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 GCC IPO                                                          THE REGION’S
                                                                  PREMIER IPO
 SUMMIT                                                           MEETING PLACE
      Overcome market uncertainty and ensure your IPO takes place at the right time,
                at the right price and with the right sustainable outcome

                                                                                        Benefit from exclusive case studies and
        Book and pay for a team of 3 before 30 September 2006                           leading experts from:
                          and get a    4th place free.                                  World first views from:
                                                                                        Dubai International Financial Exchange (DIFX)
          International Conference: 11 – 12 December 2006                               Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA)
           Interactive Workshops: 10 & 13 December 2006                                 Securities and Commodities Authority, UAE (SCA)
                   The Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai, UAE                                     Capital Markets Authority, Oman (CMA)
                                                                                        IPO secrets behind the success of:
                   For real time updated presentations,                                 Tamweel                        Kingdom Hotel
                new sponsors and conference partners visit                                                             Investments
       www.gcciposummit.com                                                             RAK Petroleum
                                                                                                                       Hikma
                                                                                        Omantel
                                                                                                                       Al Kamil Power
   Praise for Finance IQ’s Global Conference Series                                                                    Company
                                                                                        du Telecom
    One of the most          valuable institutional conferences
                                                                                        Investcom                      Dhofar Power
                          I have ever been to.
                                                                                                                       Company
                        CEO, The Fortune Group
                                                                                        Petrofac
                                                                                                                       Aes Barka Power
                                                                                        Nakheel                        Company
          World-first keynote presentations                                             Expert insights from:
          Discover how the new commercial companies laws will influence your IPO
          strategy from the UAE Securities and Commodities Authority                    London Stock                   Bank Muscat
          Essential interactive workshops                                               Exchange
          Stay ahead of the curve and debate the latest disclosures and listings                                       EFG-Hermes
          requirements at our exclusive DIFX and DFSA full day workshop
                                                                                        Dlala Holdings
          Exclusive regional case studies                                                                              Qatar National
          Benchmark your IPO ambitions against the roadmap to IPO success being
          established by RAK Petroleum, Du Telecom and Tamweel amongst                  Prime Database                 Bank
          many others
          Premier international perspectives                                            Baker Botts                    Rasmala
          Discover exclusive insights into recent Middle East IPO case studies such
          as Investcom, Telecom Egypt, Petrofac, Hikma, Bank Muscat, Kingdom            Global Investment House
          Hotel Investments and i-mate from the London Stock Exchange
          Unrivalled networking opportunities                                           Business Intelligence    Online Media        Sole Broadcasting
          Only here will you meet the entire active IPO community in one place at one   Partner                  Partner             Partner
          time. Debate with peers over executive lunches and discuss the implications
          of what you hear at the exclusive GCC IPO Summit Cocktail Reception


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                                                                                  GCC IPO SUMMIT


 PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP                                               A                 POST-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP                                              B
 10 December 2006 • 09.00 – 16.00                                                        13 December 2006 • 09.00 – 16.00


MAXIMIZING VALUATIONS AND ATTRACTING                                                    GUARANTEEING POST-LISTING SUCCESS
A LARGER INVESTOR BASE: TRANSPARENCY                                                    THROUGH PRE-LISTING PREPARATION
AND DISCLOSURES IN AN IPO

