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  2. What's going on in Dubai?

    Investment Banking

    I recently received an interview invite for an internship at a IB in Dubai and after doing some initial research it seems like there has been a lot of layoffs and with more forecasted to come in the industry. It's been reported that in 2012 DB, CS, N ...

    61 comments28 Jan 2017 -

  3. Hi Monkeys, Long time lurker here. Decided to create an account because I am eager to learn more about the large private equity firm opportunities and recruiting in the Middle East, in particular Dubai. Have seen limited information about the topic. I kno ...

    41 comments10 Oct 2016 -

  4. I'm interviewing with McK in Dubai in two weeks. Why would you want to work in Dubai? Why wouldn't you? Do you think there are higher chances for an Arabic-speaking Top 5 Uni grad in Dubai than in domestic offices? I'm applying for the BA p ...

    36 comments26 Feb 2017 -

  5. I've seen a few posts on PE in the middle east and Abraaj in particular. I secured an internship at the Abraaj Group for this summer in Dubai so I created this forum to help put some things in perspective. I'm currently a junior studying in the ...

    20 comments25 May 2017 -

  6. Banking in UAE

    Investment Banking

    Hey, I haven't posted in a while but I need some advice. I have an interview coming up with a bank (think Citi, Barclays, BNP, HSBC or similar) for an Investment Banking Off-Cycle role- I assume with chances of securing a full time role- with them at ...

    16 comments25 Oct 2017 -

  7. Would be glad if anyone based in Dubai could shed some light on this. I graduated from a liberal arts college in the US (kill me now) majoring in finance and mathematics, and I've heard of Abraaj doing some great deals in the region. I've applie ...

    23 comments10 Oct 2016 -

  8. Doing an internship in Dubai

    Investment Banking

    Hey guys, I've been contacted by a BB for an off-cycle in Dubai, and wanted to know what you guys thought about it, if you ever worked there, or have friends that do... Looking forward to your response. Thank you in advance Dubai ...

    14 comments3 Mar 2015 -

  9. Hey guys, Long-time lurker, looking for career/immigration advice as I'm not happy with the current job situation because: a) what I currently do does not move me any closer to my dream job; b) the lifestyle is very dissatisfying due to the job locat ...

    5 comments10 Mar 2019 -

  10. Asian markets are off about 5% today, and European stocks are continuing their downward march from yesterday, on news of Dubai's default on what is essentially sovereign debt. News of the Dubai default caused the ratings agencies to immediately downg ...

    7 comments27 Nov 2009 -

  11. Hey guys- looking to see if anyone has worked with some solid headhunters for private equity / SWF placements into the UAE (Abu Dhabi & Dubai). So far, I've identified PER, Pinpoint Partners and Arkesden as potential firms to work with. I am base ...

    5 comments9 Feb 2018 -

  12. I am an American from a top 30 non-target undergrad considering a European MiM after a two-year stint in the Peace Corps with the goal of breaking into either IB or strategy consulting (leaning towards consulting). I've poured through these forums, b ...

    4 comments23 Mar 2019 -

  13. Recruiters in Dubai

    Job Search Advice

    Hi, does anyone know a good recruiter who covers Dubai. I have been applying for jobs in Dubai through websites for several months now, but it seems like they have several hundred candidates for each position and my resume never gets to be viewed. So, I w ...

    5 comments3 Aug 2016 -

  14. I am considering for IBD in Dubai and Hong Kong for my GS off-cycle internship as IBD isnt available in London or NY. Would I need a second language other than english to apply to these offices? I have emailed GS but am yet to get a reply. Dubai Goldman S ...

    4 comments10 Sep 2011 -

  15. Hey guys I'm an economics and maths double major at UBC (canada, yeah I know). My core major is 3.5 at the moment. I just finished my second year here and I'm in Dubai for the whole summer. I just have a couple of work experiences jotted down an ...

    3 comments5 May 2016 -

  16. Working hours at MBB in Dubai

    Management Consulting

    Could someone please share what are the typical work hours for a post MBA level role in MBB and consulting firms in Dubai? mbb Dubai Salary ...

    3 comments7 Feb 2016 -

  17. Jawad S. Mian, former CIBC and QInvest PM is starting a new global macro fund, The Good Society Fund (TGSF), see this presentation. Themes- Developed economy governments insolvent; burdening unemployment becoming a source for increased social and economic ...

