M&A ADVISORY

Execution to highest standards and alignment with client success

The M&A Advisory Group at NBK Capital provides strategic financial advice to middle-market and blue-chip companies across the MENA region. M&A Advisory delivers creative, actionable solutions to clients across all sectors.

On-the-ground analysts with local knowledge and decades of experience source proprietary deals, aligning incentives with client success to execute to highest standards.

M&A Advisory Group has advised on some of the largest recent deals in the region including:

  • Exclusive advisor to STC on the acquisition of Viva (2016)
  • Advised Mezzan on the acquisition of Unitra (2014)
  • Advised Ooredoo on the USD 1.8 billion acquisition of Wataniya Telecom (2012)

NBK Capital has advised on a number of acquisitions including the following:

Company Name Mezzan Holding Company KSCC
Deal Size Undisclosed
Deal Acquisition of Unitra Mets Group (UAE-based F&B Distributor)
NBK Capital Role Exclusive Financial Advisor to Mezzan
Date January 2014
Company Name Qatar Telecom (Qtel)
Deal Size USD 1.8 billion
Deal Offer by Qtel to acquire shares in Wataniya Telecom
NBK Capital Role Financial Advisor to Qtel
Date October 2012
Company Name Kout Food Group
Deal Size USD 9 million
Deal Acquisition of Banquets New Chicken Limited, UK
NBK Capital Role Financial Advisor to Kout Food Group
Date May 2012
Company Name Emirates Telecommunications Corporation (Etisalat)
Deal Size USD 11.6 billion
Deal Acquisition of Zain
NBK Capital Role Financial Advisor to Etisalat
Date Aborted, March 2011
Company Name National Bank of Kuwait
Deal Size USD 1.0 billion
Deal Acquisition of Al-Watany Bank of Egypt
NBK Capital Role Financial Advisor to National Bank of Kuwait
Date August 2007