Iyad Malas Participates in Saudi’s TOP CEO Conference

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Iyad Malas Participates in Saudi’s TOP CEO Conference

Iyad Malas participated in the 2018 TOP CEO Conference, focused on restructuring businesses in the Gulf and Middle East. Along with fellow panelists, Iyad provided insights on the keys to success for business leaders in the region. He outlined how business leaders and governments can implement new strategies to navigate challenges and take their organisations forward through corporate transformations. A full report on […]

Gateway Partners Annual Investor Forum: Aliko Dangote and Strive Masiyiwa Talk Business & Entrepreneurship in Africa

Aliko Dangote, President of the Dangote Group, and Strive Masiyiwa, Executive Chairman & Founder of the Econet Group, spoke together on a panel at Gateway Partners Investor Forum 2018 moderated by Bronwyn Nielsen, International Broadcaster and Former Editor-in-Chief of CNBC Africa.  The panel discussion centered around entrepreneurship in Africa and building businesses for the long term. The […]

V. Shankar Participates in the 2018 Global Education and Skills Forum

‘How do we prepare young people for the world of 2030 and beyond?’; this was the theme of the 2018 Global Education & Skills Forum which brought together world leaders from the public, private and social sectors to share, debate and shape new ways for education to transform our world. During the event, V. Shankar participated […]

V. Shankar Appointed to Enterprise Singapore Board

V. Shankar was one of the 18 members appointed by Singapore’s Ministry of Trade and Industry to the board of Enterprise Singapore. The new government agency has been established following the merger of Spring Singapore and IE Singapore in April 2018. The Straits Times reports. Enterprise Singapore aims to help Singapore-based companies go global. You can read […]

Africa Needs Foreign Capital

V. Shankar spoke with Forbes Africa, sharing more about Gateway Partners, investing in Africa and working with Aliko Dangote. The interview is available here.

V. Shankar Speaks at the Inaugural Milken Institute MENA Summit

Gateway Partners CEO, V. Shankar participated at the 2018 Milken Institute MENA Summit in Abu Dhabi to discuss China’s One Belt, One Road Project. During the session, “Belt and Road Initiative: China’s 21st Century Plan for Eurasia” Shankar spoke alongside Mishaal Al Gergawi, Co-Director, emerge85, Karim Al-Wadi, Board Member, Beltway Group (One Belt One Road) […]

Africa: Finding a Successful Development Model

V. Shankar participated in the SuperReturn Africa Conference in Cape Town in December 2017. As a keynote speaker, he covered topics such as the impact of global economic and geo-political developments on Africa, the role FDI and intra-Africa trade play in enabling Africa’s industrial development, sources of growth opportunities and potential development models. In addition, he […]

Surge in Foreign Fund Inflows Sets Stage for Egyptian Boom

Reuters spoke with Iyad Malas about the Egyptian market as investor sentiment gains optimism. Following this, he was quoted in an article on growing foreign fund inflows and economic growth in Egypt. The full article can be read here.

Keep an Eye on ‘BAT’ in 2018

V. Shankar co-hosted a section of Squawk Box on 29 December 2017. He touched on valuation issues and irrational exuberance in the market that can be seen through Bitcoin, Argentina and Tesla. The clip can be viewed here.

Why This Private Equity Fund Is Long On Emerging Markets

V. Shankar joined CNBC Africa in Johannesburg for their Power Lunch segment on 7 December 2017, sharing Gateway’s investment philosophy, a summary of Gateway’s Africa portfolio and insights on the south-south trade corridor. You can view the interview here.