Controversial Hedge Fund and Private Equity Management Guru Tours Middle East

Dr. A S Johan, a widely followed investment management guru, will be visiting Bahrain in the first leg of his GCC countries tour from the 28th May, 2007. The visit is at the invitation of Worldlinks, a Bahrain based Middle East Strategy Consulting firm, headed by prominent Investment Banker, Mr. Ahmed Salem.

Manama, Bahrain, May 25, 2007 --( During the course of Dr. Johan’s visit, he will be meeting with prominent financial institutions and other family office investment representatives throughout the GCC countries. He will present his views on:

The outlook for global equity markets, going forward;

Are large brand name hedge funds still a good investment;

How real is the Alpha investors are paying dearly for;

How successful will leveraged buy-outs by private equity firms be in the next few years;

How to avoid pitfalls and make real money in China and India private equity deals;

Why safety of principal will be the number one concern for institutional investors with a fiduciary duty to their investors;

Are Islamic Principle based investors doomed to lower returns;

How to benefit from investment opportunities created by the growth of billion dollar hedge and private equity funds.

Dr. A S Johan was recently interviewed by one of the world’s most followed life style commentators, Mr. Jayke Umarezz over his recent articles on the IPO of Hedge Fund and Private Equity Management Companies. The interview was widely read and commented upon by both professional and private investors. In presenting his views on the above key questions during his Middle East tour, Dr. A S Johan will be drawing upon the numerous views collated from Mr. Jayke Umarezz’s interview article.

Institutional investors who wish to meet with Dr. Johan at any of the GCC country presentations may email preferably before the 28th May, 2007. There is no cost for attendance.

Financial event organizers who wish to organize presentation sessions for their corporate clients may also contact Dr. A S Johan at the same email or by telephone at 852 82 02 60 38.

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