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February 20, 2019 | by: Patrick Lord

Source of wealth indicators in the Middle East & North Africa

One of the areas where compliance teams can struggle is to establish and verify the source of wealth of an individual. 

February 6, 2019 | by: Ben Hedger

The Case for Clarity - The Importance of Verified Company Information

Those of you investing in the emerging markets of Africa or the Middle East will likely be looking for clarity on some of the mechanisms and levers for growing your commercial interests in these

January 30, 2019 | by: Emmanuel Igbinoba

The Dantatas, the Dangotes and a bid to transform Nigeria’s downstream oil industry

Alhaji Aliko Dangote, the founder of Dangote Group of Companies, is easy to write headlines about; not only has he been named as Africa's richest man for the 7th year in a row, but has also made

January 22, 2019 | by: Larissa Fontenelle

Mozambique: The new Seychelles?

Natural gas might seem the obvious investment story for Mozambique, and there is no doubt that with the discovery offshore of the world’s 14th largest reserves by volume[1] the country’s economy

January 14, 2019 | by: Muhab Wahby

Silk City, Kuwait: a key staging post on the New Silk Road?

A recent flurry of meetings between officials from Kuwait and China has prompted speculation that Kuwait may be pivoting away from their alliance with the United States, and instead have opted to

January 8, 2019 | by: Faisal Ayub

Vulnerability in the Supply Chain

As business models become more complex, employees more technologically empowered and cross-border partnerships becoming more the norm, the on-boarding of new suppliers and supply chains puts every

January 3, 2019 | by: Nameer Kanderian

Who is behind Dubai Wonderland?

While scanning the news items of the day, I read about an impressive ‘$191m fund launched to finance Dubai Wonderland project’ and while part of me is delighted, I’m also left feeling sceptical.

December 10, 2018 | by: Nameer Kanderian

Family offices – here today, gone tomorrow?

A startling statistic about the family wealth sector in the Gulf region, is that only 6% of family offices last more than two generations. This is especially concerning if you consider that in

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  • Andreas Bjorklund
    Focus: Iran
    Role: Business Analyst
    Oxford,UK

    Andreas is an editor at Diligencia and has previously..

  • Aseel Saif
    Focus: Middle East
    Role: Business Analyst
    Oxford,UK

    Aseel, a master’s graduate of Middle East..

  • Asma El-Ayyadi
    Focus: Quality Assurance
    Role: Data Quality Manager
    Oxford, UK

    Asma is our gatekeeper on quality at..

  • Ben Hedger
    Focus: Customer Experience
    Role: Regional Head MENA
    Dubai,UAE

    Heading up the Diligencia office in..

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