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Kayello named new MENA head of Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley named veteran banker Sammy Kayello as the chief executive and chairman of its business in the Middle East and North Africa, replacing Kamal Jabre who…

April 8, 2013 9:37
 
BlackBerry brand blunder

(G)RIM times for Blackberry

Fresh outages, dwindling finances and pent up inventory is only half of Blackberry’s list of woes, even as the company puts on a brave front for the public. Heroic or delusional?

July 2, 2012 5:06
 
Qatar’s Doha Bank prices $500M bond

Qatar’s Doha Bank prices $500M bond

Doha Bank priced a $500 million bond on Wednesday through arrangers Morgan Stanley and JP Morgan at the tighter end of guidance, indicating strong demand for the issue.

March 8, 2012 3:38
 
Qtel eyes buyout of partner in Asiacell

Qtel eyes buyout of partner in Asiacell

Qtel eyeing Merchant Bridge's 19-pct stake in Asiacell; Morgan Stanley advising Qtel, C.Suisse assisting MerchantBridge; Sale likely before IPO; Asiacell is Iraq's No.2 mobile operator

January 19, 2012 2:23
 
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
 
Will the UAE have what it takes for an MSCI upgrade?

Will the UAE have what it takes for an MSCI upgrade?

As MSCI's classification review draws nearer, questions around its impact on the UAE's ailing business performance is in the spotlight. Will the UAE see the ranking as worth the change?

December 11, 2011 6:02
 
UAE, Qatar gain momentum in the run up to emerging status verdict

UAE, Qatar gain momentum in the run up to emerging status verdict

UAE and Qatar get another chance at making the grade for the coveted ’emerging market’ status on MSCI’s index. Will they make use of the six months breathing space?

June 22, 2011 2:50
 

Morgan Stanley favors UAE corporate bonds as ME picks

Bank favors Dewa, IPIC, TAQA bonds - analyst; Strong cash position, strategic importance key

June 8, 2011 9:33
 

Abu Dhabi in UK rail bid

Investment Authority teams up with Morgan Stanley and 3i.

August 1, 2010 2:25
 
Will the magic of big names stun the DME?

Will the magic of big names stun the DME?

The Dubai Mercantile Exchange has sold 20 percent equity to bring in Shell and Morgan Stanley. But what can they do?

August 12, 2008 10:59