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M&A and Transactions Advisory Sector Bites - Logistics October 2023 Air freight terminals in the GCC region serve as pivotal cargo hubs in the global logistics industry. Situated at the crossroads of major international trade routes, these state-of-the-art facilities are critical for the efficient movement of goods across the world. With a focus on innovation, infrastructure development and strategic positioning, the GCC’s cargo terminals have emerged as vital links in the global supply chain.
M&A and Transactions Advisory Selling Your Business - Preparing for Sale Following on from Part 1 of our ‘Ten-Point Guide to Selling your Business’ publication, which covered an overview of the key steps to be considered to achieve a favourable outcome in a sales process, we are pleased to introduce Part 2 of the series, where we focus on the Preparing for Sale stage.
M&A and Transactions Advisory Sector Bites - F&B August 2023 The Food and Beverage (F&B) sector has continued to grow and show resilience to macro-economic headwinds in 2023, evidenced by strong deal flow and capital raisings in the UAE and broader GCC. Following on from our Q1 2023 update, we are delighted to share our latest F&B edition, summarising key themes, issues and activity in the sector.
M&A and Transactions Advisory Sector Bites - Logistics July 2023 The regional logistics sector has had a positive start to 2023, primarily driven by a stable macro-economic environment, proactive government policies, increasing demand for logistics services and growing investor confidence in the sector's long-term potential. As a result of these factors, the sector continues to see increasing levels of deal activity, with many high-profile acquisitions, partnerships, and collaborations taking place.
M&A and Transactions Advisory Ten-point guide to selling your business - Overview Deciding whether to exit your business can feel overwhelming. Prior to commencing on an intensive, but ultimately rewarding journey and to help you navigate through the process, we have prepared an illustrative ten-point guide which explains what is involved in a typical sales process.
M&A and Transactions Advisory Sector Bites - Logistics April 2023 The logistics sector has had a positive start to 2023, primarily driven by a stable macro-economic environment, proactive government policies, increasing demand for logistics services due to the growth of e-commerce, technological advancements, and growing investor confidence in the sector's long-term potential.
M&A AND TRANSACTIONS ADVISORY Sector Bites - F&B March 2023 M&A continued to prosper in the first five months of 2022 after a record-breaking year in 2021, although the 16 June 2022 US Federal Reserve Bank interest rate increase coupled with increased macroeconomic uncertainty marked a significant turning point for the global deal market.
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS The Evolving Capital Markets Ecosystem In spite of the global downturn in the capital markets, the UAE has not only resisted this trend but has even shown record levels of IPO activity. This trend is likely to continue and provide organisations and shareholders new avenues for growth.
M&A and Transactions Sector Focus: Logistics February 2023 The regional economy performed strongly in the fourth quarter of 2022 owing to a successful FIFA World Cup, a booming tourism season, and favorable trade agreements being signed by energy exporters. Furthermore, the quarter saw an influx of new capital as international and domestic investors opened new offices in the region.
M&A and Transactions Advisory Sector Bites - F&B December 2022 Heading towards the new year, food security remains on top of the agenda for the region, while enhancements in food tech, and the continued rise of meat and dairy alternatives providing have proved to be a nifty tool to combat lingering supply chain and labor shortages and addressing food security.
M&A and Transactions Sector Focus: Logistics October 2022 M&A activity in the regional logistics sector continues to be buoyant, fueled by the proliferation of trade agreements, a growing expat population and the continuing e-commerce boom.
TAX VAT Treatment on Export Goods The introduction of VAT into the UAE will soon be completing 5 Years, however, many businesses have been unable to understand and appreciate the VAT zero-rating conditions for exports of goods.
M&A AND TRANSACTIONS ADVISORY Sector Bites - F&B August 2022 Despite the recent global market downturn and recession fears, economic sentiment remains strong within the GCC region on the back of growth in the tourism and oil.
M&A AND TRANSACTIONS ADVISORY The Resurgence of IPOs in the GCC Spurred on by government initiatives and the emergence from COVID-19, the GCC IPO markets are now seeing unprecedented levels of activity, captivating institutional and retail investors alike.
M&A AND TRANSACTIONS ADVISORY Sector Focus: Logistics June 2022 Amidst global economic uncertainties, the MENA region is on a growth trajectory fuelled by elevated oil prices and accelerating business-friendly reforms. The global logistics market is estimated to be $9.1Tn in 2022 and is expected to reach $12.3Tn by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 6.2%. A combination of initiatives by regional governments and developments in e-commerce are driving the growth in logistics and warehousing activity in the region.
M&A and Transactions Sector Bites: F&B April 2022 Q1 has seen a continued rise in deal activity in a number of sectors within our M&A and Transactions Advisory team. Following on from our Q4 2021 update, we are delighted to share this quarter's Food & Beverage (F&B) edition, summarising key themes, issues and activity in the sector. It has been a busy start to the year in F&B across the GCC and broader MENA region and we will continue to watch closely throughout the year.