    3 comments12 Apr 2013 -

  18. Breaking into MENA

    Investment Banking

    Hi, I have been trolling this website for awhile, but just created a username. I am interested in any insight in how to break into IB in the Middle East and North Africa. I don't have great stats, but wondering if there could be a chance at a BB or s ...

    3 comments24 Aug 2010 -

  19. M&A TMT Dubai or Singapore

    Job Search Advice

    We are seeking candidates for Analyst and Associate positions to join Delta Partners, a global leader within the Telecoms, Media & Tech (TMT) advisory space, in our Dubai or Singapore office. We offer a unique opportunity where we combine deep industr ...

    2 comments17 Dec 2018 -

  20. Hi everyone, I wanted to get your thoughts on how to land an interview with The Abraaj Group in Dubai (and successfully pass it). Background on myself: I'm an audit senior associate in big 4 in one of the US financial centers. I've been trying t ...

    2 comments3 Aug 2016 -

  21. What is the best way to get an investment banking internship at DIFC in Dubai?? I tried looking through their website at difc.ae and they said there wasn't any listings available. What is the best thing to do to get an internship there? Investment Ba ...

    2 comments13 Feb 2010 -

  22. Dubai World

    Investment Banking

    Bonds of Nakheel (Dubai World subsidiary) currently trade 55 cents on the dollar; original issue $3.5bn Attractive price or not? Will there be a standstill or a restructuring with a substantial haircut? Will Abu Dhabi bail out its cousin? Would be interes ...

    2 comments2 Dec 2009 -

  23. Dubai Trading Desks?

    Sales and Trading

    Has anyone out there heard if there are more trade desks opening up in Dubai? I would like to see about heading out there for a trading position, but mostly Dubai is known for Private Equity at this point. I'd be interested to know what everyone else ...

    2 comments28 Oct 2008 -

  24. Database of interview questions from Alcazar Capital, as well as compensation figures...

    25 Oct 2018

  25. I'm interested in working in the GCC area but I'm having a hell of a time getting attention through the job boards. It's crazy competitive- 2k plus applicants for some positions within just a week or two of them being posted. If anyone has ...

    2 Aug 2017 -

  26. I have been in BB ER for 1 year, at a Tier 1 financial center (London, New York). Right now I am thinking of moving closer to home in the MENA region. I was wondering how people move to different regions and what kind of opportunities I should look for (c ...

    13 Oct 2015 -

  27. BB MENA Offices

    Investment Banking

    Hi, I was just wondering if anyone had any insight into BB in MENA. Tough to get into? Good deal flow? Good place to be? Thanks! QATAR Dubai MENA BB ibanking ...

    16 May 2015 -

  28. One nagging question that the industrial world has been asking itself since the discovery of the first oil well is what happens when the wells begin to run dry. The answer is relatively simple to imagine. We had a dry run, so to speak, when Dubai's e ...

    1 comment8 Jan 2010 -

  29. Thought you guys would appreciate this on a Friday afternoon. ...

    1 comment8 Jan 2010 -

  30. Russia's largest investment bank, Renaissance Capital, is trying to steal John Porter. John is the head of equity capital markets for the Middle East and Africa at Morgan Stanley in Dubai. Word on the street is that he hasn't jumped but as we re ...

    8 Sep 2008 -

  31. Credit Suisse IBD Dubai

    Investment Banking

    Does anyone know anything about CS IBD in Dubai? How active is the group? Dubai CS Salary ...

    1 comment30 Mar 2011 -

  32. Hey, I just had a quick question regarding how the Volcker rule will affect satellite offices of foreign banks. Take for example Morgan Stanley who is a bank holding company in the US. Would their HK /International offices be restricted from prop trading. ...

    28 Jul 2010 -

  33. Not many would resort to the Skyscraper Index Concept as a decisive investment decision tool. The concept was published by Andrew Lawrence and it suggests the worlds historic recessions were signaled by the construction of skyscrapers. Although he introdu ...

    4 Jan 2010 -

  34. Request the knowledagable folks here on forum to pour there advice as to how can mba graduates network with the industry contacts from IBanking/Private Equity in GCC/Middle East region. Loking forward to gain from insights. Cheers NoMonkey private equity ...

    1 comment5 Sep 2008 -