The successful completion of almost every IPO in the recent past                        There are many interested parties in an IPO. These include the
indicates a strong appetite among investors for reasonably good                         company, its directors and shareholders’, affairs officers, lead
offerings. However, one often wonders if the issuers are getting                        manager and co-managers, underwriters, founding shareholders,
the right prices for the shares offered. Thus, the question asked                       investors, successful applicants, brokers, analysts, regulators
most often is: are the disclosures and processes adequate for the                       and journalists. Each of these players in the IPO process has an
attainment of valuations that suit both the issuer as well as the                       interest in the company post-listing, and many issues should be
investor in the near and long term?                                                     addressed before listing. Attendees at this workshop will work
                                                                                        with peers in the industry to discuss the range of business critical
In the morning, this workshop will deliver a series of presentations
                                                                                        issues highlighted from recent GCC listings.
and question and answer sessions that will both inform and educate
you about the latest listings and disclosures developments.                             Issues to be discussed include:
The afternoon will open up the debate to the floor. Engage in                           • New investor information provided to the share registry
interactive discussion as the remainder of the day will see break                       • IT issues affecting the share market itself
out sessions and informal debate based on the information                               • Preparing for the listing of the shares, including managing
disclosed in the morning sessions.                                                        expectations for the share price and volume of transactions
How will you benefit:                                                                   • The role of the media
                                                                                        • Implications of having many investors: the need for a shareholders
• Meet the organizations and individuals designing and
                                                                                          affairs office and the need to print thousands of annual
  implementing the regulations that impact on your business
                                                                                          reports
• Develop an intimate understanding of the what, where, why and                         • Common questions to be expected by shareholder affairs
  when of regulation in the IPO market place                                              departments
• Hear detailed, in-depth analysis of business critical IPO issues                      • Needs of retail shareholders versus institutional shareholders
  that will impact on your business                                                     • How company web sites can be used to provide information to
• Interactive and engaging discussions will help you map a course                         new and potential shareholders, research analysts and
  through the evolving regulatory landscape                                               journalists
Joseph H Bosco, Head of Listing Authority                                               • Archived information: IPO prospectus and past performance of
DIFX                                                                                      the company
                Joseph Bosco has been Head of the Listing Authority at DIFX             • Reporting requirements that need to be anticipated
                since November 2005. Previously he has gained nearly 10 years           • Implications for private companies that intend to go public
                experience as the Head of Listing, Membership and Inspection at
                the National Stock Exchange of India.                                   How you will benefit:
                                                                                        • Realize the full extent of change required for sustainable
Michael Dalby, Head of Market Authority                                                   success as a public company
DIFX                                                                                    • Learn how to manage the complete portfolio of stakeholders
                Michael has in excess of 15 years experience in the regulatory
                aspects of securities markets. His previous positions in clearing and
                                                                                          both new and old
                settlement were at the Australian Stock Exchange.                       • Discover how best to use your resources and learn to
                                                                                          communicate effectively with the market
Stephen Glynn, Associate Director                                                       • Establish long-term success and secure your organizations
DFSA                                                                                      future earning potential
             Stephen’s responsibilities include the supervision and regulation of the
             listing function of the DIFX, recognized members, offers of securities     Dominic Beange, Head of Investment Advisory Services
             and the ongoing obligations of reporting entities. Stephen was formerly    DLALA BROKERAGE AND INVESTMENT HOLDING
             employed in various senior positions with the Australian Securities and
             Investments Commission.                                                    COMPANY QSC
                                                                                                      Dominic Beange has worked in the investment and banking industries
                                                                                                      for over 20 years. He is now Head of Investment Advisory Services at
                                                                                                      Dlala Holding, itself a listed company on the Doha Securities Market.




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08.00   Registration, Coffee and Networking                                                     12.30   Executive Networking Lunch and Refreshment

