Deals analysis

  • Vue sale changes pension fund M&A

    20 June 2013

    Doughty Hanson’s sale of Vue Entertainment highlights pension funds’ willingness to do private equity deals directly, without buyout fund managers and their associated fees

  • The fund that unlocks Colombian VC

    06 June 2013

    A Spanish-backed investment fund has taken Colombian venture capital to the next level, unlocking a new funding source for a country on the verge of a technology revolution

  • How Ahlibank designed Oman’s first Islamic fund

    04 June 2013

    Ahlibank has become the first Omani bank to roll out a Shariah-compliant fund, creating the only Omani fund focussed on the Middle East and North Africa. Here’s how the bank launched the bellwether fund in the absence of a regulatory framework