September 28, 2021

The Rasmala Group announces senior leadership changes to implement its new strategic plan

Zak Hydari steps down as Chief Executive and becomes new Chairman Eric Swats takes over as Chief Executive Additional changes to senior management team to support […]
October 12, 2020

Rasmala Acquires Prime Biomedical Laboratory in the Netherlands

Rasmala acquired 72,000 sq. ft asset located in Leiden Bio Science park through Rasmala European Real Estate Income Fund Transaction is part of Rasmala strategy to […]
May 5, 2020

Helping on the road to Recovery – How financial institutions outside the banking sector can help with the recovery post Covid-19

Zak Hydari, Chief Executive of Rasmala, examines how financial institutions beyond the banking sector can help recovery in a post-COVID-19 world. Supporting SMEs which contribute around […]
March 25, 2020

Rasmala Update – Covid-19 – Message from our CEO

  Dear Clients & Friends, I hope this message finds you and your family safe and healthy. We wanted to share with you our efforts related […]
March 9, 2020

Rasmala Acquires Research and Development Facility in the United States for USD 61 million

    Acquired by Rasmala North American Real Estate Income Fund Rasmala plans to deploy $1 billion in North America Dubai, March 9, 2020: Rasmala Investment […]
January 21, 2020

Oman Passes the Succession Test with Flying Colors

    Lead Author Ali Taqi, CFA Head of Equities   Within a few hours, Oman passed the succession test and blew away all risks and […]
December 4, 2019

Rasmala sells major logistics facilities in Germany for $155 million

Dubai, 4 Dec 2019: Rasmala Investment Bank Limited (‘RIBL’) a leading alternative investment manager, today announced the sale of two Amazon logistics assets in Dortmund, Germany […]
November 11, 2019

Market Commentary – Saudi Arabian Oil Company – IPO

  Saudi Aramco in a Nutshell Saudi Aramco is the largest oil producer in the world with a production capacity of over 12 million barrels of […]
May 20, 2019

Makaseb Real Estate Investments Launched by Ajman Bank in Collaboration with Rasmala Investment Bank Limited

Dubai, 20 May 2019: Ajman Bank, in collaboration with Rasmala Investment Bank Limited (‘Rasmala’), a leading alternative investment manager, has announced the launch of Makaseb Real […]
March 27, 2019

Rasmala’s UK property fund crosses $70mn

By Citywire Middle East Investing in UK long income assets across the residential, commercial and social sectors is proving to be a perfect blend for Rasmala […]
February 26, 2019

Results of the tender offer

Further to the announcement made by Rasmala on 28 January 2019 in relation to the tender offer for 20% of shares (the “Tender Offer”), the Company […]
January 28, 2019

Rasmala Holdings Limited – Extension of Tender Offer

Rasmala Holdings Limited (Registered in the British Virgin Islands with registered number 1997633) The Company announces an extension of its Tender Offer to buy back up […]
January 10, 2019

Rasmala sells Egypt Asset Management Business

London, Dubai and Cairo, 08 January 2019: Rasmala Holdings (“Rasmala” or the “Group”), an independent alternative investment group, announced that it has agreed to sell 100% […]
December 18, 2018

8468K – Rasmala PLC Scheme Effective and AIM Cancellation

On 16 November 2018, Rasmala plc (“Old Rasmala”), the current parent company of the Group, announced details of proposals to cancel the admission of its shares […]
November 20, 2018

No-6748H-Recommended Proposals for: cancellation of admission to trading on AIM; introduction of a new parent company by means of a scheme of arrangement; and tender offer to buy back up to 20 per cent. of issued shares at 150p per share

15 November 2018 Introduction Rasmala plc (“Old Rasmala”), the current parent company of the Group, today announces details of proposals to cancel the admission of its […]
November 20, 2018

Shareholder Communications: Scheme of arrangement and tender offer

Please click on AIM rule 26 to view all shareholder communications and download the below documents: 1. Scheme Circular 2. Tender Offer Circular 3. Court Meeting […]
October 21, 2018

“Will be adding Saudi exposure to portfolio” Says Doug Bitcon Head of Credit Strategies at Rasmala

Doug Bitcon Head of Credit Strategies at Rasmala talks about the simmering tensions between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia over a missing journalist and the implications […]
August 7, 2018

FRAUD ALERT – Beware of Cloning Scam and Fraudulent Websites

      Tuesday 7 August 2018 Rasmala Investment Bank Limited. (RIBL) is aware of the existence of certain entities or persons that are conducting a […]
July 29, 2018

