The value of private equity deals in Mena region rose to $993 million in 2010, compared to $680 million the previous year with the UAE topping the list in terms of the number and value of deals brokered, said a report.
The most popula
GulfMerger said it helped close 'the largest private equity deal in Kuwait's history' with the sale of Al Masar United's controlling stake in Jassim Transport & Stevedoring Company (JTC) to Global Private Equity.
Bahrain-based Investcorp expects to complete its first private equity purchase shortly for its $1 billion Gulf Opportunity Fund.
The bank is looking to invest in small- and medium-sized businesses in the Gulf region ranging from infrastruc