Abu Dhabi (February 23, 2015) – A range of leading institutions and Governmental organisations confirmed their support of the seventh Global Financial Markets Forum (GFMF), organised by the National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) on March 1st and 2nd at Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi.
The forum will discuss major challenges and opportunities in the world economy from the perspectives of regulators, asset managers, sovereign wealth funds (SWF), bankers and politicians.
GFMF-2015 is supported by the Central Bank of the UAE, Abu Dhabi Department of Finance and Abu Dhabi Council for economic development.
“The support of the Central Bank and Government organisations is absolutely crucial to the team and NBAD is deeply appreciative and aware that their support is a major factor in making it possible for the team to organise a successful GFMF,” says Anton Martin, the Global Head of Sales in NBAD’s Global Markets.
GFMF 2015 will host distinguished speakers including H.E. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, the UAE Minister of Culture, Youth, and Social Development; H.E. Mubarak Al Mansouri, Governor of the Central Bank of UAE; General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret); Mohamed A. El-Erian, the Chairman of President Obama’s Global Development Council and Chief Economic Advisor at Allianz, the corporate parent of PIMCO where he formerly served as chief executive and co-chief investment officer.
Several prominent global and UAE-based companies joined GFMF 2015 as partners such as Aldar Properties, Mubadala and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM).
List of GFMF partners include Etihad Airways, as the Official Airline partner; Abu Dhabi Aviation as an Aviation Partner; Senaat as the Industrial Partner; Thomson Reuters as the Strategic Knowledge partner; Bloomberg the Multimedia Partner; in addition to PWC, STS and Goldman Sachs.
GFMF 2015 Gold sponsors are Credit Agricole and Societe General. GFMF 2015 Sponsors of other levels include Etihad Rail, Battersea Power Station, Barclays, BNP Paribas, Murex, Natixis, Robeco, Boeing, Cagamas, ANZ, BMO, BT global, Citi, Eurex, HSBC, Numerix, Saxo Bank and ICAP.
CNBC is the official International Broadcast Partner; who will be broadcasting live from the Forum, Sky News Arabia is the Official Arabic Broadcast, Cash & Trade is the Official Magazine and Oxford Business Group is the Research Partner.
“NBAD is thankful to all our esteemed sponsors and organisations that support Global Financial Markets Forum,” said Mr. Martin.