Challenges and Opportunities for the Wealth Sector in the UAE 2014


Naperville, IL -- (SBWire) -- 01/28/2015 --Reportstack, provider of premium market research reports announces the addition of Challenges and Opportunities for the Wealth Sector in the UAE 2014 market report to its offering.

This report is the result of WealthInsights extensive research covering the high net worth individual (HNWI) population and wealth management market in the UAE.

The report focuses on HNWI performance between the end of 2008 (the peak before the global financial crisis) and the end of 2013. This enables us to determine how well the country's HNWIs have performed through the crisis.


Independent market sizing of the UAE HNWIs across five wealth bands

HNWI volume and wealth trends from 2009 to 2013

HNWI volume and wealth forecasts to 2018

HNWI and UHNWI asset allocations across 13 asset classes

Number of UHNWIs in each state and all major cities

Fastest growing cities and states for UHNWIs (2009-2013)

Insights into the drivers of HNWI wealth

Reasons to Buy

The Challenges and Opportunities for the Wealth Sector in the UAE 2014 is an unparalleled resource and the leading resource of its kind. Compiled and curated by a team of expert research specialists, the database comprises dossiers on over 60,000 HNWIs from around the world.

With the wealth reports as the foundation for our research and analysis, we are able obtain an unsurpassed level of granularity, insight and authority on the HNWI and wealth management universe in each of the countries and regions we cover.

Report includes comprehensive forecasts to 2018.

Key Highlights

The UAE HNWIs held 36.3% of their wealth outside their home country in 2013, equal to US$92.5 billion, which is above the global average of 2030%.

WealthInsight expects foreign asset holdings to value US$118.4 billion by 2018, accounting for 34.2% of total HNWI assets. Europe accounted for 32.8% of these foreign assets in 2013. This was followed by the Asia-Pacific with 23.6%, the Middle East with 20.5%, North America with 9.9%, Africa with 9.0%, and South America with 4.2%.

During the review period, the UAE HNWI allocations to Europe decreased compared with other regions, from 36.7% in 2009 to 32.8% in 2013. The Asia-Pacific and Africa were the emerging regions in terms of global investments.

WealthInsight expects HNWIs to continue reducing their level of investments in Europe over the forecast period, reaching 30.3% in 2018, with both Africa and the Asia-Pacific being the key drivers for growth.

Companies Mentioned

Emirates NBD Private Banking
ADCB Wealth Management
Bank of Sharjah
Quilvest Dubai
Sharjah Islamic Bank
The Lifschultz Organization
Union National Bank
Union National Bank Private Banking
Western Mideast FZCO

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