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UAE bourses merger shelved as terms not agreed

Unclear if deal shelved permanently or to be revived later

July 10, 2014 2:39
 
Slowing growth weighs on Middle East M&A values

Slowing growth weighs on Middle East M&A values

Mergers and acquisitions in the Middle East and North Africa rose slightly in 2011, but the combined value of deals fell by more than a quarter as slower economic growth weighed on prices, Ernst & Young said on Sunday.

February 6, 2012 2:25
 
UAE’s Natl Bank of Abu Dhabi appoints M&A head

UAE’s Natl Bank of Abu Dhabi appoints M&A head

National Bank of Abu Dhabi has appointed Michael Aissaoui as head of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) to expand the bank's advisory business, it said on Monday.

January 23, 2012 2:36
 
RBS to sell Middle East M&A business

RBS to sell Middle East M&A business

Five potential parties interested in business - source; Sale part of RBS' global exit from investment banking; Mideast corporate finance head to leave post

January 16, 2012 12:26
 
Debt rebalancing to boost MENA bond market

Debt rebalancing to boost MENA bond market

Shift from loans to debt market helps support bond pipeline; MENA M&A activity down 48 pct in 2011; Equity markets remain nervous, IPOs in high single-digits in 2012

January 15, 2012 5:30
 
On the road again—Dubai draws back suitcase banking

On the road again—Dubai draws back suitcase banking

The GCC barely has work for one hub, despite hopeful construction of three in the region. And without much activity, Dubai is forced to re-embrace suitcase banking, says Una Galani.

October 17, 2011 1:47
 
Lost taste for most ventures

Lost taste for most ventures

Middle East investment banking sees big decline in Q1 2011, as investors shy away from capital markets and indicate crippled appetite for deals, says Thomson Reuters.

April 10, 2011 3:17
 
Middle East unrest to delay regional deals: StanChart

Middle East unrest to delay regional deals: StanChart

Expect regional deal activity to be flat compared to last year; restructuring-related M&A deals to take more time; lender focusing on fragmented industries for deals

March 21, 2011 6:07
 

Regional merger deal values fall 54 percent in Q3

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals announced in…

December 7, 2009 4:19
 
Eureka! Not really

Eureka! Not really

The Minister of Economy says that mergers is the way forward, and that the government has figured out 90 percent of the problems that led the financial crisis

March 3, 2009 3:34