08.45   Chairman’s Welcome and Conference Opening                                               14.00   How To Prepare For An Ipo Of A Real Estate
                                                                                                        Investment Trust
                       Negotiating An Evolving                                                          Kar Tung Quek brings a lifetime of experience to deliver a presentation
                       Regulatory Landscape                                                             offering an exclusive insight into one of the regions most buoyant
                                                                                                        industries and the chance to discover how IPOs are used to establish
09.00   Implications And Desired Outcome Of The New                                                     and sustain growth in the real estate sector across the region.
        Commercial Companies Law On The IPO Market                                                      Kar Tung Quek, Chief Financial Officer
        And Your Business                                                                               NAKHEEL
        This presentation is an exclusive insight into the opinions of the                              Mr. Kar Tung Quek is the Chief Financial Officer of Nakheel. Recently he brought to
                                                                                                        IPO the largest property securitization (the Raffles City Complex) and the largest REIT
        Securities and Commodities Authority of the likely impact of the New
                                                                                                        (the Suntec City Complex) in Singapore where he was also its CEO up to June 2005.
        Commercial Company Laws currently being drafted in the UAE. What
        can we expect as new regulations are introduced and how best can
        we prepare and accommodate for the changes ahead?                                                 Exclusive IPO Case studies - Part One
        Maryam B. Al Suwaidi, Director, Issuance & Disclosure
        EMIRATES SECURITIES AND COMMODITIES AUTHORITY                                           14.40   What Can You Learn From The Successful IPO
        The Securities and Commodities Authority aims to strengthen the legislative structure
        ensuring the development of the organizational and supervisory framework of the list
                                                                                                        Of Tamweel?
        joint-stock companies and other companies operating in the securities field.                    The conversion of Tamweel, a leading home finance institution in the
                                                                                                        UAE, into a public joint-stock company was the first of its kind in the
09.40   The Importance Of Transparency And                                                              UAE. The National Investor, Tamweel’s lead manager, coordinated
        Disclosures In An IPO                                                                           efforts to see the IPO to a successful conclusion with oversubscription
        Are the requirements for disclosures adequate for the attainment                                of almost 500 times with more than 140,000 subscribers submitting
        of valuations that suit both the issuer as well as the investor in the                          applications for shares. This presentation exposes the reasons behind
        short and long-term? This will be the focus of this presentation as                             the IPO and the successful results seen at Tamweel allowing you to
        the evolving regulatory landscape in the UAE is profiled and the                                benchmark your own ambitions against proven IPO success.
        implications on all stakeholders highlighted. The session will allow the                        Vivek Rao, Finance Manager
        listener to fully appreciate the need for transparency in disclosures for                       TAMWEEL
                                                                                                        Mr. Rao has approximately 10 years of work experience of which the last 5 years have
        the benefit of the IPO community and maturing GCC markets.                                      been in consulting. Mr. Rao started his career with The Discovery Channel in New
        Joseph H Bosco, Head of Listing Authority                                                       Delhi, India before moving to Dubai, where he worked with Jumbo Electronics LLC,
        DIFX                                                                                            playing a key role in finance and consulting.
        Joseph Bosco has been Head of Listing Authority at DIFX since November 2005.
        Previously he has gained nearly 10 years experience: as the Head of Listing,
        Membership and Inspection at the National Stock Exchange of India.                      15.20   Networking and Refreshments

