Dubai: Shaikh Maktoum Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and President of Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), today received Baron David de Rothschild, Chairman of France-based Rothschild Group.
Operating in 34 countries including the UAE’s DIFC, Rothschild provides strategic, M&A, wealth management and fundraising advice and services to governments, companies and individuals. The global financial advisory group which is family-controlled and independent has been at the centre of the world’s financial markets for more than 200 years.
Shaikh Maktoum and Baron Rothschild exchanged views on a broad spectrum of financial and banking issues concerning the world economy and efforts to place global economy back on recovery and growth track.
Shaikh Maktoum also discussed with the leading European banker and investor prospects of joint cooperation between the DIFC and the Rothschild Group in areas like exchange of expertise and financial and investment consultancy. Baron Rothschild commended the DIFC for providing world class services to the banks and companies operating in Dubai, UAE, and Middle East. He noted that DIFC-based banking and investment companies enjoy attractive and competitive privileges including secure and stable living, ultramodern infrastructure, and friendly investment environment which help them to grow and expand in the region.