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Sharif Eid

Portfolio Manager, Global Sukuk and MENA Fixed Income
Franklin Templeton Investments (ME) Ltd

Sharif Eid


Sharif Eid is a portfolio manager for Franklin Templeton Investments (Middle East) Limited. Mr. Eid joined the Global Sukuk and MENA Fixed Income investment team in April 2009 as a research analyst where he helped develop the group's fundamental research process and production. Mr. Eid was promoted to portfolio manager in 2011 and is currently the co-manager of the FTIF GCC Bond Fund and co-manager of Global Sukuk institutional accounts.

Prior to joining Franklin Templeton Investments (Middle East) Limited, formerly Algebra Capital, Mr. Eid worked for TD Securities in Toronto as a trader. He rotated through credit, FX and interest rate option desks.

Mr. Eid holds a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering and a master's degree in mathematical finance, both from the University of Toronto.

FTIML-Dubai is an active, research-driven, team-based manager which aims to achieve superior long-term investment performance against relevant benchmarks and to provide excellent, value-added client service through the Franklin, Templeton and Mutual Series investment groups. The fund management team performs bottom-up research to manage assets in private and public markets across all asset classes. Their services are packaged as fund solutions, discretionary mandates or structured products.

Franklin Templeton launched a dedicated bond fund aimed at capitalising on the growing debt market in the Gulf region which was supported by portfolio Sharif Eid.

Speaker at these events:

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East 2023

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East 2022

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East 2021

  • Oil-price, inflation, fiscal deficits and ratings: What does post-COVID economic recovery look like?
  • Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East 2020 - Virtual Conference

    Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East 2020

    Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Saudi Arabia 2019

    Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East 2019