Inward Investment Manager
Omar Hassan is the Inward Investment Manager, Middle East & Africa at London & Partners. Omar’s role focuses on attracting FDI and major regeneration capital for London from the MENA region. Alongside this Omar is also responsible for the collaboration and the fostering of know how’s between the Tech ecosystem in the capital and other cities and hubs across the Middle East & Africa.
London & Partners is a not-for-profit public private partnership, funded by the Mayor of London and our network of commercial partners.
We work in partnership with organisations in London and across the world to deliver our purpose and mission.
London & Partners was created in order to bring together the remits of the capital’s promotional agencies: Think London, Study London and Visit London. The aim is to create one single promotional company for London that can speak with one voice and mission to all audiences in the UK and internationally.
Our remit is to drive leisure and business visitors as well as bidding to secure major events in London. We can unlock the city for new businesses that want to set up or expand in London and we promote the capital’s world class universities to international students.
NEW DELHI—India’s government on Monday eased foreign-direct investment restrictions in several sectors to increase inflows, a move that also could pave the way for Apple Inc. to open its own stores in one of its main growth markets.
A surge in cross-border mergers and acquisitions boosted global foreign direct investment flows around the world last year to $1.76 trillion, the most since the 2008-2009 financial crisis, the United Nations said in a study.
The ‘Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean’ 2015 report published by Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) showed that Mexico recorded inflows of US$ 22.795 billion in 2014. Brazil continues to be the largest recipient of FDI in the region, though inflows US$ 62.495 billion, while Chile remains the … Continue reading Organisers of Annual Investment Meeting 2016 call for building investment bridges between Middle East and South America
The role of foreign direct investment into the continent remains significant: on average the government budgets of African countries currently depend on corporates domiciled in other countries for 14% of their funding.
Africa is now positioning itself as a major business opportunity for investors, according to ICAEW’s latest Economic Insight report.
China’s outbound direct investment (ODI )is expected to surpass $1 trillion for the first time in 2015, as slowing economic growth and rising internationalisation of Chinese business see more local companies investing overseas.
When the PM travels to the US this week to woo businesses there, one of the key facts that the government will be tomtoming about is the surge in foreign direct investment since Narendra Modi took over and how his personal touch has helped.
Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Turkey reached $3.39 billion in July, according to a report from the Ministry of Economy on Sept. 30.
The total volume of foreign investments in the UAE, at present a regional base for over 500 international companies, exceeded $100 billion in the past 10 years, Minister of Economy Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri said on Wednesday.
NEW DELHI: India has emerged on top of the foreign direct investment league table, overtaking China and the United States, according to the FT data service.