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Basil M.K. Al-Ghalayini

Basil M.K. Al-Ghalayini is the Chairman and CEO of BMG Financial Group.

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Where are the opportunities in the Saudi educational sector?

After highlighting the growth potential in the Kingdom’s education sector, this week I will shed some light on the obstacles faced by local players and how they could pass through this bottleneck to consolidation.

September 23, 2018

The Saudi educational sector: Where are the opportunities?

I believe that, like health care, the educational sector provides promising high-growth opportunities to local and international investors, both directly and indirectly.

September 08, 2018

Saudi health care sector: Where are the opportunities?

After writing four articles on this promising sector, this week I will conclude my health care series with part five tackling a highly important supporting service to hospitals and health centers around Saudi Arabia which is the health care catering market.

September 01, 2018

Saudi health care sector: Where are the opportunities?

Since every one of us has been to a dental clinic, I believe it is relevant to include the dental care segment of the health care sector in Saudi Arabia as part four of my articles series on health care investment opportunities.

August 26, 2018

Is fintech a fad, or the future?

Almost every other week, I get an invitation to attend a financial technology, or fintech, forum, either in the Kingdom or abroad. Is fintech a fad, or the long-term new flavor of the financial sector?

July 21, 2018