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The Kanoo Group Deputy Chairman to address FundForum Middle East conference
London: September 7, 2010

Mishal Kanoo, Deputy Chairman at The Kanoo GroupLondon: September 7, 2010 - Mishal Kanoo, Deputy Chairman at The Kanoo Group will address the impact of the global economic crisis and how to rebuild the region’s reputation at FundForum Middle East 2010 on 3rd October in The Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.

7 September 2010, London: Mishal Kanoo, Deputy Chairman at The Kanoo Group will address the impact of the global economic crisis and how to rebuild the region’s reputation at FundForum Middle East 2010 on 3rd October in The Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.

FundForum Middle East, the premium event in the wealth and investment management industry for the region, attracting the leading industry players regionally and internationally. Mr Kanoo, as special guest speaker at the MENA Investor Summit on 3rd October 2010, will share unparalleled depth of local knowledge to explain how the crisis has affected the fundamentals of the Middle Eastern economies.

“The recent crisis has altered investors’ view of the region, but we know the steps we need to take to strengthen confidence” says Mishal Kanoo “FundForum Middle East 2010 present an ideal platform to reach the industry influencers and confirm our position as credible contenders on the world stage.

About Mishal Kanoo, Deputy Chairman, The Kanoo Group.

Mishal Kanoo made his debut as a columnist in Money Works magazine. His wide-ranging knowledge of regional business affairs and global capital markets give him a unique and often controversial insight into business life in the Gulf region. Mishal continues to voice his views by writing to local and regional newspapers, adeptly spelling out the ethical and religious values, blending them with modernity and progress. Mishal is an advocate of education; he believes that it allows people to take responsibility and control of their lives. His guiding philosophy is a deep belief in honesty and looking ahead in life. These values underline the Kanoo Family heritage and have always been vibrant and compelling from generation to generation.

About FundForum Middle East:

FundForum Middle East was launched in 2007 following requests to bring the pedigree of the FundForum global series to the region. Bringing together leading players in asset management in Middle East, Europe and the US to discuss the hottest issues affecting wealth and investment management, it has established itself as the leading event in the region.

The FundForum global series with its structured networking opportunities, unrivalled intellectual content and the optimal balance of fund managers, fund selectors and service providers combine to ensure that the events help shape thought leadership of the global asset management community.

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