10.20   Networking and Refreshments                                                             15.50   Establishing A Telecom Giant – The Successful
                                                                                                        IPO Of Du Telecom
10.50   Disclosures And Transparency For An Active                                                      This presentation will profile the successful IPO of du Telecom, leading
        And Orderly Market                                                                              the listener through a step by step guide to the successful launch of
        This presentation will draw on Prithvi’s extensive three-decades of                             a new telecoms company on to the public markets. This exclusive
        experience in the regional IPO markets where he will discuss:                                   presentation will give you the chance to dissect one of the region’s
        • Ever-improving disclosure standards in offer documents                                        most successful recent listings and help you develop your own IPO
        • Use of technology for applications and allotments                                             strategy.
        • Successful subscriptions from retail, HNI and QIB segments                                    Samer Khalifa, Finance Director
        • The benefits of a market with high liquidity from day one of                                  DU TELECOM
           secondary market trading                                                                     Mahmoud Amer, Investment Banking Associate
        • The benefits of a market with huge daily volumes of trading                                   EFG-HERMES
        • The benefits of a large retail investor base                                                  Mahmoud recently worked on the “du” IPO and previously on several other equity
        • Implications of the stringent regulations the stock exchanges                                 and M&A telecommunications deals in the UAE, including Thuraya Satellite
           impose to administer the markets                                                             Telecommunications’ private placement and Tecom Investment’s acquisition of 40% of
                                                                                                        Axiom Telecom.
        Prithvi Haldea, Managing Director
        PRIME DATABASE
        Prithvi Haldea is the founder of PRIME Database and is presently a member of                     Comparison of IPOs across the Region
        Primary Market Advisory Committee of SEBI, SEBI Committee on Disclosures, Listing
        Committees of NSE and BSE, Index Committee of BSE and ASOCHAM’s and CII’s                                 - Part One
        Capital Market Committees.
                                                                                                16.30   Establishing Clarity Across The Regulatory
11.30   Interactive Solution Finding Session                                                            Landscape Of Saudi Arabia
        Today’s morning presentations are designed to generate a lot
                                                                                                        This presentation will unlock the regulatory requirements in the Saudi
        of questions and discussion, which can be fully realized in these
                                                                                                        market, exploring the differences that are present, for example, in
        interactive sessions. They are frequently voted among the highlights
                                                                                                        feedstock allocations and conversion of closed joint stock companies.
        of these events, providing you with the further time you need to
                                                                                                        These differences will be illustrated by using examples from the
        fully dissect the developments of the morning with your peers and
                                                                                                        telecoms and petrochemical industries and mega-projects within Saudi
        conference speakers. You will be divided into groups of limited size
        to ensure that you are able to quiz and probe both your peers and                               Arabia, providing the listener with a comprehensive understanding of
        speakers in an informal atmosphere, exploring how you can implement                             the evolving Saudi regulatory framework.
        improved IPO management strategies.                                                             Babul Parikh and Stephen Matthews, Partners
                                                                                                        BAKER BOTTS LLP
        Improving IPO Disclosures And Distribution Channels For A                                       Stephen Matthews’ practice centers on banking and finance. Babul Parikh represents
                                                                                                        major investors and banking institutions in the development of projects in the Middle
        Healthy IPO And IPO Market
                                                                                                        East. Between them Babul and Stephen have nearly 2 decades of experience in
        Development of a more comprehensive prospectus and enhancing the                                advising on projects in Saudi Arabia.
        structure of your marketing strategies to increase investor confidence
        Continuing Development Of A Risk-based And Principles-based                             17.10   Chairman’s Closing Remarks and End of Conference Day One
        Regulation System: Understanding Changing Requirements For
        Your Company
        Applied best practice to develop fair and transparent IPO applications
        procedures for the benefit of all stakeholders                                                       The end of day one will see all attendees invited to the exclusive

        Aligning GCC Disclosures And Reporting Standards To Improve
                                                                                                             GCC IPO Summit Cocktail Reception.
                                                                                                             Fully dispel the myths of the GCC IPO market and exchange
        Inter-GCC Capital Investment Flows
        Developing detailed and common disclosures across the GCC to                                         your views with peers across the IPO and business community
        improve market transparency                                                                          over drinks in a relaxed and informal environment.

