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Hussain Al Alawi

FOUNDER & MANAGING DIRECTOR, NOORWOOD GROUP

Hussain Al Alawi is an International Partner and Advisor board member of MilleniumAssociates, an international M&A and corporate finance advisory firm headquartered in Zurich and London. As the firm’s lead advisor in the Arabian Gulf, Hussain supports entrepreneurial and corporate clients, connecting investors with opportunities in European and global markets.

Hussain has spent the last 15 years working with family businesses and investors across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region. He provides strategic business advice, support, market and sector analysis, and access to multiple alternative investment products including landmark real estate, technology and private equity investments.

Born into a family known for their financial and business acumen and with forebears including a former Minister of Finance, Hussain is an extremely well-networked individual with close ties to sovereign wealth funds, banks and financial institutions, corporates, family offices, executive circles and very- and ultra-high net worth individuals throughout the GCC. Based on his long-standing relationships, timely counsel and solid investment track record, Hussain has become a trusted advisor to a wide category of regional investors. His domain strengths include general management, investment management, M&A, deal sourcing, structuring and capital raising.

Hussain is also founder and managing director of Noorwood Group, a private independent investment advisory headquartered in Bahrain that provides bespoke investment consulting services to a small number of private families in the Gulf. Under his leadership, the firm has guided investment decisions on major transactions valued in excess of US$1 Billion.

10:35 - 11:15

Tuesday 31st May

Investors' Sentiment - Where to Put Money and Why