Deal News

MENA M&A activity up in 2013

Dec 12,2013
The total disclosed value of mergers and acquisitions (M&As) in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region rose 76 per cent from $9.9 billion (Dh36.3 billion) in the third quarter of 2012 to $17.3 ...

Large deals dominate M&A market

Oct 05,2013
A large increase in targeted mergers and acquisitions in the first nine months of 2013 does not herald a sustained increase of Middle Eastern deals in 2014 and beyond, according to Mergermarket. ...

Franchise UAE Expo in Dubai on 25-26 September

Sep 10,2013
The 5th Franchise UAE Expo, the region’s biggest franchise, retail and SME trade event, which will be held at Al Bustan Rotana Hotel, Dubai, from September 25 to 26, hosting exhibitors from a ...

Dubai to host World Entrepreneurship Forum

Aug 05,2013
Dubai SME, the agency of the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the ...

Signs of revival in MENA M&A market

Jun 13,2013
Reuters reports on signs of a revival in the MENA M&A market, In particular, companies form the Gulf are making deals across the MENA region, as valuations have become more realistic. GCC ...