BBK, Bahrain’s pioneer in retail and commercial banking, hosted an investment seminar for its clients along with Franklin Templeton on January 18th, 2012 at Gulf Hotel – Kingdom of Bahrain.
The seminar focused on the outlook of Emerging and Frontier Markets and highlighted available investment opportunities into these markets.
Various BBK’s High Net Worth and corporate clients attended this interactive seminar and diverse issues of investor interest were discussed. Investors were briefed about the current state of global economy, opportunities for investments available in emerging markets, GCC markets and other frontier markets.
BBK’s Chief Executive, Mr. Abdulkarim Bucheery, gave a welcome address followed by presentations from Franklin Templeton executives. On this occasion Mr. Bucheery remarked: “One of the BBK strategic initiatives is to focus on strengthening relationship with our existing clients and always look at improving the quality of our products and delivery channels. As part of our commitment to provide wide range of outstanding investment products to our investors, we have introduced ‘Franklin Templeton’ products under our platform.”
Franklin Templeton Investments is a respected name in the industry, having been managing investments for individuals, institutions, pension plans, trusts, partnerships and other clients globally for over 60 years. BBK is pleased to be able to offer Franklin Templeton’s fund products to their clients.