A production facility at Aramco’s Shaybah oilfield in Saudi Arabia. Photo: Reuters

Goldman Sachs hopes Aramco deal in Saudi Arabia can help it recover from 1MDB fallout

  • After missing out on at least US$25 billion in deals in Abu Dhabi, the bank is well-placed for the world’s biggest initial public offering from Aramco
  • The deal could open the door to more lucrative mandates as Saudi Arabia opens up to foreign investment and plans to privatise state assets
Topic |   Goldman Sachs

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A production facility at Aramco’s Shaybah oilfield in Saudi Arabia. Photo: Reuters
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Fugitive financier Low Taek Jho. Photo: Sam Tsang

Jho Low was ‘master manipulator’ in 1MDB scandal, court hears at disgraced Najib Razak’s corruption trial

  • Aide of former Malaysian leader Najib backs accusations that Low was ‘puppet master’ in multibillion-dollar theft from sovereign wealth fund
  • Low, who has maintained his innocence, ‘was able to persuade people high or low to get what he wants’, Amhari Efendi Nazaruddin says
Topic |   Malaysia 1MDB scandal

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Fugitive financier Low Taek Jho. Photo: Sam Tsang
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