Saudi Arabia Equities, Global Trade Disputes, Emerging Markets and Tesla

Gateway In The Media

Saudi Arabia Equities, Global Trade Disputes, Emerging Markets and Tesla

V. Shankar spoke on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East”, discussing the Saudi Arabia equities, global trade disputes, emerging markets and the performance of Tesla. The full clip is also available here.

Gateway Partners Mulls Saudi, U.A.E. Deals for USD757m Fund

Anil Dua and Iyad Malas spoke to Bloomberg in Dubai about the status of Gateway Fund I, which is currently c.65% deployed in 10 deals spread across emerging markets from Indonesia to Nigeria.  Iyad gave some colour on the fund terms and target returns, while Anil expanded on the investment philosophy. Read more about Gateway Fund […]

Basic is Best for Dubai-based Private Equity Group Leader, Gateway Partners

In an in-depth interview with award-winning business journalist Frank Kane, Gateway Partners CEO, V Shankar, covers a wide range of themes, including the firm’s investment philosophy. Shankar provides an overview on investment activity and insight on the firm’s history, as well as opportunities in the Saudi market and his views on the private equity sector in the Middle […]

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 […]