. Participating companies were Sorouh, the Dubai Financial Market, KIPCO, SABB, Mobili, among others.
Ahmed Beydoun, Head of Equities for the Middle East and North Africa at Deutsche Bank, said “We are extremely pleased with the feedback and level of participation that we have received, and we are glad to have been able to provide a successful forum through which investors can gain a better and deeper understanding of some of the leading regional companies through direct interaction with their senior management.”
Pascal Moura, Head of Emerging Markets Research at Deutsche Bank, said “The conference provides an invaluable window for analysts onto regional blue chip companies and leading players, and gives participants access to Deutsche Bank’s regional equity and economic research and analysts.”
Deutsche Bank has increased over the last few months the size of its equity research team in the region and its scope of coverage, with plans underway to cover all GCC markets in the near future.
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