Qatar First Investment Bank (QFIB) today announced it will sponsor the 7th Annual Private Equity International (PEI) Middle East Forum 2011, opening April 11th at the Emirates Towers Hotel in Dubai, UAE. A delegation of senior members of QFIB’s investment team will attend the many panel discussions and plenary sessions at this year’s Forum.
“For the second year in a row, QFIB is proud to sponsor this prestigious forum in which leading PE firms in the region participate in. This forum provides a platform to share ideas and discuss the latest developments in Private equity industry. We aim through our participation to highlight the role PE firms can play in developing SME’s.” said QFIB CEO Emad Mansour.
Mr. Mansour will be participating in a panel discussion along with senior executives from the Dubai School of Government, Saffar Capital and Riyada Enterprise Development, examining strategies for nurturing entrepreneurial opportunity, creating a macro environment for growth and hands-on approaches to mentoring entrepreneurs.
PEI Media, the leading financial information group dedicated to alternative assets globally, hosts the prestigious PEI forum each year which features over 300 of the biggest names in international and regional private equity. Under the banner of How Private Equity will Drive Growth in a Post-Crisis MENA, this year’s forum will examine in detail the role of private equity and map the investment opportunity in this dynamic market as it recovers from some of the excesses of the previous cycle.