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Bank Sarasin-Alpen and Alpen Capital set to entertain with the Annual Global Fusion concert - Leading artistes including UAE's Adel Al Khumais to perform

Dubai, 3rd January, 2010

Bank Sarasin-Alpen (ME) Limited, a subsidiary of Bank Sarasin & Co. Ltd, a leading Swiss private bank, together with its investment banking associate Alpen Capital (ME) Limited will host its annual GLOBAL FUSION concert on Friday, 22 January 2010 at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai. This year's concert brings together 10 artistes from across the world with their varied musical styles. The concert will feature Ustad Shujaat Khan - the sitarist with a sufi twist as the lead artiste along with musical gurus like Tim Ries, Kevin Hays, Dhaffer Youssef, Karsh Kale, Nguyên Lê, Katayoun Goudarzi, Yogesh Samsi, and Manjari Chaturvedi. One of the main highlights of the concert is the presence of the UAE Oudh player - Adel Al Khumais.

Bank Sarasin-Alpen and Alpen Capital started operating in the DIFC in early 2005. The two organizations function in a unique business model wherein the investment banking capabilities of Alpen Capital complement the private banking activities of Bank Sarasin-Alpen. The organizations have expanded their operations to Qatar and Oman in 2008 and to India in 2009.

Global Fusion - Musical Fusion across borders
Rohit Walia, Executive Vice Chairman & CEO Bank Sarasin-Alpen and Alpen Capital
"Supporting the arts and the music is a very important part of our corporate culture. It has been six years since we launched the concept of Global Fusion in Dubai and we are happy that the concert provides a platform for artistes across musical genres to perform in the region. This time around, we are also showcasing the talents of a UAE based artist."

The Global Fusion which is a much sought after networking occasion Global will be attended by Bank Sarasin-Alpen's and Alpen Capital's clients from across the GCC as well as many leading personalities of the region.