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Bloomberg Invest Abu Dhabi to Convene Government and Business Leaders on the Future of Investment and the Global Economy

December 10, 2017

Following the success of last year’s Bloomberg Markets Most Influential Summit, Bloomberg Invest Abu Dhabi brings together financial leaders and innovators to unpack the most significant opportunities and the biggest risks facing investors navigating the global economy. This invitation-only summit confronts both regional and macro issues, from the urgent drive to create greater economic diversification to rapidly changing capital markets and how technology continues to disrupt the financial landscape.

“We are pleased to have been able to continue to work closely with Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) to bring the latest Bloomberg Invest conference to the UAE. This global series of events engages the smartest people in finance, economics and markets to help professional investors make profitable decisions, and we look forward to bringing the conversation to the Middle East at a time when we are expanding our dedicated regional media platforms,” says Justin B. Smith, CEO, Bloomberg Media.

Taking place at the Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi on Al Maryah Island today, the invitation-only event, proudly sponsored by Standard Chartered and Mubadala Investment Company, focuses on a range of regional and global issues, including the impact of geopolitical instability on private equity and capital markets, investing in the culture of entrepreneurship, cultivating a creative economy and the future of sovereign wealth.

Speakers include:

H.E. Eng. Suhail Mohamed Faraj Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy, United Arab Emirates
H.E. Noura Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, United Arab Emirates
H.E. Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh, Chairman, Abu Dhabi Global Market
Waleed Al Mokarrab Al Muhairi, Deputy Group CEO & CEO Alternative Investments & Infrastructure, Mubadala
Alain Dib, COO, Waha Capital
Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, CEO, Masdar
Faisal Al Bannai, CEO, DarkMatter

Bloomberg Invest Abu Dhabi features market leaders and top business executives driving regional and global financial decisions. I am confident that this, coupled with Bloomberg’s data and editorial insight, will leave attendees with a deep understanding of the opportunities and challenges facing them in 2018,” said Riad Hamade, Middle East and Africa Executive Editor, Bloomberg.

The day’s discussions will be led by several of the region’s senior Bloomberg editorial team including: Riad Hamade, Managing Editor, Middle East and North Africa; Claudia Maedler, Gulf Bureau Chief; Tracy Alloway, Markets Executive Editor; Jason Kelly, New York Bureau Chief and Executive Editor for Global Television; Erik Schatzker, Bloomberg Television; Anthony Dipaola, Middle East Energy Correspondent, and Matthew Martin, Middle East Finance Reporter.

Speakers at last year’s summit included H.E. Eng. Suhail Mohamed Faraj Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy, United Arab Emirates, H.E. Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh, Chairman, Abu Dhabi Global Market, Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, Minister for Petroleum, Nigeria, Arif Masood Naqvi, Founder and Group Chief Executive, The Abrajj Group, and H.E. Mohamed Ali Rashed Alabbar, Executive Chairman, Emaar Properties.

For media enquiries, please contact:

Noora Abul
Corporate Communications, Bloomberg L.P.
+971 (0)4 3641073

Aashti Bawa
FTI Consulting
+971 (0)4 437 2103

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