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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

Abu Dhabi

Adib approves sukuk and share issuance Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Bank to improve capital ratios

Telecoms company Etisalat of the UAE

Mobily troubles hit Etisalat profits Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Saudi telecoms company restates 2014 results

Cairo Egypt

Emaar Misr IPO oversubscribed Subscription

28 June 2015 | By

Initial market capitalisation down from earlier estimates

Emaar Misr records profit jump

Emaar Misr IPO already oversubscribed Subscription

16 June 2015 | By

Retail investors’ subscription starts soon

The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul)

Tadawul value down at close Subscription

16 June 2015 | By

Disappointing day as foreign investors allowed to begin trading

Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul)

Tadawul falls on foreign investor opening Subscription

15 June 2015 | By

Little impact expected in short term

The Tadawul

Foreigners to move cautiously on Tadawul Subscription

14 June 2015 | By

Saudi stock market opening will be dampened by summer lull

Bank of Sharjah issues benchmark bond

Bank of Sharjah issues benchmark bond Subscription

14 June 2015 | By

Debut international bond oversubscribed

MSCI to study Saudi market upgrade

MSCI to study Saudi market upgrade Subscription

11 June 2015 | By

Emerging market status could lead to influx of capital

IPOs

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

Cairo Egypt

Emaar Misr IPO oversubscribed Subscription

28 June 2015 | By

Initial market capitalisation down from earlier estimates

Emaar Misr records profit jump

Emaar Misr IPO already oversubscribed Subscription

16 June 2015 | By

Retail investors’ subscription starts soon

Power plant

Oman power IPO hugely oversubscribed Subscription

15 June 2015 | By

Phoenix Power shares to begin trading on 22 June

Exchange

Emaar Misr sets share pricing Subscription

4 June 2015 | By

Developer prepares to list on Egyptian Exchange

Saudi Arabian Airlines

Saudi aviation IPO starts Subscription

3 June 2015 | By

Service provider hopes to raise $747m 

Egyptian Exchange

Egypt relaxes IPO regulations Subscription

31 May 2015 | By

Free float requirement lowered

Mergers & Acquisitions

LNG ship

Qatar acquires full stake in LNG carriers Subscription

5 July 2015 | By

Both carriers are chartered for 25 years to RasGas

Mergers and acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions plummet in Middle East Subscription

2 July 2015 | By

UAE bucks trend

Dubai's Enoc secures $1.5bn loan

Dubai's Enoc secures $1.5bn loan Subscription

28 June 2015 | By

Debt will support expansion plans

Seoul, South Korea

Saudi fund signs on South Korea acquisition Subscription

16 June 2015 | By

Construction joint venture to be established

Dragon Oil agrees to Enoc's increased takeover offer

Dragon Oil agrees to Enoc's increased takeover offer Subscription

16 June 2015 | By

Enoc to acquire independent oil company

Hong Kong

Qatar buys Hongkong Electric stake Subscription

11 June 2015 | By

Billion dollar acquisition strengthens Qatar’s power portfolio

Oman investment merger approved

Oman investment merger approved Subscription

2 June 2015 | By

Move targeting better balance sheets and cashflow

Egyptian freight firm acquired by Swiss partner

Egyptian freight firm acquired by Swiss partner Subscription

31 May 2015 | By

Logistics firm agrees 100 per cent sale

Capital markets trends

MEED comment

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

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange

ADX must attract more foreign investors Subscription

27 January 2015 | By

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange must lure oversees investers to ensure market stability

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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