        Facilitated by the chair and morning speakers

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08.00   Registration, Coffee and Networking                                                             current GCC IPO market concentrating on the essential developments
                                                                                                        and need to know information for the long-term success of your
08.45   Chairman’s Welcome and Conference Opening                                                       business and the markets.
                                                                                                        • What are the key elements to IPO success
        Comparison Of IPOs Across The Region                                                            • Understand the current IPO climate for sustainable IPO success
                                                                                                        • Enhance your understanding of the future of the IPO business
                     - Part Two                                                                         Rajiv Nakani, Head of Investment Banking
                                                                                                        GLOBAL INVESTMENT HOUSE
09.00   Managing IPOs And Privatization In Oman                                                         Rajiv has fourteen years experience in the field of Investment Banking & Asset
        This presentation brings to the event the wealth of experience                                  Management. As Head of Investment Banking, Rajiv manages private placements,
                                                                                                        initial public offerings, privatizations and mergers and acquisitions. Currently, Rajiv
        Bank Muscat has in the successful management of Government                                      also serves as a Director on the Board of Al Razzi Holding Co.
        privatizations and IPOs. The presentation will specifically profile
        several recent privatizations in Oman of leading power companies, Al
        Kamil Power, Dhofar Power and Aef Parka Power Company together
                                                                                               14.10    Dancing With Elephants: Lessons Learned By A
        with Oman’s leading telecoms company Omantel.                                                   Pre-IPO Company
        Nilesh Gavankar, Head of Corporate Finance                                                      RAK Petroleum is seeking to fully establish itself in the oil and
        BANK MUSCAT                                                                                     gas industry of the Middle East. It is currently negotiating the right
        Bank Muscat has established assets worth over USD 5.2 billion and is the largest                path towards a successful IPO which will launch its operations to a
        Bank in Oman with a strong presence in Consumer Banking, Corporate Banking,                     sustainable and competitive level. This presentation will detail the
        Investment Banking, Asset Management, Private Banking and Project Finance.                      reasons why RAK Petroleum are looking to complete an IPO and how
                                                                                                        it will allow them to fulfill their ambitions. This will interest investors and
09.40   Best Practice Legal Approach: Regulating Ipos                                                   financiers alike as a new company announces its IPO strategy.
        In Oman                                                                                         Philip Turberville, Chief Executive
        This presentation will provide all the need to know information for                             RAK PETROLEUM
        negotiating with regulatory requirements in Oman for a successful                               Philip has worked with Shell internationally in many senior finance and general
                                                                                                        management positions for over 22 years, before his role at RAK Petroleum.
        IPO. It will provide detailed analysis and offer comparison against
        other regional markets allowing you to fully appreciate the principles
        behind the application of the Omani system                                             14.50    Networking and Refreshments
        Mahmood Al Rawahi
        Director, Issuance and Disclosure                                                      15.20    IPOs Best Practice For Listing In Global And
        CAPITAL MARKETS AUTHORITY, OMAN                                                                 Local Markets
        Mohmood is currently I am working as the Director of Issue and Disclosure                       This presentation will discuss distinct segments for primary listing
        Department at Capital Market Authority. Also I am a board member of the Investor’s              of shares, the listing and trading of Global Depository Receipts and
        Trustee Fund which is managing the Unclaimed Money of the investors in securities
        market.                                                                                         SMEs. Companies may choose to list their shares only in London,
                                                                                                        or to use London listing as well as a local listing. With reference to
10.20   Networking and Refreshments                                                                     case studies of MENA companies this session will cover the different
                                                                                                        processes, participants and platforms that are involved to give you the
                                                                                                        opportunity to develop a broader understanding of IPOs globally. Case
10.50   Critical Success Factors For IPOs In Qatar And
                                                                                                        studies may include Investcom, Telecom Egypt, Petrofac, Hikma,
        The GCC                                                                                         Bank Muscat, Kingdom Hotel Investments and i mate.
        Last year The Alrayyan IPO marked QNB’s tenth IPO management                                    Graham Dallas, Head of Business Development
        project. This earned QNB regional recognition as the first bank to                              LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE
        manage a pan-GCC IPO successfully, without help from an external                                Graham joined the London Stock Exchange from Nasdaq in 2002. He heads the
        consultant or a foreign banking partner. The presentation will include:                         London Stock Exchange’s International Business Development teams in both MENA
        • Why we should IPO and what is required                                                        and the Americas and he has been personally responsible for the MENA region since
                                                                                                        2005.
        • IPO challenges
        • Why timing is important.
        • Alrayyan Bank IPO lifecycle                                                                              Beyond The IPO:
        • Private / Family business significance in going public                                                Demonstrating Business Maturity
        Mohamed Al-Khulaifi
        Assistant General Manager, Retail Operations                                           16.00    The A-Z Of Post Listing Requirements
        QATAR NATIONAL BANK                                                                             It must be recognized that a public company has many more
        Since 1988 Mr. Al-khulaifi has worked in a variety of areas within the bank, playing
        a key roll in numerous major projects. The previous post he held was Executive
                                                                                                        stakeholders that require considered and extensive involvement as
        Manager, Electronic Banking & Central Operation.
                                                                                                        their interests extend beyond the IPO process itself. This presentation
                                                                                                        will deliver an overview of all post listing considerations that should
                                                                                                        be addressed well in advance of your IPO being completed and
                      Exclusive IPO Case Studies                                                        demonstrate the long-term benefits that are achievable if these
                              – Part Two                                                                considerations are properly managed.
                                                                                                        Dominic Beange, Head of investment Advisory Services
11.30   Preparing Your Business For An IPO: Creating A                                                  DLALA BROKERAGE AND INVESTMENT HOLDING COMPANY
        Distinction Between Owners And Managers For                                                     QSC
                                                                                                        Dominic Beange has worked in the investment and banking industries for over 20
        A Successful Listing                                                                            years. He is now Head of Investment Advisory Services at Dlala Holding, itself a listed
        Tamer will discuss best practice for making the required adjustments                            company on the Doha Securities Market.
        to your business to ensure your IPO is a sustainable success.
        Significant changes in culture and structure are often needed but can                  16.40    Chairman’s Closing Remarks and End of Conference
        be very difficult to manage. This presentation will use a case study of
        a very large mandate Rasmala is working on which is expected to list
        on DIFX next year, to demonstrate the importance of identifying and
        managing necessary change for a successful IPO.
        Tamer Bazzari, Managing Partner                                                                      WANT TO JOIN THESE SPEAKERS?
        RASMALA
        Prior to joining Rasmala, Mr. Bazzari was the Senior Advisor to the Dubai Financial                    Interested in joining this exclusive speaker panel?
        Market. He also worked on setting-up the Dubai International Financial Centre and                         What do you think needs greater discussion?
        Amlak Mortgages, in addition to founding the UAE CFA Society.
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12.10   Executive Networking Lunch and Refreshment                                                                     Join the speaker shortlist by contacting

