21.11.2012 - Gulf SWFs are edging out the old guard, and bringing in new expat talent
If you’re an expat private equity professional looking for a position in the Middle East, sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) continue to offer a breadth of new roles. However, as new blood is brought in, an increasing number of the old guard are being forced out. The recruitment spree by the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority in private equity is well-known – earlier this year, it announced plans to recruit 45 private equity professionals and last month brought in Colm Lanigan has head of principal investments. However, headhunters tell us that a large number of other Gulf sovereign entities are also hiring for private equity including the Qatar Investment Authority, the Emirates Investment Authority, and the Investment Corporation of Dubai..............................................Full Article: Source
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