2H2018 Real Estate Market Update – The hunt for yields continues

• Strong flows into European commercial property shows no signs of slowing • Potential for yields to sharpen further over the second half of 2018 The […]
July 26, 2018

Saudi Banks, Health-Care, Education Stocks Favored, Rasmala’s Taqi Says

Ali Taqi, talks about Saudi stocks, he speaks with Yousef Gamal El-Din and Manus Cranny on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East.” Watch the full interview here
June 4, 2018

Repatriation of Abu Dhabi asset management mandates could trigger transformation in Gulf financial services industry: Rasmala

Even relatively limited mandates for regional asset managers could ‘supercharge’ Gulf fund management sector London and Dubai, 4 June 2018: The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA)’s […]
June 1, 2018

No-0799Q-Results of the year ended 31 December 2017 – Rasmala PLC

Rasmala plc  Results for the year ended 31 December 2017   The Board of Rasmala plc (“Rasmala”, the “Group” or the “Company”) announces its audited results […]
March 28, 2018

Rasmala Trade Finance Fund crosses $250 million

Press Release Rasmala Trade Finance Fund has invested in 876 transactions totalling $491m across 31 countries Institutional investor interest accelerates in search of uncorrelated returns Investors […]
January 22, 2018

Rasmala acquires major logistics facilities in Germany for $185 million

Press Release Rasmala confirms plans to deploy $1 billion into logistics assets remain on track Warehousing facilities for e-commerce platforms, a major focus for its commercial […]
November 21, 2017

No-1413X-Result of Tender Offer

Rasmala plc (“Rasmala” or the “Company”) Result of Tender Offer Further to the announcement made by Rasmala on 16 October 2017 in relation to the tender […]
October 16, 2017

No.7189T-Change of Registered Office Address

Rasmala plc (“Rasmala” or “the Company”) Change of Registered Office Address   The Company announces that its registered office address has changed to 6th Floor, 65 Gresham […]
October 16, 2017

No.6881T-Tender offer and publication of circular

Rasmala plc (“Rasmala” or the “Company”) Tender Offer for up to £35 million and publication of circular Further to the Company’s announcement of 26 May 2017, […]
October 1, 2017

Rasmala warns against website and social media account

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 01 October 2017: Rasmala Investment Bank Limited (‘RIBL’), the asset management subsidiary of Rasmala plc (‘Rasmala’), would like to alert its clients […]
September 28, 2017

No.0826S-Change of Registered Office

RNS Number : 0826S Rasmala PLC 28 September 2017 Rasmala plc (“Rasmala” or “the Company”) Change of Registered Office Address The Company announces that its registered […]
August 9, 2017

Rasmala’s Global Sukuk Fund earns Five-Star Morningstar Rating

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 9 August 2017: Rasmala Investment Bank Limited (‘RIBL’), the asset management and investment banking subsidiary of Rasmala Plc (‘Rasmala’), has announced that […]
July 25, 2017

Rasmala boosts senior team at asset management subsidiary

Press Release Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25 July 2017: Rasmala Investment Bank Limited (‘RIBL’), the asset management and investment banking subsidiary of Rasmala Plc (‘Rasmala’), has […]
July 11, 2017

Ali Taqi, Head of Equities touches upon the Saudi economy on “Bloomberg Markets: Middle East.”

11 July 2017 In this video, Ali briefly discusses the Saudi economy and highlights his continued excitement about the healthcare sector across the GCC. To watch […]
June 5, 2017

Doug Bitcon, Head of Credit Strategies at Rasmala discusses the debt markets on Bloomberg TV.

The GCC debt market is well performing despite the period of Ramadan as this year Ramadan started before the summer holidays. Doug also commented on the […]
May 26, 2017

No.4201G – Posting of notice of Annual General Meeting

RNS Number : 4201G Rasmala PLC 26 May 2017 Rasmala plc (“Rasmala” or “the Company”) Posting of notice of Annual General Meeting Rasmala announces that it […]
May 3, 2017

Rasmala acquires 48 warehouses in Dubai Investments Park for US$ 63 million

Acquisition of 500,000 sq. ft. (BUA) of warehouse space in Dubai Investments Park Rasmala recently acquired 72 warehouses in DIP for US$ 81 million Rasmala targeting […]
April 28, 2017

No.6203D – Results of the year ended 31 December 2016 – Rasmala PLC

Rasmala plc Results for the year ended 31 December 2016 The Board of Rasmala plc (“Rasmala”, the “Group” or the “Company”) announces its audited results for […]
April 17, 2017

Rasmala Newsletter – Brexit: what’s next for the real estate sector

We are pleased to present to you our second investment 2017 newsletter. In this issue, we give our views on the GCC Fixed Income markets and […]
April 3, 2017

