Mergers and acquisitions deal activity in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region increased 17 per cent in the third quarter of the year, according to a recent report.
EY's latest Mena Capital Confidence Barometer (CC
Middle Eastern merger and acquisition activity recorded $5.7 billion in the first quarter, 15 per cent less than the $6.8 billion during the same period last year, according to an analysis by Thomson Reuters, a leading source of intelligent in
Chinese outbound mergers and acquisitions (M&A) to the Middle East increased over the first half of last year as local investors became increasingly confident about overseas prospects, said a report.
The fifth edition of the D
The value of global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) rose in 2013 to the highest level recorded since 2009, with the improvement coming after the volume fell back to its lowest point since 2008, a report said.
In total, there we
The UAE has gained eight places over the last five years and is currently ranked as the 19th most attractive country for M&A (merger & acquisition) activity, a report said.
Advancements in technological development are res
The mergers and acquisition (M&A) activity in the Mena region has reached $27 billion year-to-day, its highest since 2001, said a senior executive.
Speaking at the Middle East Banking Forum today (November 26) in Dubai, Husam
Bahrain-based Ahli United Bank (AUB) is looking for acquisitions in its existing markets and in new ones as it tries to build a network across the Middle East, its chief executive said.
Its desire to expand across borders reflects
Qatar Holding, the investment arm of the Gulf state's sovereign wealth fund, has hired former Bank of America Merrill Lynch employee Michael Cho to take a senior role in its mergers and acquisitions (M&A) team.
Cho, who wa
Debt issuance in the Middle East reached $26 billion during the first half of the year, a 40 per cent increase over the same period last year, a report said.
Middle Eastern investment banking fees reached $356.6 million while equity iss
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A scarcity of takeover targets is feeding a desperate scramble in Middle East telecoms M&A. Bahrain's incumbent operator Batelco is eyei