13.30   The Financial Landscape In The GCC And
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        Assessment For Listing In The GCC                                                                              with your submitted title and abstract.
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 The GCC IPO market is set for unprecedented change in 2007
 What implications exist for your company?                                                    4               REFRESHMENT POINT                                          7

 This event will deliver a comprehensive assessment of the
 WHEN, HOW, WHY and WHERE of IPOs in the GCC region.                                               5                             IQPC                                6

 Only here will you have the opportunity to engage with the law                   Business Intelligence Partner
 makers, IPO and listing experts from markets across the GCC                                        Middle East Monitor is published by Business Monitor International, and
                                                                                                    provides political risk assessment and macroeconomic analysis and forecasts
 and around the world whilst scrutinizing the actions of CEO’s                                      for corporates, banks, government departments, business libraries and research
                                                                                                    centres involved in these markets.

 and CFO’s on their own IPO ambitions.                                                              To sign up for a free trial to this monitor, please contact Steve Ryan, Marketing
                                                                                                    Manager (sryan@businessmonitor.com). For further information on the wealth
                                                                                                    of information Business Monitor International provides, please check out our
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                                                                                                    individual emerging markets and offers decision makers a powerful blend of
                                                                                                    business, political and economic news, market research, business intelligence
        essential reasons to attend the GCC IPO SUMMIT                                              and analysis on a daily basis all ‘under one roof’. Working with premier suppliers
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     A balance of pre and post IPO perspectives with
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     exclusive regulator and advisor input
                                                                                                       CNBC Arabiya, the region’s first and only business TV channel, broadcasts
                                                                                                       live, real-time coverage of business in the Middle East, in Arabic. Broadcasting
                                                                                                       from Dubai, the station’s bureaus are located in Riyadh, Jeddah, Al Khobar,
                                                                                                       Kuwait City, Doha, Manama, Cairo, Beirut, Tokyo and London. Over 200
                                                                                                       of the finest journalists and reporters present an unprecedented 15 hours
     Extensive coverage spotlighting the region’s key IPO                                              of live business news and market coverage directly from the heart of the