KAMCO and Rasmala acquire Amazon’s largest UK distribution warehouse

Press Release London and Dubai, April 3 2017: KAMCO Investment Company and Rasmala have acquired Amazon UK Services Ltd.’s largest distribution warehouse for approximately GBP61 million, […]
April 2, 2017

رسملة و كامكو تستحوذان على أكبر مستودع تخزيني لـ أمازون في المملكة المتحدة

لتحقيق عائد نقدي مستهدف يبلغ 6.50٪ سنوياً   رسملة” و”كامكو” تستحوذان على أكبر مستودع تخزيني لـ “أمازون” في المملكة المتحدة” صرخوه: خطوة جديدة تضاف الى سلسلة […]
March 28, 2017

Ali Taqi, Head of Equities at Rasmala discusses the Kuwait Bourse and the Kuwait stock market seeking to attract foreign investment on Bloomberg TV

Tuesday 28 March 2017 Ali Taqi, Head of Equities at Rasmala discusses the Kuwait Bourse and the Kuwait stock market seeking to attract foreign investment on […]
February 26, 2017

Rasmala sponsors the Middle East Investment Conference

Thursday 23 February 2017 Rasmala was the lead exhibitor at this year’s CFA Middle East Investment Conference. The event was hosted by the CFA Society and […]
February 26, 2017

What to expect in 2017? Opportunities and Challenges

We are pleased to present to you our first investment 2017 newsletter. We see a number of opportunities to achieve strong risk-adjusted returns across a broad […]
February 22, 2017

Rasmala Talks

Rasmala Talks  Tuesday 21 February 2017 Rasmala has hosted last Tuesday a successful client event: An inspirational and motivational talk for its key clients and prospects. […]
February 22, 2017

Rasmala set to launch AED 1 billion real estate fund in 2017

Wednesday 22 February 2017  Zak Hydari was recently quoted in an Al Bayan article. The article reports that Rasmala is planning to launch a AED 1 […]
February 9, 2017

Rasmala completed the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay 2017

Thursday 9 February 2017 Congratulations to Rasmala team who took on and completed the race yesterday night.  Outrunning more than 75 other teams, Rasmala took the […]
February 5, 2017

Rasmala wins Shari’a Fixed Income Fund of the Year Award at the MENA Fund Manager Performance Awards 2017

Press Release  London and Dubai, 5 February 2017: Rasmala, the independent investment management group, was announced a winner at this year’s MENA Fund Manager Performance Awards. […]
January 25, 2017

CEO Letter: New year, new opportunities

2016 was marked by a number of geopolitical developments that continued to contribute to a sustained period of market volatility. In particular, Brexit and the US […]
January 3, 2017

Rasmala acquires a controlling stake in UK-based corporate serviced apartments company

The transaction is part of Rasmala’s strategy to expand its real estate investment portfolio and grow the Group’s AUMs  London and Dubai, 3 January 2017: Rasmala […]
November 24, 2016

H.H. Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi and H.E. Abdallah Yahya Al-Mouallimi, Chairman of Rasmala discuss ways of strengthening co-operation

Thursday 24 November 2016 H.H. Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of Ajman Municipality and Vice Chairman of Ajman Bank, met with H.E. Abdallah Y. […]
November 17, 2016

“We don’t expect the Trump victory to impact our short term investment plans, but investors in this region will want urgent clarification on the president-elect’s economic and foreign policy” said Zak Hydari to The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal Undeterred, Gulf Investors Look to Trump-Led U.S. By NICOLAS PARASIE DUBAI—Khalaf Al Habtoor, a billionaire businessman in the United Arab Emirates, warned […]
October 30, 2016

رسملة تفوز بجائزة أفضل مدير أصول في الإمارات

  خبر صحفي اكتوبر 2016  خلال حفل توزيع جوائز جلوبال انفستور  دبي، الإمارات العربية المتحدة: حصدت “رسملة”، المجموعة المستقلة المتخصصة بإدارة الاستثمارات، جائزة أفضل مدير أصول […]
October 30, 2016

Rasmala Wins UAE Asset Manager of the Year Award

PRESS RELEASE London and Dubai, 27 October 2016: Rasmala, the independent investment management group, has been named UAE Asset Manager of the Year at the annual […]
October 23, 2016

Rasmala provides Shari’a compliant financing facility to DiamondCorp plc

London-Dubai, 20 September 2016 DiamondCorp plc, a Southern Africa focused diamond mine development and exploration company, announced that it has entered into a Shari’a compliant secured […]
October 5, 2016

