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First meeting of the EMENA Network Sherpas Council

Following the launch of the EMENA Sovereign Funds Collaborative Network (EMENA Network) on 24th March 2022 MGI hosted the first Secretariat and Sherpas Council meeting in Malta paving the way for co-operation amongst sovereign funds across the region. The Secretary General of the EMENA Network is Mr Xavier Tessier while the Sherpas Council is chaired by Mr Abdalla ElEbiary. The foundation is composed of Bpifrance, MGI and The Sovereign Fund of Egypt. COFIDES (Spain) will become full members in the […]

Africa Sovereign Investors Forum

Upon the invitation of Mr Obaid Amrane, Ithmar Capital’s CEO, MGI participated in a two day programme that included the official launch ceremony of the Africa Sovereign Investors Forum (ASIF) under the High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI of Morocco. This was followed by a conference debating the investment opportunities in the African continent which has a population of over 1.2 billion people.   MGI congratulates Ithmar Capital’s team for the successful event and augurs success to peers […]

Malta, Egypt, France and Spain Sovereign Funds Establish the EMENA Sovereign Wealth Funds Collaborative Network

Malta, March 28, 2022 Malta Government Investments (MGI), the Sovereign Fund of Egypt (TSFE) and Bpifrance signed a deed to found the “The European, Middle East and North Africa Sovereign Wealth Funds Foundation” in Malta, laying the basis for a Mediterranean collaboration network. In addition, the Compañía Española de Financiación del Desarrollo (COFIDES) signed a memorandum of understanding with the three parties with the intention to become a member of EMENA. The foundation aims to serve as a regional platform […]

MGI, together with the Ministry for the Economy and Industry and the Malta Community Chest Fund Foundation (MCCFF), is proud to be a founding partner of a crowdfunding platform in aid of MCCFF

MGI teams up with St Margaret College

With schools closed and online teaching becoming mainstream, Malta Government Investments (MGI) teamed up with St Margaret College to deliver a number of sessions by leading personalities from both the public and private sectors. The sessions provided students with an opportunity to leave their “virtual classrooms” and interact with these personalities. This resulted in a programme consisting of 16 online sessions that were spread over a couple of weeks to which students and teachers from all over Malta and Gozo were invited.

What exactly do effective Boards need to do to navigate the current crisis?

CEO MGI participated in a webinar that was organised by the Institute of Directors (Malta) on what effective boards need to do navigate the current Covid-19 crisis.

Meeting with Ambassador of Malta to France

Following his recent appointment to Paris a meeting was held between CEO MGI and HE Carmelo Inguanez, Ambassador of Malta to France. Bilateral relations with an emphasis on investments were discussed. The meeting was also attended by Mr Pascal Lagarde,

MGI attended the Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Forum that was held on 15th January 2020

The forum included the Launch of The UAE Guiding Principles in Sustainable Finance which was endorsed by leading UAE authorities.

Meeting with Mubadala in Abu Dhabi

A meeting was held with Mubadala in Abu Dhabi about co-operation in the field of investments. Mubadala was represented by Mr Waleed Al Mokarrab Al Muhairi, Deputy Group CEO and assisted by Mr Khaled Al Shamlan, Head of Sovereign Investment Partnerships from Mubadala Capital.

Meeting with Kuwait Chamber of Commerce & Industry

A meeting was held between MGI and the Kuwait Chamber of Commerce & Industry, led by Mr Emad A. Al-Zaid, Assistant Director General, who was accompanied by Mr Abdullah Ali Al-Mershad from the Foreign Relations Department.