Middle East

“Kuwait’s Agility invests $35m in Queen’s Gambit Growth Capital” – Arabian Business – February 1, 2021

On February 1, 2021 Arabian Business reported that “Kuwait-based logistics giant Agility has invested $35 million in Queen’s Gambit Growth Capital, a blank-check company that will target businesses offering sustainable solutions in clean energy, healthcare, financial technology, industrials, mobility and emerging technology. Queen’s Gambit’s all-female management team, led by CEO Victoria Grace, a New York-based […]

“Sustainable Financing and Investing Survey 2020 – Middle East” – HSBC – January 2021

In January 2021, HSBC published its Sustainable Financing and Investing Survey 2020 – Middle East, according to which, “(c)hanges in attitude towards green infrastructure, social welfare and sustainable finance are taking place in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey (MENAT) region.” The executive summary notes: “ESG factors are growing in importance across the Middle […]