The value of merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions with any Middle Eastern involvement reached $4.7 billion during the first quarter (Q1) of 2016, a decline of 67 per cent compared to Q1 2015 and the slowest first quarter since 2014, sai
The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), a leading bank in the UAE, has appointed Yasser Geissah to the newly created position of head of Equity Capital Markets to oversee the bank’s operations in initial public offerings (IPO).
GCC equity markets are likely to remain on an upward trajectory in the second half of 2013, building momentum on the strong rally witnessed during the first, a report said.
Increased interest of foreign investors in the UAE and Qa
GCC equity markets need more reforms and consolidation to encourage family firms to list on the stock exchanges and drive higher volumes of merger and acquisition activity, top regional banking executives said.
The bankers gathered in Duba
Mena equity markets remained almost flat for the first month of 2010, according to a report by Rasmala Investment Bank.
Uncertainty surrounding Dubai’s debt crisis continued to overshadow the UAE market’s performance, despite announcements
A marked increase in volatility combined with seasonally low liquidity, led to a loss in the equity markets across the region in August 2008.
These factors, along with a spate of negative publicity on the Dubai real estate market and forei