Arab IPO Summit: Regional financial bodies to discuss capital growth strategies

Published March 12th, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
The Arab IPO summit will host over 150 participants from leading regional businesses, stock exchanges, banks and regulatory bodies. (Shutterstock)
The Arab IPO summit will host over 150 participants from leading regional businesses, stock exchanges, banks and regulatory bodies. (Shutterstock)

UMS Conferences, organizers of the upcoming second Arab IPO Summit, on Saturday announced its strategic partners for the summit which include leading exchanges like the London Stock Exchange, Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, Palestine Exchange, Muscat Securities Market, The Egyptian Exchange and Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority.

The Arab IPO Summit, to be held on March 14-15 at Sheraton Creek Hotel in Dubai, will see participation of capital market authorities, financial exchanges, regional companies and banks will highlight the critical aspects for the implementation of successful IPO (Initial Public Offerings).

The 2nd Arab IPO summit will focus primarily on how the companies in the region can grow their capital and enhance their financial value through IPOs. Discussions from leading issuers, stock exchanges, investment banks and corporates will highlight key macro-economic developments and their impact on markets. The summit will also serve as a high-level thought leadership platform to exchange information and insights on implementing a successful IPO and provide guidance on financial policies and regulations governing capital raising activities. The event will also explore possible diversification strategies and include detailed discussions on improving the regional markets’ liquidity.

Sponsored by Aon, the Arab IPO summit will host over 150 participants from leading regional businesses, stock exchanges, banks and regulatory bodies.

The Arab IPO Summit will feature panel sessions from eminent industry experts such as Rashid Al Mansouri, CEO of Qatar Stock Exchange; Nikhil Rathi, CEO of London Stock Exchange; Ahmed Aweidah, CEO of Palestine Exchange; Yarub Awadh Albadi, Head of IPO Unit at Capital Market Authority KSA; Ahmed Saleh Al Marhoon, Director General of Muscat Securities Market and Abdul Aziz Emadi, Listing Director at Qatar Stock Exchange.

Founded in 2015, UMS Conferences possesses an extensive portfolio of industry-leading and stimulating summits, conferences, awards and expos around the world. Known for building platforms which create value and deliver an unmatched delegate experience, UMS events offer premium branding as well as networking opportunities for partners.

With flagship events like the UAE India Economic Forum, Arab IPO Summit, CDO Conclave, SME Banking Egypt and New Age Banking Summit, our events attract high-caliber delegates, speakers and partners who value the knowledge that the events offer. Aligning with our events is a powerful way for companies to engage with high profile audiences and reinforce their expertise and credibility.


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