23 Mar 2014
Investcorp, a global provider and manager of alternative investment products, hosted its International Investors Conference in Berlin, Germany.
The event, which took place from 17-20 March, included addresses from distinguished speakers including His Excellency Amr Moussa, the former Secretary-General of the Arab League, and Dr. Tamara Cofman Wittes, Director of the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution and former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs at the United States Department of State.
Members of Investcorp’s European Advisory Board, including His Excellency Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Dr. Ana Palacio, the former Foreign Affairs Minister of Spain and His Excellency Wolfgang Schüssel, the former Chancellor of Austria, discussed the critical issues impacting European and global economies.
Bundesminister Sigmar Gabriel, MdB, Vice Chancellor of Germany and Federal Minister of the Economy and Energy Affairs also attended the Gala dinner hosted at the Deutsches Historisches Museum.
The Investors Conference provides a forum for Investcorp to share and discuss geopolitical and economic insights from the Gulf, Europe and the United States with its key partners. It also provides members of Investcorp’s senior leadership team the opportunity to offer updates on their respective business lines, reaffirming Investcorp’s commitment to providing its investor base with insights into Investcorp’s investment strategy and post-acquisition efforts.
Nemir Kirdar, Investcorp Executive Chairman & CEO, said: “Hosting this conference in Berlin demonstrates Investcorp’s continued commitment to acting not only as a bridge to investment opportunities between the Gulf and the West, but also promoting better understanding on critical issues influencing the world and maintaining an open dialogue with investors and shareholders. The presence of so many of Investcorp’s long-standing investors, esteemed thought-leaders and politicians, demonstrates the continued success of Investcorp’s global franchise and its reputation as a highly respected pioneer in alternative investments.”