Symposium Highlights Challenges, Way Ahead for Political Risk Insurance Market

Excess market liquidity, shifting economic and political winds, and heightened perceptions of terrorism are the key challenges faced by the political risk insurance marketplace today, said industry leaders at a recent symposium co-sponsored by MIGA and Georgetown University.    >> more


MIGA Puts PRI Center Stage

MIGA recently talked to Global Trade Review about the newly launched PRI-Center, a web service geared towards providing investors with the latest intelligence and information on the mitigation of noncommercial, or political, risks.    >> more


MIGA Announces Launch of Arabic-Language Investment Promotion Website

MIGA recently announced the launch of the Arabic-language version of FDI Promotion Center, an online knowledge-sharing and learning portal for investment promotion professionals in developing countries.    >> more


Broader MENA Investment Summit Slated for Dubai

MIGA and ICIEC (Islamic Development Bank) are co-sponsoring an investment summit on February 20-21, bringing together business executives and financiers from the Middle East, North Africa, Turkey, Pakistan, and beyond to discuss current investment topics in the region. Specific investment opportunities will be showcased.     >> more

NEW CONTRACTS

Financial
Loita Capital Partners International Limited, Cameroon, $1.7M

Infrastructure
Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios, Brazil, $55.9M
Globeleq Holdings (ConCo) Limited, Uganda, $39.6M

Manufacturing
Mahindra Overseas Investment Company, China, $7.2M

EVENTS

Africa Trade and Investment 2007, Cape Town, February 1-2 (presenting) 2006

INDABA 2007, Africa Mining, Cape Town, February 6-8 (co-sponsoring and presenting)

Broader MENA Investment Summit, Dubai, February 20-22 (co-sponsoring and presenting)

PDAC 2007 mining investment show, Toronto, March 4-7 (presenting)

CG/LA Latin America Infrastructure conference, Dominican Republic, March 14-15 (co-sponsoring and presenting)

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