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Uber’s $3.1 Billion Acquisition Of Careem Gets UAE Regulator’s Nod

Investcorp Completes $370M US Property Deal—Its Largest In A Decade

The Oracle Of Apopka: Meet Eddie Brown, One Of Wall Street’s Greatest Untold

World’s Largest Free-Trade Market Launched With Potential GDP Of $2.5 Trillion

Saudi’s New Emerging Market Status Gives A Big Boost To MENA On Global Trading

UAE’s Visa Reforms Begin A New Era For Investors

These Cities Offer Highest Salaries, Most Disposable Income In The Middle East

Gentlemen At The Gate: With Trillions Pouring In, KKR And Its Peers Must Build

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1 month ago

Uber’s $3.1 Billion Acquisition Of Careem Gets UAE Regulator’s Nod

The deal, which is the largest technology transaction in the Middle East, got an approval from the UAE Ministry of Economy.
By Mary Sophia 3 min read
1 month ago

Investcorp Completes $370M US Property Deal—Its Largest In A Decade

The properties acquired are all located in major US metro areas where Investcorp has completed acquisitions previously.
By Mary Sophia 3 min read
1 month ago

The Oracle Of Apopka: Meet Eddie Brown, One Of Wall Street’s Greatest Untold Stories

Eddie Brown’s flagship Small Company Fund is up 21% and has averaged a 19% return annually over the past decade. Since its inception in 1992, the fund is up 22-fold. 
By Antoine Gara 9 min read
1 month ago

World’s Largest Free-Trade Market Launched With Potential GDP Of $2.5 Trillion

The agreement, which aims for a tariff- free, single market of goods and services for 1.2 billion people, has been signed by 52 of the 55-member African Union states.
1 month ago

Saudi’s New Emerging Market Status Gives A Big Boost To MENA On Global Trading Floors

MENA accounts for approx 1.8% of MSCI EM. With Saudi Arabia, that share of the index will increase to around 4.5% after the second phase of inclusion in August.
By Salah Shamma 7 min read
1 month ago

UAE’s Visa Reforms Begin A New Era For Investors

Over the past year, the UAE has made major changes to its visa system to boost the country’s economic competitiveness.
By Amany Zaher 10 min read
1 month ago

These Cities Offer Highest Salaries, Most Disposable Income In The Middle East

While these cities feature in the list of places with high salaries, research shows that income has fallen from last year.
By Mary Sophia 3 min read
1 month ago

Gentlemen At The Gate: With Trillions Pouring In, KKR And Its Peers Must Build Up Rather Than Break Up

KKR, the $200 billion (assets) private equity giant, popularized the leveraged buyout. Today half of its investments and the majority of its dealmakers live abroad. 
By Antoine Gara 17 min read