Deal News

Mid market M&A activity picking up

May 29,2013
Merger & acquisitions activity is picking up in the Middle East region, particularly in the mid market segment, according to law firm Clyde & Co. The company worked on 42 M&A deals during 2012, most ...

MENA M&A update for first quarter 2013

May 23,2013
Despite several interesting deals in the first quarter of 2013, the M&A market in the region remains slow. Investment banking revenue is driven more by debt issuing than by M&A transactions. For full ...

US food franchises expanding in Middle East

May 08,2013
Three US based casual food operators are looking to the Middle East for franchisees. Camilla’s Ice Cream Bars, Saladworks and Earl of Sandwich all see plenty of opportunity for franchisees in ...

M&A value doubles in first quarter of 2013

Apr 25,2013
The UAE tops Mergers & Acquisitions activity in MENA during the first Quarter of 2013, according to the latest report by Ernst & Young. M&A deal values doubled, while the volume of deals declined ...

Merger between UAE and US law firms

Apr 17,2013
Baker & MckKenzie of the US is merging with UAE law firm Habib Al Mulla in the first major integration between a UAE local firm and a major international player. The Financial Times reports that the ...