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Abhishek Sharma, Foundation Holdings

Gulf states experience growing pains as region transforms

The Gulf states and the family run businesses, where much of the region’s wealth is concentrated, are confronting similar challenges as both face up to an era of change

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Oil price fluctuations hampering GCC reforms

The oil-rich states of the Gulf Cooperation Council may talk about the need to diversify their economies and open themselves up to foreign investment, but any pick-up in the oil price seems to go hand in hand with reforms being put on the back burner

Karim El Solh, Gulf Capital

Why there is more to the Gulf than oil

Karim EL Solh, CEO of Gulf Capital, talks to Yuri Bender about the impact of low oil prices on the GCC and why private equity may be the best investment route into the region

Nick Wilson, Qatar Investment Fund

Does Africa or the Gulf burn brightest?

Nick Wilson of the Qatar Investment Fund and IOTA’s Jean-Charles Charki debate whether Africa or the Gulf states offer greater opportunities to investors

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