“We expect an abundance of primary-market issuance from the Middle East,” said Doug Bitcon to Bloomberg

Bloomberg  JPMorgan Challenges HSBC for GCC Bond Crown as Sales Set Record By Arif Sharif  October 5, 2016 British bank’s nine-year streak at top may be […]
September 20, 2016

Rasmala Group’s assets under management (AUM) stood at $1.1bn

Daily News Egypt Monday 19 September 2016               Rasmala CEO Zak Hydari, was recently interviewed by Daily News Egypt. In the article, […]
September 18, 2016

Deal Completion: Dubai Investments Park Warehouses – Tranche 1

Sunday 18 September 2016  Rasmala has recently completed the successful acquisition of 72 warehouses in Dubai covering nearly 600,000 sq.ft. for approximately AED 300 million in partnership with […]
September 5, 2016

FWU رسملة تغلق الإصدار الثالث لبرنامج صكوك ”سلام3” لصالح مجموعة التأمين

 2016-05-09 “رسملة” تغلق الإصدار الثالث لبرنامج صكوك “سلام 3” لصالح مجموعة التأمين FWU الإصدار الثالث والاخير يُغلق بنجاح بقيمة 28.4 مليون دولار الصفقة تُمثل إصداراً مدعوماً […]
September 5, 2016

Rasmala closes third series of the Salam III Limited Sukuk programme for insurance group FWU

 Press Release Third and final series has successfully closed at US$28.4 million. Transaction represents innovative sukuk issuance by a rated European entity London and Dubai, 5 […]
August 28, 2016

Rasmala completes acquisition of 72 warehouses in Dubai Investments Park for approximately AED 300 million

Press Release The site has a total built-up area (BUA) of nearly 600,000 sq. ft. The investment offers a yield of over 10% per annum The […]
August 28, 2016

“رسملة” تستكمل الاستحواذ على 72 مستودعاً في “مُجمع دبي للاستثمار” مقابل نحو 300 مليون درهم إماراتي

خبــر صحفـــي الموقع يمتد على مساحة إجمالية تقارب 600 ألف قدم مربع عائدات استثمارية سنوية تفوق %10 الشركة تعتزم استثمار مليار درهم إضافي في القطاع العقاري خلال الأشهر الـ 12 المقبلة  […]
July 21, 2016

Brexit: What’s next? UK & European Real Estate Investment Outlook

Financial markets have entered a period of volatility following the UK’s decision to leave the European Union. Political and economic uncertainty has led not only to […]
June 26, 2016

“Gulf investors are not primarily motivated by access to the EU market or labor force. Instead they invest in the U.K. because it is a large dynamic and open economy and that is unlikely to change as a result of this referendum” said Zak Hydari to Wall Street Journal

Persian Gulf to Continue Investing in UK After Brexit   Investors view market reaction to Brexit vote as a buying opportunity By Nicolas Parasie     […]
June 22, 2016

“It is not a secret that the U.A.E. is over banked and there needs to be some consolidation” said Doug Bitcon, to Bloomberg

Bloomberg – Abu Dhabi’s Megabank Deal Poised to Shatter Mideast M&A Records June 21, 2016 Abu Dhabi’s planned combination of two of its largest banks could […]
June 20, 2016

No.7475B – Result of AGM – Rasmala PLC

Rasmala plc (“Rasmala” or the “Company”) Result of AGM Rasmala announces that at the Company’s Annual General Meeting, which took place earlier today, all resolutions set […]
June 8, 2016

“Etisalat’s strengths has been more of a global trend that’s has seen investment favoring industries, moreover allowing foreign ownership and MSCI inclusion has also supported the name.” said Marwan Haddad to Al Arabiya

Marwan Haddad, Potfolio Manager, MENA Equities at Rasmala was today on Al Arabiya providing insights and opinion.  In today’s episode of “Al Arabia Markets”, Marwan talked […]
June 7, 2016

“Oil prices are driving markets, outlook would be mixed as there won’t be much action” said Muhammad Shabbir to Gulf News

Gulf News Oil and shares rise as Fed holds off rate hike June 7, 2016 The Abu Dhabi index rose nearly 0.5 per cent, while Saudi’s […]
May 27, 2016

Rasmala Announces AGM

Notice of Annual General Meeting 2016 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the 2016 Annual General Meeting of Rasmala plc (the “Company”) will be held at Milton […]
May 27, 2016

No.4739Z – Notice of AGM and board changes – Rasmala PLC

Rasmala plc (“Rasmala” or the “Company”) Notice of AGM and board changes Notice of AGM The Company announces that it has posted to shareholders a Notice […]
May 16, 2016

