• Legatum Wins at the 2013 Commercial Interior Design Awards

    We are proud to announce that Legatum's new headquarters has won this year's prestigious 'Interior Design of the Year: Office' award. Internationally acclaimed architects, Pringle Brandon Perkins + Will, were commissioned to design the interior in
  • Legatum Plaza - Our New Home

    Legatum relocated its global headquarters to Legatum Plaza in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) on the 7th July 2013.  This nine-level building is located in the prestigious Gate Precinct and enjoys a unique position between the iconic
  • Legatum CEO Mark Stoleson on Capital Inflows in India

    Mark Stoleson, CEO of Legatum, tells Forbes India that what happened in the Andhra Pradesh microfinance sector was an aberration, but it almost killed off the entire sector. Mr. Stoleson answers questions about Indian policy makers, investment in
  • Who Are The Happiest People In The World?

    The United Nations passed a resolution declaring March 20, 2013 the first International Day of Happiness. The resolution recognized "happiness and well-being as universal goals and aspirations in the lives of human beings around the world and the
  • New END Fund website launched

    We are proud to announce the launch of the new END Fund website!  The END Fund is a collaboration between some of the most progressive philanthropists around the globe, coming together to form the world's first private initiative aimed at tackling
  • Legatum Fellows bring innovation to emerging markets

    For more than 150 years, MIT has been lauded for educating innovators and entrepreneurs. Many of these pioneers have launched their ventures in developed countries. But in recent years a new trend has emerged, as an increasing number of MIT
  • Social Impact Is Investing, Not Fundraising

    Susan Raymond, Ph.D. of Changing Our World Inc. outlined the arc of evolution in philanthropy. The first stage is when philanthropists talk about collaboratives. Donors understand they can never get to scale themselves, she said. An example of
  • Investor link-ups may represent new norm for owners

    The tie-up between Scorpio Tankers and Dubai fund outfit Legatum could provide a new model for cash-starved shipowners. A new way forward for at least some public shipowners starved of growth capital may be showing itself in the sort of link-up now
  • Ellen Agler, Chief Executive Officer of The END Fund, the worlds first private philanthropic initiative to combat the seven most common neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in Africa, announced today the official launch of The END Fund, as well as
  • Appointment of Ellen Agler as CEO of The END Fund

    Legatum has announced the appointment of Ellen Agler as Chief Executive Officer of The END Fund, the worlds first donor-advised fund dedicated to neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). The END Fund is a joint collaboration between some of the worlds