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MENA M&As survive on mid-size deals and SWFs

MENA M&As survive on mid-size deals and SWFs

Modest recovery is expected in mergers and acquisitions across MENA next year, with most driven by mid-size restructuring. Not a bad start for 2012, but not great either.

September 26, 2011 12:25
 

Dubai has recovered from economic downturn -Ruler

Sheikh Mohammed said that while some government agencies failed to meet expectations, the government is not in the process of holding departments accountable.

March 10, 2011 4:23
 
Business View: Consumers need financial know-how

Business View: Consumers need financial know-how

The financial crisis was a wake-up call for consumers in the Middle East, according to Lama Kabbani at Visa. She tells us how her company is working to help.

December 13, 2010 2:44
 
UAE youngsters clueless on cash

UAE youngsters clueless on cash

Kipp explores the question of financial education for the UAE’s younger generation: Do they really need lessons on learning the lessons of the credit crunch?

September 28, 2010 4:58
 
The Six Degrees of Sheikh Omar Bin Saqr Al Qassimi

The Six Degrees of Sheikh Omar Bin Saqr Al Qassimi

The CEO of RAK Airways just announced the re-launch of their passenger flights. But how can we connect him to a prominent Lebanese business tycoon through a Bollywood Diva?

September 27, 2010 4:28
 

Greek President: country “on the brink of the abyss”

Proposed austerity measures spark violent clashes between protestors and police.

May 6, 2010 12:49
 
Dubai dazzling on the catwalk?

Dubai dazzling on the catwalk?

The emirate’s fashion scene may have been affected by the financial crisis, but some in the industry see a more positive trend in the future.

March 18, 2010 7:17
 
Abu Dhabi landlords name their price

Abu Dhabi landlords name their price

According to a property law soon to be implemented in the emirate, landlords could become the new arbiters of rental rates.

March 11, 2010 7:20
 
What you can do if your property project is on hold

What you can do if your property project is on hold

According to a recent report, 243 real estate developments in Dubai have either stalled or been cancelled. Here are six courses of action if it happens to you.

March 8, 2010 3:09
 
More spending, healthier economy?

More spending, healthier economy?

Despite the global increase in consumer spending, there will be mixed benefits in the GCC due to the region’s varied demographics.

March 2, 2010 4:13
 
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