Investopia inks deal with BlackRock to conduct its Inaugural Summit

By Amirtha P S, Desk Reporter
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The global investment platform initiated by the UAE Government, Investopia and the world’s largest asset management company, BlackRock, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support Investopia Summit’s discussions and workshops that will be held on 28th March 2022, alongside Expo 2020 Dubai.

As part of the MoU signed by Mr. Abdulla Al Saleh, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Economy and Mr. Paschalis Bouchoris, Country Head for BlackRock in Dubai, BlackRock will be appointed as the “Global Investment Partner” of Investopia for the Inaugural Summit.

Abdulla Al Saleh
Abdulla Al Saleh Undersecretary
Ministry of Economy

“Under this agreement, BlackRock role in Investopia will include keynote speeches, roundtables, media engagements and other additional support of the inaugural Summit of Investopia. Investopia is designed to drive global investments, generate growth, accelerate innovation, and contribute to the prosperity of future generations. It is where world’s investment stakeholders work together to formulate innovative models for the future business environment and partnership patterns that will generate new investment opportunities.”

For his part, Mr. Bouchoris said, “BlackRock is delighted to support the launch of Investopia as the Global Investment Partner of the event, which will undoubtedly become an important annual forum for sharing insights on the future of investment globally and across the region. Our relationships in the Middle East go back to the very first years of BlackRock’s existence, and I’m proud of the role that the firm has played, and will continue to play, in the positive development of the investment landscape here.”

Investopia summit is one of the major strategic initiatives under the ‘Projects of the 50’ announced by the UAE Government last year. The inaugural edition of the Summit will witness the participation of intellectuals and industry experts as well as government officials, institutional investors, startup and SME leaders, social entrepreneurs, and other stakeholders to share ideas, create opportunities, and promote future investments all over the world.

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