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Steering the right course to growth

Unlocking real potential in the UAE


M&A outlook - UAE perspective

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Dynamic organisations need a broad range of advisory services to support their ambition and growth. As your business grows, our advisory services are designed to help you achieve your goals.  Successful growth often means navigating a complex array of opportunities, challenges and risks.

At Grant Thornton, we deliver high quality solutions, where our experienced practitioners are available to help you understand, adapt to and overcome the various obstacles that may stand in the way.

Within the UAE we offer the following:


Transformation Advisory

Our transformation practice provides our clients with creative solutions which will drive business growth, cost optimisation, protect against risk and enhance technological performance. We have designed bespoke solutions for our clients, which are driven by our deep understanding of the respective business challenges and industry issues, likewise our teams are supported by years of internal business process and operations experience which has supported the design, management and execution of lasting transformation change for our clients.

Learn more about our Transformation Advisory services.


M&A and Transactions Advisory

Creating value is at the heart of what we do and our transaction advisory practice provides distinctive, value focused solutions. Typically, investors and corporates looking to acquire or dispose of assets use accountants to perform confirmatory financial diligence. However, we can support you throughout the transaction cycle. Our teams can help you to maximise value throughout the transaction process and give you the best possible chance of future success.

Learn more about our M&A and Transactions Advisory solutions.



Organisations worldwide are facing challenges that result from disputes, fraud, theft and insurance investigations. The growth in the volume of data being handled by organisations and the threats posed by a world that has progressively moved online have created their own challenges. In a world of increased litigation and a heightened regulatory environment that demands increased transparency and accountability, we’ll help you manage and resolve these challenges.

Learn more about our Forensic solutions.



At Grant Thornton, our core purpose is to create or preserve value for shareholders. To achieve this, we utilise solutions that cover operational and financial restructuring, crisis stabilisation and turnaround, liquidation and corporate simplification. We have an established standard of excellence for Insolvency and Restructuring services within the United Arab Emirates with a focus on client success throughout a complex period of the business life cycle. Always approaching situations with understanding and respect to support you through any circumstances.

Learn more about our Restructuring services.


Incorporation and Compliance

Economies around the world are coming up with new regulations quite frequently than before. Businesses are required to adhere to the ever-changing regulations to ensure they are in line with their requirements and their activities don’t breach the boundaries defined by those regulations. Grant Thornton assists businesses in complying with these regulations and acts as adviser for companies to ensure their activities, policies and procedures follow the guidelines specified by respective regulations.

Learn more about our Incorporation and Compliance services.



Grant Thornton is a market leader in providing Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICFR) services to many well-known entities in UAE. Having a sound ICFR has become an essential business practice for all organisations.

Learn more about our ICFR services.


GT Islamic Finance Center of Excellence

Grant Thornton's Islamic Financial Services team comprises a global network of professionals with in-depth knowledge of Islamic finance and providing practical, value added assistance to their clients across a range of specialisms and issues.

Learn more about our Islamic Finance services.


Regulatory Compliance

Grant Thornton holds a proven track-record in Regulatory Compliance advisory, our range of services will facilitate robust guidance to help you manage your regulatory risks and affairs,

Learn more about our Regulatory Compliance services.