A boom in "nutraceuticals" - food and drinks with potential health benefits - is paving the way for a rush of deals, as food and drug companies compete to dominate a market expected to be worth $280 billion by 2018.
The value of Middle Eastern mergers and acquisitions (M&Ss) reached $9.5 billion during the first quarter (Q1) of 2015, marking a 152 per cent increase from the first three months of 2014 and the best annual start since 2012, a report said.
The value of merger and acquisitions (M&As) in the Mena region touched $9 billion during the first quarter (Q1) of 2015, reaching its median level of the last six years, a report said.
Such trend is reinstating the large deal
The value of Middle Eastern mergers and acquisitions (M&A) reached $50.3 billion in 2014, finishing 23 per cent up on 2013 and the highest annual total since 2010, a report said.
Outbound M&A drove 2014 activity, up 74 per
The value of mergers and acquisitions (M&As) in the Mena region reached $50 billion and $41 billion respectively during 2013 and 2014, ahead of an average of $34 billion during the previous three years, a report said.
Chief executives got their deal-making confidence back in 2014, emboldened by a clearer outlook for their businesses to take the global value for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) to their highest annual level since 2007.
Mergers and acquisitions deal activity in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region increased 17 per cent in the third quarter of the year, according to a recent report.
EY's latest Mena Capital Confidence Barometer (CC
Middle Eastern merger and acquisition activity recorded $5.7 billion in the first quarter, 15 per cent less than the $6.8 billion during the same period last year, according to an analysis by Thomson Reuters, a leading source of intelligent in
Chinese outbound mergers and acquisitions (M&A) to the Middle East increased over the first half of last year as local investors became increasingly confident about overseas prospects, said a report.
The fifth edition of the D
The value of global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) rose in 2013 to the highest level recorded since 2009, with the improvement coming after the volume fell back to its lowest point since 2008, a report said.
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