Dubai, 26 March 2014: Fisher Asset Management, LLC, trading as Fisher Investments, recently opened a new branch office in Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). With offices in the United States and subsidiaries in the United Kingdom and Australia, Fisher Investments views DIFC as a major commercial hub of the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, and a gateway to growing its business operations regionally.
Fisher Investments Executive Vice President Justin Arbuckle said, “DIFC’s stable political and economic environment, free economic system, and central location have made it an attractive destination for us to open a branch.”
Commenting on the new office opening, Jeffrey Singer, CEO of DIFC Authority, said: “We are pleased to welcome Fisher Investments to DIFC. The establishment of their office here is a positive development which will help to diversify the asset management offering at the Centre. At the same time, DIFC provides Fisher with a stable, supportive, and secure base to develop their business and will help to improve their access to Middle Eastern, Asian and African markets.”
Fisher Investments is one of the world’s largest independent investment advisers, with over 26,000 private clients and over 100 large institutional clients. Primary offices are located in California and Washington State in the United States.
The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) is the financial and business hub connecting the region’s emerging markets with the developed markets of Europe, Asia and the Americas. Currently, DIFC's client base comprises almost 1,039 active registered firms, including 22 of the world’s top 30 banks, six of the top ten insurers, seven of the top 10 law firms, 11 of the world’s top 20 money managers and seven of the top ten consultant companies in the world.