Private equity giants Blackrock and Blackstone will attend Saudi's FII5: CEO
The head of the organization indicated that out of the 5200 participants registered for FII5, 70% are from Europe and North America
The ticker and trading information for Blackstone Group is displayed at the post where it is traded on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) April 4, 2016. Image used for illustrative purposes
By Staff Writer, Arab News
Blackrock and Blackstone, two of the world’s leading private investment management companies, will be attending the fifth anniversary of the Future Investment Initiative (FII), the foundation’s chief executive officer said in a press conference on Thursday.
Richard Attias, IFF’s CEO, also added that Africa will occupy a big place in the event, with presidents of Rwanda and Gabon attending, as well as several African speakers and leaders.
The head of the organization indicated that out of the 5200 participants registered for FII5, 70 percent are from Europe and North America.
Chinese attendees will be small in number because of the 3-week mandatory quarantine, but about 50 speakers from the country will be contributing, he added.
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