Webinar: Jersey Finance and Trowers & Hamlins - Understanding the Sovereign and Quasi Sovereign Wealth Opportunity in the Middle East
This was a joint event with Jersey Finance and Trowers & Hamlins
The topics that were discussion in the session:
- Structures and domiciles used / invested in by GCC sovereign wealth funds, factors relevant to their choices and trends being noticed;
- The requirements of sovereign wealth investors - what are they looking for, what is important to them, what diligence elements do they focus on, their requirements of asset managers when negotiating fund investment terms and some discussion of the tax issues that come up specific to the context of sovereign asset managers; and
- The growing role of ESG in evaluation of investment opportunities, the associated commitments provided by many of the Middle East's sovereign wealth funds and what that means for the asset managers they choose.
Watch the webinar here: