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Arabtec shares drop on 1 million homes setback

Arabtec shares drop on 1 million homes setback Subscription

1 September 2015 | By

Less commitment to project could be net positive

Saudi Electricity Company seeks financing

Saudi Electricity Company seeks financing Subscription

1 September 2015 | By

Bonds and bank credit to finance projects

Lebanon plans eurobond in September

Lebanon plans eurobond in September Subscription

26 August 2015 | By

Government debt expected to reach 126 per cent of GDP

Stock market

GCC stock markets bounce back Subscription

26 August 2015 | By

Gulf equity markets begin recovery from week of losses

The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul)

Tadawul leads further day of GCC market losses Subscription

25 August 2015 | By

Sell-off moderates but Saudi Arabia suffers

Petroceltic invites bids for $2bn Algerian gas project

Petroceltic denies anonymous corruption accusations Subscription

23 August 2015 | By

Dissident shareholder renews battle

Jeddah

Saudi Arabia outlook turns negative Subscription

23 August 2015 | By

Ratings agency revises outlook on lower oil prices

Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul)

GCC stock markets fall on new oil lows Subscription

20 August 2015 | By

Tadawul and DFM hardest hit

Muscat, Oman

Oman budget deficit exceeds projections Subscription

20 August 2015 | By

Lower than expected oil prices hit sultanate’s finances

New York Exchange

Abu Dhabi group looks west for IPO Subscription

20 August 2015 | By

Investment firm hopes to raise more than $1bn

IPOs

New York Exchange

Abu Dhabi group looks west for IPO Subscription

20 August 2015 | By

Investment firm hopes to raise more than $1bn

Metro remains in Kuwait’s top agenda

Metro remains in Kuwait’s top agenda Subscription

5 August 2015 | By ,

Communications ministry affirms commitment for project to go ahead  

GCC IPO activity

Recovery starts for IPOs in GCC Subscription

3 August 2015 | By

Saudi Arabia sees most listing activity

Egypt’s budget projections too ambitious

Pioneers Holding juggles acquisitions Subscription

28 July 2015 | By

Real estate IPO and acquisition planned

Emaar Misr records profit jump

Emaar Misr announces sales hike Subscription

14 July 2015 | By

Share price has fallen since IPO

Amlak shares soar on Dubai exchange

Dubai market gains on institutional investment Subscription

8 July 2015 | By

Amlak volatility drives high trading volumes

Egypt stock exchange bell

Egypt stock exchange prepares for Emaar Misr shares Subscription

5 July 2015 | By

High interest from local and GCC banks for Emaar Misr shares

Financiers keen on Kuwait PPP projects

Financiers keen on Kuwait PPP projects Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Local banks eye larger role

Mergers & Acquisitions

Muscat

Oman's United Finance Company rejects takeover Subscription

25 August 2015 | By

Board rejects sole remaining bidder

Dubai-based Abraaj Group has closed a second North Africa fund

Abraaj closes North Africa fund Subscription

24 August 2015 | By

Investments raised surpass targets

Dragon Oil

Shareholders accept Dubai oil company offer Subscription

4 August 2015 | By

Enoc can proceed with acquisition

Riyadh Metro

French firm aquires 51 per cent of Projacs Subscription

4 August 2015 | By

Deal will deepen operations in the Middle East

Indian airline denies Qatar talks

Indian airline denies Qatar talks Subscription

30 July 2015 | By

No negotiations under way on equity stake

Qatar Airways is in talks to buy a significant stake in an Indian airline

Qatar in talks to buy Indian airline Subscription

29 July 2015 | By

Qatar Airways clarifies earlier reports

Egypt’s budget projections too ambitious

Pioneers Holding juggles acquisitions Subscription

28 July 2015 | By

Real estate IPO and acquisition planned

Construction on Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi

Arcapita acquires Abu Dhabi properties Subscription

14 July 2015 | By

Investment management firm on the road back from bankruptcy

Capital markets trends

MEED comment

Philippa Wilkinson

GCC stock markets still volatile Subscription

30 August 2015 | By

Some recovery seen after substantial falls

Philippa Wilkinson

No end in sight for stock market misery Subscription

24 August 2015 | By

China uncertainty prompts sell-off, but oil prices are the real concern

Philippa Wilkinson

A whimper not a bang for the Tadawul Subscription

16 June 2015 | By

The much anticipated opening of Saudi Arabia’s stock exchange is likely to underwhelm

To control its spiralling costs and return to profitability, Arabtec will need the best people

People are the problem for Arabtec Subscription

21 April 2015 | By

Board and senior management changes take their toll on Dubai contractor

The UAE’s new Companies Law has missed an opportunity to revolutionise the country’s capital markets

UAE Companies Law misses opportunity Subscription

7 April 2015 | By

New legislation will drive market for initial public offerings, but could have gone further

Special reports

Stock market

MEED 100: The region's largest listed companies Subscription

25 March 2015

There have been a few big new entries

Kuwait

Kuwait stock exchange in need of reforms Subscription

15 October 2014

The bourse needs new regulations that will make it more appealing to investors

Biographies

Nomaan Raja Subscription

27 July 2014

Nomaan Raja is partner in Dubai at Latham & Watkins

Andrew Tarbuck Subscription

20 July 2014

Andrew Tarbuck is partner in Dubai at Latham & Watkins

Andrew Macklin Subscription

20 July 2014

Andrew Macklin is partner in Doha at Latham & Watkins

Sami al-Louzi Subscription

20 July 2014

Sami al-Louzi is partner in Riyadh and Dubai at Latham & Watkins

Charles Fuller Subscription

20 July 2014

Charles Fuller is partner in Dubai at Latham & Watkins

Christopher Lester Subscription

20 July 2014

Christopher Lester is counsel at Latham & Watkins in Abu Dhabi

GCC stock exchanges


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