This report provides a comprehensive review of the wealth sector in the Middle East, including HNWI trends, wealth management trends and luxury trends in each country.
- Middle Eastern countries ranked by total wealth, wealth per capita, HNWIs and multi-millionaires.
- Country-wise wealth trends over the past year (2016), with forecasts to 2026.
- Review of the Middle Eastern wealth management sector, including major players by AuM.
- Country and city wealth migration trends over the past year (2016).
- Review of the wealthiest cities in the Middle East.
- Emerging cities in the Middle East – the next wealth hubs.
- Behavioural mapping of the different wealth bands in the Middle East.
- Spending habits of Middle Eastern HNWIs, including: art, classic cars, collectables, prime real estate, second homes, travel, hotels and luxury clothing preferences.
- City-wise property indices for the Middle East - US$ per square meter.
- There are approximately 410,000 HNWIs living in the Middle East, with combined wealth holdings of US$2.1 trillion.
- Approximately US$420 billion of Middle Eastern HNWI wealth is tied up with wealth management companies.
- The UAE is the largest wealth management center in the Middle East with AuM of approximately US$150 billion at the end of 2016. Israel is the 2nd largest with AuM of approximately US$90 billion.
- The most promising emerging ME markets for private banking going forward are: Qatar, Israel and Iran. AuM in these markets are expected to grow by around 8% per annum during the forecast period (2016 - 2026).
1.1 What is this Report About?
1.3 Sources and methodology
2 Country statisitcs
2.1 Benchmarking the Middle East’s Wealth in Context
2.1.1 World statistics
2.1.2 Middle East statistics
2.2 Wealth per capita rankings
2.3 Total wealth rankings
2.4 Wealth trends over the past year
2.5 Wealth growth forecasts to 2026
2.6 HNWI rankings
3 Wealth migration trends
3.1 Countries with large inflows of HNWIs in 2016
3.2 Countries with large outflows of HNWIs in 2016
3.3 Cities with large inflows of HNWIs in 2016
3.4 Cities with large outflows of HNWIs in 2016
3.5 Mechanisms of migration
4 City statistics
4.1 The wealthiest cities in the Middle East
4.2 Emerging cities in the Middle East
5 Spending habits of Middle Eastern HNWIs
5.1 Behavioral mapping
5.3 Prime real estate
5.4 Clothing & accessory brands
5.5 Travel and second home destinations
5.6 Hotel residences
5.7 Luxury residential estates
6 Wealth management in the Middle East
7 About the Author
List of Tables
Table 1: Middle East: HNWI wealth band definitions
Table 2: Middle East: Average wealth (wealth per capita) by country, 2016
Table 3: Middle East: Countries ranked by total wealth held (US$ billion), 2016
Table 4: Middle East: Wealth growth by country, 2015-2016
Table 5: Middle East: Wealth growth forecast by country, 2016-2026
Table 6: Middle East: HNWIs by country, 2016
Table 7: Middle East: Countries ranked by HNWI net inflows, 2016
Table 8: Middle East: Countries ranked by HNWI net outflows, 2016
Table 9: Middle East: Cities with large (500+) inflows of HNWIs in 2016
Table 10: Middle East: Cities with large (500+) outflows of HNWIs in 2016
Table 11: Middle East: The wealthiest cities, 2016
Table 12: Middle East: Behavioral mapping of the different wealth bands, 2016
Table 13: Middle East: Popular classic cars for HNWIs, 2016
Table 14: Middle East: Major cities ranked by US$ per square meter, 2016
Table 15: Middle East: Popular luxury items for HNWIs, 2016
Table 16: Middle East: Most popular hotels for HNWIs, 2016
Table 17: Middle East: The largest wealth managers by AuM, 2016
- Arbuthnot Latham
- Braude Wealth
- Clarity Capital
- Credit Suisse
- Deutsche Bank
- Emirates Investment Bank
- Emirates NBD
- Falcon Private Bank
- Julius Baer
- National Bank of Abu Dhabi
- Northern Trust
- Onyx Wealth Management
- Pioneer Wealth Management
- Societe Generale
- Standard Chartered
- Sweetwood Capital