News - Allocations

2 Apr 2012
The University of Arizona’s $532m endowment fund has increased its target allocation for emerging markets equities in the fiscal year 2012 to include frontier markets
25 Mar 2012
The Flintshire County Council Clwyd pension fund in Wales has issued a tender for a frontier markets investment of £7m ($11m)
7 Mar 2012
UAE insurer Takaful Emarat has employed Riyad Capital to manage the company’s first open-ended investment fund.
1 Mar 2012
Allocations, EIIB, News, Rasmala
London-based European Islamic Investment Bank (EIIB) has bought a 35% stake in Rasmala Holdings as restructurings look set to continue
27 Feb 2012
A leading investor has told Mena FM he believes opportunities in the Mena region are at an all-time low
10 Jan 2012
Jordan and Tunisia have become members of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in anticipation of a major investment from the bank
29 Nov 2011
The University of California’s office of the treasurer of the regents is increasing its allocation to emerging and frontier market funds, including Mena, within its public equity programme
29 Nov 2011
Emirates NBD Asset Management’s Money Market Fund has exceeded $100m AUM 18 months after inception
16 Oct 2011
The BT Pension Scheme (BTPS), the UK’s largest pension fund with £36.7bn ($57.5bn) in assets, has carved out a new 5% allocation($2.82bn) to emerging market bonds
16 Oct 2011
The £2.7bn ($4.1bn) Derbyshire County Council Pension Fund has made further allocations to two emerging markets funds as it increases its allocation to growth equity markets
14 Oct 2011
Brandes Investment Partners and Glovista Investments have been awarded emergingmarket mandates by the Alexandria Firefighters and Police Officers Pension Plan, Mena FM has learned
12 Oct 2011
The State of Hawaii Employees' Retirement System (ERS) has replaced its two emerging markets managers as it continues to adjust its portfolio, Mena FM has learned