The ABANA Summit @ Bloomberg L.P.

Date April 17, 2015, 8:00 am

Location Bloomberg L.P.

731 Lexington Ave, New York, NYSee Map

Please click here for information on the 2016 ABANA Summit.

 

On April 17th, The ABANA Summit @ Bloomberg L.P. will bring together 150 business leaders with a focus on the MENA region for a half-day program with discussions on the energy sector and investments into local Middle East capital markets. The Summit will conclude with a keynote interview, to be announced.

Speakers include:

  • Mona Aboelnaga Kanaan, ABANA Board President
  • Zubaid Ahmad, Vice Chairman, Institutional Clients Group, Citigroup
  • Ahmad Atwan, Managing Director, Global Infrastructure Fund, Morgan Stanley
  • Amer Bisat, Managing Director, BlackRock
  • Fadel Gheit, Managing Director, Oil & Gas Research, Oppenheimer & Co.
  • Mohammed Grimeh, Regional Head of Global Markets – Americas, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Paul Horsnell, Head, Commodities Research, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Jason Kelly, New York Bureau Chief, Bloomberg
  • Zef Lokhandwalla, Energy Markets Specialist, Bloomberg
  • Oliver Reichel, Tax Partner & Middle East Sovereign Wealth Fund Tax Leader, PwC
  • Caglar Somek, Partner & Global Portfolio Manager, Caravel Management, LLC
  • Dave Tamburelli, Head of Companies & Markets, Bloomberg

Organized by: Amer Bisat, Managing Director, BlackRock • Karim Babay, President and Chief Investment Officer, Intrinsic Value Investment Partners • Florence Eid – CEO & Chief Economist, Arabia Monitor • Mohammed Grimeh, Regional Head of Global Markets – Americas, Standard Chartered Bank • A. Sami Idliby, Managing Director, UBS • Dr. Faten Sabry, Senior Vice President & Partner, NERA Economic Consulting

The event is now full. To be added to the wait-list, please e-mail rsvp @ arabbankers.org

Friday, April 17, 2015

8 am: Registration and Breakfast

8:30 am: Welcoming remarks

  • Mona Aboelnaga Kanaan, ABANA Board President
  • Dave Tamburelli, Head of Companies & Markets, Bloomberg

Investing in MENA: Challenges & Opportunities

  • Amer Bisat, Managing Director – Emerging Markets, BlackRock
  • Caglar Somek, Partner & Global Portfolio Manager, Caravel Management, LLC
  • Mohammed Grimeh, Regional Head of Global Markets – Americas, Standard Chartered Bank

Industry Insight

  • Zef Lokhandwalla, Energy Markets Specialist, Bloomberg

Impact & Implications of the Oil Price Drop

  • Ahmad Atwan, Managing Director, Global Infrastructure Fund, Morgan Stanley
  • Fadel Gheit, Managing Director, Oil & Gas Research, Oppenheimer Funds
  • Paul Horsnell, Head, Commodities Research, Standard Chartered Bank

US Investment Interests of Middle East Investors

  • Jason Kelly, New York Bureau Chief, Bloomberg
  • Zubaid Ahmad, Vice Chairman, Institutional Clients Group, Citigroup
  • Oliver Reichel, Tax Partner & Middle East Sovereign Wealth Fund Tax Leader, PwC

12 pm: Networking

1 pm: Program Concludes

Speakers

Ahmad Atwan

Ahmad Atwan 1

Managing Director
Global Infrastructure Fund, Morgan Stanley

Caglar Somek

Partner, Chief Investment Officer
Caravel Management LLC

Fadel Gheit

Managing Director, Senior Analyst
Oppenheimer & Co.

Mohammed Grimeh

Mohammed Grimeh

Mohammed Grimeh is Deputy Global head Fixed Income at Millennium Partners, a $34 billion global multi-strategy hedge fund. Prior to Millennium, Mohammed was head of Global Markets for the Americas atMore...

Mona Aboelnaga Kanaan

Mona Aboelnaga Kanaan

Mona Aboelnaga Kanaan has been a successful serial entrepreneur and investor for over 25 years. She has a proven track record of building successful businesses by decisively defining and implementingMore...

Oliver Reichel

Tax Partner & Middle East Sovereign Wealth Fund Tax Leader
PwC

Paul Horsnell

Head of Commodities Research
Standard Chartered Bank

Zubaid Ahmad

Founder and Managing Partner
Caravanserai Partners LLC