A total of 299 merger and acquisition transactions were completed in the first six months of 2014 in the oil and gas industry globally, with value of $141 billion, up 38 per cent from $102 billion recorded in the first half of 2013, a report sai
Largely because of geopolitical unrest that has curtailed production from Libya, Iraq, and Iran, commodity prices have remained relatively high for the first half of the year in the Middle East, said an industry expert.
While nearly two thirds of companies worldwide find social business initiatives are positively impacting their business outcomes, maturing organisations in the Middle East say that it represents an opportunity to fundamentally change the way the
Deloitte Financial Advisory in the Middle East has appointed Nick Witty as real estate advisory director.
Witty, who will be based in Qatar, is returning to the region after a brief spell in the UK and will be leading real estate
Deloitte Financial Advisory in the Middle East has appointed Bruce Allan as the director for its Real Estate Valuation unit in Dubai, UAE.
Allan brings over 25 years of experience with a wide range of specialist valuation skills,
Banks in the Middle East will require three years to implement IFRS 9 (International Financial Reporting Standards) , and will come under pressure with a 2018 effective date, according to a new report.
The challenges and consequen
Many resource-rich countries in the region do not perform as well on social and environmental indicators when compared to countries of similar per capital wealth which are not dependent on natural resources, said an expert.
Savills, a global real estate services provider, and Deloitte Real Estate have been jointly instructed to sell the iconic Gherkin, a 40-storey skyscraper in the heart of the financial district of London.
It follows the appointment
Banks which have the experience of operating in volatile markets, combined with their knowledge of how to reach unbanked and under banked population, are better positioned to achieve a successful expansion to developed and other emerging markets
Deloitte has appointed Zahi Zeini, an audit and advisory partner with more than 20 years Middle Easter experience, to lead the firm’s Bahrain practice.
Zeini, a US CPA, has led a large portfolio of audit