Investment in MENA private equity market seen improving

EDDAH – Confidence among regional General Partners (GPs) has bounced back and outlook became more positive for the long-term prospects for PE in the MENA region, the fifth Deloitte Private Equity Confidence Survey released Tuesday showed.

Saudi Arabia is the largest economy in the region with the highest GDP growth and will continue to be the main country to see deal activity, while Egypt is the largest country in the region, and has favorable demographics, but it will take some time to resolve the political issues there. more