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                                                                                                       region’s business centres, keeping you continually informed with information

     markets, developing your awareness of the IPO
                                                                                                       that matters.
                                                                                  During the day, our stock market coverage is the definitive, and only, television source of regional
                                                                                  market activity, through live coverage of action directly from the exchanges. For real-time stock
     community throughout the GCC and beyond                                      prices, the CNBC Arabiya ticker is the sole source on television while the our stack delivers
                                                                                  regional and international currency and commodity prices.
                                                                                  In the evening, a lineup of innovative and impactful feature programming and talk shows discuss,
                                                                                  debate and inform you of regional business, financial and socio-economic issues. We keep you
     More networking opportunities than ever                                      keep abreast of international market and business news through our coverage from Europe and



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                                                                                  the US while hourly news bulletins throughout the day keep you updated on the political front.

     before: meet new and future partners and realize                             CNBC Arabiya is global, influential, real-time, engaging and accountable.

                                                                                  Media Partners
     expansion and business opportunities                                                                        Euromoney Yearbooks offers a series of internationally acclaimed
                                                                                                                 Yearbooks providing definitive market guidance on a particular
                                                                                                                 financial sector. Each of our financial books offers a virtual
     Detailed and in-depth analysis of business critical                                                         marketplace in one volume ensuring its readers know the key issues
                                                                                                                 and players.


4    IPO issues through extensive and interactive dialogue
     and debate
                                                                                                                 Visit our website to view our accomplished Project Finance and
                                                                                  Privatisation & Public Private Partnership titles along with our complete range of annual publications at
                                                                                  www.euromoney-yearbooks.com

                                                                                                       PRIME Database (www.primedatabase.com), set up in 1989 as a pioneering
                                                                                                       activity, tracks the Indian primary capital market. PRIME is still India’s
                                                                                                       only database on resource raising by the Indian corporate sector and the

     International expertise applied in a regional context
                                                                                                       government. It covers extensive information on IPOs, rights issues, private
                                                                                                       placements, preferential issues, venture capital, overseas offerings. It also


5    for a full scale comparative assessment of the IPO
     landscape
                                                                                                       operates databases on buybacks, delistings and open offers. Over the
                                                                                                       last 17 years, PRIME has captured and analyzed detailed data on over
                                                                                  35,000 offerings. PRIME is highly regarded for its accuracy, timeliness and coverage, has a large
                                                                                  subscriber base and is extensively quoted by the media.

                                                                                  Headline Media Partner
                                                                                                                      Saneou Al Hadath speaks to the Arab audience of the Gulf
     Created for the IPO market place by the IPO                                                                      States. An accessible and easy to read monthly magazine which
                                                                                                                      looks at current events and business news that affect people’s


6    market place to ensure you have access to the
     information and people that matter to you
                                                                                                                      everyday lives, Saneou Al Hadath talks about products we use,
                                                                                                                      companies we know, and people we hear of. It aims to inform its
                                                                                  public, and to inspire them through success stories of men and women who made it big.
                                                                                  Saneou Al Hadath takes pride in its in-depth research, objective reporting, and unique European
                                                                                  concept within an Arabic context. The magazine has had incredible success in the GCC; the UAE
                                                                                  and Saudi Arabia in particular. Medialeader, the publishing house of Saneou Al Hadath, has recently
                                                                                  entered the North African market as well, with a launch of a local version of Saneou Al Hadath.


         T: +971 50 243 1552   F: +971 (0) 4 360 4481   E: fajfer.candy@iqpc.ae   W:     www.gcciposummit.com
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International Conference: 11 – 12 December 2006
                                                                                                                                                      Phone              +971 50 243 1552
Interactive Workshops: 10 & 13 December 2006
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                                                                                                                                           IQPC recognises the value of learning in teams. Group
                                                                                                                                           bookings at the same time from the same company receive
                               For registration call:                                                                                      discount:
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                                                                                                                                           • 3 or more 7%                  • 5 or more 10%                  • 8 or more 15%
                               Senior Project Manager
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                                                                                                                                           VENUE:         The Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai, UAE
                                                                                                                                                          Sheikh Zayed Road
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                                                  CONFERENCE PRICE                                                                                        Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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