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Dec 2, 2015 12:47 PM ET

Archived: UNICEF, UN World Food Programme, and Family Offices Speak at Middle East Forum

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 2, 2015

LDJ Capital with The Soho Loft ​Media Group and Victoria Global support the highly anticipated Middle East Family Office Symposium, organized by the OPAL Financial Group, this November 11-12, 2015 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates


Dubai 20141216_083922_PrlogNEW YORK  — High net worth individuals, investors and family offices converged at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates for this much awaited event.

Chairman of LDJ Capital David Drake stated, “This conference is a great opportunity for investors and related professionals to learn from the experts in family offices, philanthropy, real estate and private equity.”

The conference started with a welcome reception for the delegates, and the opening of exhibits. On the second and final day, symposium participants listened to talks of  the industry experts and engaged them in discussion.  Some of the topics included: Best styles & strategies in Private Equity; Importance of Philanthropy; Meet the Managers; Succession Planning: The Advantages of Seeking Strategic Advice; Oil and Gas: It’s impact on the prosperity of the Gulf. Trends, challenges and best practices of the Family Offices in the MENA region were also discussed.  The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) also made a presentation during the event. The  delegates mingled  with each other  during lunch break and in the cocktail reception, thereby  expanding  their network.

The conference moderators and resource speakers included:

Advisor on Partner Relations for the Gulf Area, UNICEF
Chairman, Al Aroud Group
Chairman & Managing Director, AFH Holding & Advisory, LLC (SFO)
Chairman, Ritossa Olive Oil & Family Office
Chief Executive Officer, Emirates Foundation
Chief Strategy & Investment Officer, Gulf Marketing Group (GMG)
Founder and CEO, Injoy Giving
Founder/Managing Director, Ahmadoff Wealth Management
Founder, Rocks International
Head of UK & Middle East, Pzena Investment Management
Managing Director, Money Line Group Family Office (MFO)
Managing Partner, Markab Advisory
Managing Partner, RIF Trust
Partnerships & Business Development Manager, United Nations World Food Programme
President, Panda Power Funds
Strategic Committee on Sovereign Wealth Funds, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Executive sponsor for this event was Berkeley Research Group. The general partners were Anka Capital Management, Jersey Finance, Panda Power Funds, Pzena Investment Management and Volaw Group. The Exhibitor sponsor was Guernsey while the supporting organization was ILPA. Some of the media partners included Alpha Journal, Bloomberg Brief, Frontera,  Family Office Elite Magazine, The Soho Loft Media Group,Victoria Global and LDJ Capital.

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