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GLG recruits MENA specialist Diab as PM in emerging markets team

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GLG Partners has hired Mark Diab as a portfolio manager in its emerging markets team, with responsibility for MENA equities. Diab joins the firm after spending four years at Qatari investment bank AMWAL, where he was a managing director overseeing the equity asset management division.

Diab will report to Bart Turtelboom and Karim Abdel-Motaal, GLG’s co-heads of emerging markets.

Turtelboom commented: “He has a fantastic investment track record and we look forward to the significant contribution that Mark will bring to the firm going forward.”

“Mark’s approach to managing portfolios fits very well with our style,” added Abdel-Motaal. “The GLG Emerging