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Dubai may use sovereign fund to repay debt

Dubai may use sovereign fund to repay debt

Dubai could use the $3.8 billion raised by its sovereign wealth fund to pay for its debts, as Dubai entities still have about $10 billion due next year.

December 6, 2011 3:46
 
Private equity funds in an uphill battle to lure buyers

Private equity funds in an uphill battle to lure buyers

With Dubai not having seen an IPO in over three years, MENA's private equity funds are scrambling for profits before investment exits. Analysts say M&As will lead the way.

October 3, 2011 1:40
 
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
 
European bank rescues risky terrain for Gulf SWFs

European bank rescues risky terrain for Gulf SWFs

Gulf sovereign wealth funds may be tempted to make a quick injection into failing European banks but Una Galani hopes they’ve learned from their mistakes in 2007.

September 24, 2011 5:39
 
Open for business

Open for business

Arab SWFs have money. The West can use all it can get. In fact, they’ve thrown their doors open to the Arab world. Have perceptions of Arab funds changed?

October 29, 2008 12:32