Rasmala acquires AbbVie office building in the UK

 Rasmala acquires property in Berkshire,  for GBP24.5 million The Group expects to acquire additional assets in 2016  London and Dubai, 16 May 2016: Rasmala (‘Rasmala’ or […]
April 27, 2016

Rasmala Announces Full Year 2015 Results

PRESS RELEASE   Strong performance of Rasmala flagship funds Expansion of real estate investment and advisory capabilities Completion of Group rebrand to Rasmala   London and […]
April 27, 2016

No.4320W – Results for the year ended 31 December 2015 – Rasmala PLC

The Board of Rasmala plc (“Rasmala”, the “Group” or the “Company”) announces its audited results for the year ended 31 December 2015. Click to Download PDF […]
April 26, 2016

Saudi Stocks Jump as Prince Says Vision Won’t Need High Spending – “Overall it’s encouraging that they’re ahead of the market, taking action and announcing its plan to the general public,” said Muhammad Shabbir to Bloomberg

Bloomberg Saudi Stocks Jump as Prince Says Vision Won’t Need High Spending Dana El Baltaji DEBaltaji April 25, 2016  Saudi Arabia Prepares for a Post-Oil Economy Kingdom […]
April 14, 2016

Rasmala Palestine Equity Fund / Letter to the Shareholders – Dividend Distribution

        Dr. Mohammad Mustafa Chairman of the Board, Rasmala Palestine Equity Fund   As we approach our 5th anniversary in May, 2016 we […]
April 13, 2016

Rasmala US Leasing Fund 2: Supporting Diversification

  Eric Swats, Head of Asset Management at Rasmala describes the remit and opportunities of Rasmala’s US Leasing Fund 2 and the trend for GCC investors […]
January 28, 2016

Rasmala standing tall in challenging market conditions – CEO Letter

                    Zak Hydari  Group Chief Executive,  Rasmala plc At the start of the year any hopes investors had […]
January 27, 2016

Rasmala winner of Best Global Sukuk Fund & Outstanding Performance & Innovation for the Rasmala Trade Finance Fund by MENA Fund Manager

From left to right: Chandru Bhatia, Portfolio Manager, Rasmala. Rob Langston, Editor, MENA Fund Manager Dubai, Wednesday 27 January 2016: Rasmala has received the awards of Best […]
October 6, 2015

EIIB-Rasmala expands real estate investment business, acquires property in UK

Real Estate business line further broadens Group’s alternative investment product offering Group also announces property acquisition in North East England as part of broader plan to invest […]
August 31, 2015

EIIB-Rasmala Announces First Closing of Rasmala Leasing Fund 2

Offers investors Sharia’a-compliant investment exposure to US equipment leasing market Targets IRR of 6% – 7% along with regular quarterly cash distributions Dubai, August 31, 2015: […]
November 17, 2014

EIIB-Rasmala Announces Full Acquisition of Egyptian Asset Management Business

November 17, 2014 Increases EIIB-Rasmala’s shareholding in Rasmala Egypt Asset Management from 51% to 100% Allows the firm to further consolidate its asset management business London […]
November 3, 2014

EIIB-Rasmala Embarks On Expansion Drive

Expects to launch a further series of innovative, alternative fund products in early 2015 Considering strategic development opportunities across the region Dubai, November 3, 2014: EIIB-Rasmala […]
November 19, 2013

EIIB-Rasmala Expands Islamic Funds Offering

Dubai, November 19, 2013 New fund launched in response to increasing demand from investors for more diverse Sharia compliant investment products EIIB-Rasmala, a leading investment banking […]
October 30, 2013

EIIB-Rasmala to target $2bn of Islamic capital from global investors and clients

EIIB-Rasmala to offer a broader range of new investment funds, sukuk and Islamic finance solutions to meet growing client demand 30% of target expected to be […]
April 2, 2012

EIIB expands asset management at Rasmala

Rasmala to launch series of new products starting with Rasmala Global Sukuk Fund London and Dubai, April 2, 2012 European Islamic Investment Bank plc (“EIIB”) has […]
June 1, 2021

The Rasmala Group acquires supermarket asset in Manchester as part of broader investment programme

Rasmala acquires Tesco supermarket asset for GBP28.6m (US$40m) Acquisition part of GBP1 billion (US$1.4 billion) UK investment programme Focus on logistics, living strategies, healthcare and life […]
September 28, 2020

Rasmala, Kamco Invest sell major UK logistics facility

Property exited amidst Covid-19 pandemic highlights the resilience for top-end logistics facilities Property sold to Knight Frank Investment Management on behalf of institutional Korean investors. London, […]
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