10.12.2009 - Value of M&A in MENA drops 54pct in Q3: E&Y
From Saudigazette.com.sa: Mergers & acquisitions (M&A) deals in the Middle East and North Africa region dropped by 54 percent in value to $7.14 billion in the third quarter of 2009 compared to deals worth $15.64 billion announced in the same period last year, Ernst & Young’s quarterly Middle East update said on Monday. M&A activity has also fallen 26 percent in terms of the actual number of announced deals. A total of 97 deals were announced in the third quarter of 2009 against 134 in the third quarter of 2008..................................Full Article: Source
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