11.11.2009 - Bahrain keen to attract hedge funds and insurers
From Risk.net: Bahrain is keen to attract and grow the alternative asset management sector, including hedge funds, according to Sheikh Salman Isa Al Khalifa, executive director of banking operations at the Central Bank of Bahrain. Al Khalifa said the Kingdom was well placed to encourage the sector's growth, particularly for funds and managers that want access to the $1 trillion economy offered by the countries of the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC). He also said Bahrain was a good base from which to access other states in the Middle East and North Africa................................Full Article: Source