September 2021

America's Global Role After Afghanistan

Investcorp’s Global Head of Real Estate, Jon Dracos spoke with Frances Townsend, Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Activision Blizzard about “America’s Global Role After Afghanistan.” The conversation explored the state of US foreign policy under the Biden Administration, the importance of relations with China and how technology, cybersecurity and human rights have taken a front stage as we assess foreign policy priorities.
June 2021

Peering around the corner: The post-pandemic global economic landscape

Investcorp’s Co-CEO, Rishi Kapoor spoke with Neil Shearing, Group Chief Economist of Capital Economics about the post-pandemic global economic landscape.
May 2021

The Crossroads: US, Europe & Asia Relations

Investcorp’s Executive Chairman Mohammed Alardhi sits down with H.E. Ambassador Wolfgang Ischinger, Chairman of the Munich Security Conference discussing Turkey joining the EU, advise to US and Chinese Leaders and the world’s cyber relationships.

Deciphering Mubadala’s Growth

Investcorp’s Global Conversations featured H.E. Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, Managing Director & Group CEO of Mubadala Investment Company and Investcorp’s Executive Chairman, Mohammed Alardhi, under the theme of “Deciphering Mubadala’s Growth”. During the session, H.E. Khaldoon discussed UAE’s future economic opportunities, and shared his insights on Mubadala’s role as well as his outlook on the global economy and the rising sectors and key investment drivers.

Investing in India: An Insider's View

Investcorp’s Head of India Business, Harsh Shethia, sits down with Deepak Parekh, Chairman of Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd (HDFC Ltd). Deepak shared his insights on India’s budget, structural reforms, macroeconomic outlook, long-term foreign capital, as well as his views on investing in India and the surging sectors for investment.

The Big Shifts: Bitcoin, Big Tech & Bilateralism

Investcorp’s Co-CEO, Rishi Kapoor, sits down with Dr. Linda Yueh, Economist and Author of “The Great Economists” to discuss the three big shifts: Bitcoin, Big Tech and Bilateralism, as well as shed some light on the volatility of bitcoin as a shift to consider. She also highlights that financing is one of the few trends to think about today in terms of assessing whether or not this is a shift towards Big Tech.

China - The Race for Global Economic Leadership Post COVID-19

Investcorp’s Co-CEO, Hazem Ben-Gacem sat down with Professor Frederick Ma Si-Hang, Former Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development of the Hong Kong SAR Government to discuss China and the race for global economic leadership post COVID-19.

The Japanese Economy today: Winds of Change or Stagnation?

Investcorp’s Co-CEO, Rishi Kapoor and Global Head of Credit Management, Jeremy Ghose sat down with Professor Heizo Takenaka, professor emeritus at Keio University and former economic and fiscal policy minister in Japan, to discuss key lessons Japan could offer the global economy from its COVID response, high workforce participation rate and how it supports its aging population. The discussion also covered investment opportunities in Japan, why Tokyo is the next key global financial hub, deflation and predictions for 2021 and beyond.

Building an Ecosystem for Successful Innovation

Investcorp’s COO of Private Equity Europe, Andrea Davis, sits down with Dr. Ann-Kristin Achleitner, Investcorp’s International Advisory Board member and Professor at the Technical University of Munich to discuss how Germany promotes entrepreneurialism and innovation and why it is a fertile ground for growing small-medium sized enterprises.

A Ballet Lesson for Business

Investcorp’s Head of Private Equity North America, Dave Tayeh, interviews Kara Medoff Barnett, Executive Director of American Ballet Theatre, on how the arts are adapting to reach wider audiences through digital transformation, supporting talented performers from diverse backgrounds and what private equity and ballet can learn from one another. American Ballet Theatre is one of the greatest dance companies in the world and was recognized in 2006 by an act of US Congress as America’s National Ballet Company.

The Strength of the US Economy

Investcorp Executive Chairman, Mohammed Alardhi, sits down with Mohamed El-Erian, Chief Economic Advisor at Allianz and a member of Investcorp’s International Advisory Board for an insightful discussion on the state of the US economy and expectations for a potential recovery.

China’s Technologies Combatting COVID-19

Investcorp Head of Private Equity Technology Investment, Gilbert Kamieniecky, sits down with Jennifer Zhu Scott, Founding Principal of Radian Partners to discuss how technologies are being utilized to combat COVID-19, disrupting sectors and key investment opportunities in China.