Considering Cross-Border M&A In The Middle East

Law360, New York (May 26, 2011, 1:06 PM EDT) -- The political turmoil in the Middle East resulted in a slow-down of cross-border merger and acquisition activity in the first quarter of 2011. Nevertheless, the Middle East has always proven capable of sustaining significant corporate activity with viable capital and credit alternatives during periods of political instability. Given the region’s tremendous growth potential and increasingly progressive regulatory environment, investors will likely again see an upsurge in cross-border M&A activity throughout the region.

While the Gulf economies as a whole will benefit from potential opportunities, the United...
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