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Marketplace Middle East: September 5

Story highlights

  • This week, the CEO of a leading equity firm talks about investing during a crisis
  • MME also looks at the world's largest ceramics factory in an emirate north of Dubai
  • RAK Ceramics has an annual turnover of over £1bn dollars


Abraaj Capital is a leading private equity firm based in Dubai with long term investments in the region. The company manages 7.5 billion USD of assets worldwide but its roots are in the Middle East. Mustafa Abdel-Wadood, Chairman of the Executive Committee, talks to John Defterios about how to make the right moves in a crisis.


Jomana Karadsheh takes a look inside the world's largest ceramics factory, in the little known emirate to the north of Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah. 'RAK Ceramics' make tiles, plates and bathrooms and has a global reach of 160 countries. The company's annual sales turnover is in excess of 1 billion dollars.


Marketplace Middle East will air at the following times (all GMT):

Thursday September 5: 1645, Friday September 6: 0945, Saturday September 7: 0715, Sunday September 8: 0615, 1645