Established in 1817, BMO Financial Group is a highly diversified financial services provider. With total assets of C$728 billion as of October 31, 2018 and a team of diverse and highly engaged employees, BMO provides a broad range of retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers and conducts business through three operating groups: Personal and Commercial Banking, Wealth Management and BMO Capital Markets.
Our representative office in Abu Dhabi opened in 2012. Housing representatives from BMO Capital Markets and BMO Global Asset Management teams, we can now serve the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa more fully.
For more than 30 years, Murex has been providing enterprise-wide, cross-asset financial technology solutions to capital markets players. Its cross-function platform, MX.3, supports trading, treasury, risk and post-trade operations, enabling clients to better meet regulatory requirements, manage enterprise-wide risk, and control IT costs. With more than 50,000 daily users in 60 countries, Murex has clients in many sectors, from banking and asset management to energy and commodities.
Murex is an independent company with over 2,000 employees across 17 countries. Murex is committed to providing cutting-edge technology, superior customer service, and unique product innovation.
FactSet (NYSE:FDS | NASDAQ:FDS) delivers superior analytics, service, content, and technology to help more than 66,000 users see and seize opportunity sooner. We are committed to giving investment professionals the edge to outperform, with fresh perspectives, informed insights, and the industry-leading support of our dedicated specialists. We're proud to have been recognized with multiple awards for our analytical and data-driven solutions and as one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom and France. Subscribe to our thought leadership blog to get fresh insight delivered daily at insight.factset.com. Learn more at www.factset.com and follow on Twitter.
Columbia Threadneedle Investments is a leading global asset manager. We know investors want strong and repeatable risk-adjusted returns and we aim to deliver this through an active and consistent investment approach that is team-based, risk-aware and performance-driven.
Better insights Our talented investment teams around the world work together to generate richer insights on global, regional and local investment landscapes.
Better decisions The ability to exchange and debate investment ideas in a collaborative environment enriches our teams' investment processes and results in better informed decisions for our clients.
Better outcomes With a broad range of investment strategies and solutions we are committed to first class client service and investment excellence.
Gulf Bond and Sukuk Association
The Gulf Bond and Sukuk Association (GBSA) is the UAE-based non-profit membership organisation that speaks with a single harmonized voice for the region’s debt capital market.
GBSA’s members include issuers, investors, asset managers, banks, ratings agencies, legal firms and service providers.
Founded in 2010, GBSA leads the development of the market by forging consensus, advocating on behalf of our industry and promoting the region globally. GBSA members distinguish themselves as leaders and enjoy access to our network, events and services to keep ahead of the curve. Learn about GBSA at www.gulfbondsukuk.org and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.
Breaking new ground
With deep roots in Baden-Württemberg, LBBW is also present in 17 economic hubs worldwide. As an institution under public law, LBBW is owned by the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg, the Savings Bank Association and the City of Stuttgart.
LBBW provides its services as a mid-sized universal bank to companies, retail and institutional customers and savings banks. Sustainability is an integral part of LBBW's strategy with the aim of cultivating a growing market for "green" investments.
Having total assets worth EUR 238 billion and over 10,000 employees makes LBBW one of the largest banks in Germany.
Principal Global Investors is a truly global investment management business providing a single point of access to a family of world-class investment boutiques. The independent knowledge of our boutiques allows us to offer a range of funds in both developed and emerging markets across the asset class spectrum. Our diverse range of asset managers with distinct investment specialties is available to family offices, wealth managers, intermediaries, and institutional investors. Today, we manage $447.7 billion of asset (as of 30 September 2018) on behalf of a broad range of investors from all over the world.
Citi is present in 25 markets in the Middle East and Africa region and its services include Corporate & Investment Banking, Capital Markets, Markets and Securities Services, Transactions Services, Private Banking and Islamic Banking. Citi also offers Consumer Banking services in UAE and Bahrain.
Citi's Markets and Securities Services business provides financial products and services as diverse as the needs of the thousands of corporations, institutions, governments and investors that Citi serves. The breadth, depth and strength of Citi's sales and trading, distribution and research capabilities span a broad range of asset classes, currencies, sectors and products, including equities, commodities, credit, futures, foreign exchange (FX), emerging markets, G10 rates, municipals, prime finance and securitized markets.
About Mubadala Investment Company Mubadala Investment Company actively manages a worldwide portfolio supporting the vision of a globally integrated and diversified economy, through sustainable returns to its shareholder, the Government of Abu Dhabi. In March 2018, Abu Dhabi Investment Council (ADIC) joined the Group. Mubadala’s US $225 billion (AED 830 bn dirham) portfolio spans five continents with interests in aerospace, ICT, semiconductors, metals and mining, renewable energy, oil and gas, petrochemicals, utilities, healthcare, real estate, defense services, pharmaceuticals and medical technology, agribusiness and a global portfolio of financial holdings. Mubadala is a trusted partner, an engaged shareholder and a responsible global company that is committed to ethics and world-class standards. For more information about Mubadala, please visit: www.mubadala.com
International Broadcast Partner
Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company’s strength – delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately – is at the core of the Bloomberg Terminal. Bloomberg’s enterprise solutions build on the company’s core strength: leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively.
Refinitiv, formerly the Financial & Risk business of Thomson Reuters, is one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure. Serving more than 40,000 institutions in over 190 countries, we provide information, insights, and technology that drive innovation and performance in global markets. Our 160-year Reuters heritage of integrity enables customers to make critical decisions with confidence, while our unique open platform, best-in-class data, and cutting-edge technology bring greater opportunity to our customers. By advancing our customers, we drive progress for the entire financial community.
Official Airline Partner
Etihad Aviation Group, a diversified global aviation and travel company, is considered to be one of the world’s most acclaimed aviation brands. Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE and a division of the group, was formed in 2003 and quickly went on to become one of the world’s leading airlines. Etihad Airways flies to over 80 destinations with a fleet of 103 Airbus and Boeing aircraft, and carried 682,100 tonnes of cargo in 2018. In recent years, the organisation has received numerous awards for its superior service and products, cargo offering, loyalty programme, aviation training and Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) service.
Official Aviation Partner
Abu Dhabi Aviation is the largest commercial helicopter operator in the Middle East, operating 51 helicopters and 4 fixed-wing DHC-8 aircraft since inception in 2003, ADA has exceeded 1,000,000 flight hours in helicopters and 55,000 hours in fixed wing aircraft.
The company employs over 1000 personnel, with the bulk of the company's business activity in support of the Offshore Oil, Fire Fighting support in Europe, Emergency medical Services (HEMS), Seismic, Engineering and construction industries. Other business activities include survey, photography and charter.
Abu Dhabi Global Market (“ADGM”), an international financial centre located in the capital city of the United Arab Emirates, opened for business on 21 October 2015. Established by a UAE Federal Decree, ADGM augments Abu Dhabi’s position as a global business and financial hub, connecting the Middle East, Africa and South Asia and the rest of the world.
Comprising three independent authorities: ADGM Courts, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority and the Registration Authority, ADGM governs Al Maryah Island as the designated financial free zone, enabling financial entities and firms to succeed within an international regulatory framework based on Common Law.