Part 3: The Rise of Saudi Arabia: Trade and Finance

Finance and trade are expected to make up 13% of the kingdom’s GDP compound annual growth rate into 2030. This part of the series will provide analysis on these two

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Part 2: The Rise of Saudi Arabia: Travel, Tourism, and Hospitality

There are eight sectors that are expected to account for the majority of KSA’s economic growth into 2030. The travel, tourism, and hospitality industries are expected to account for 11%

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Part 1: The Rise of Saudi Arabia: Competitive Advantages

This is the first part of our series on the rise of Saudi Arabia. This five-part series will review the kingdom’s competitive advantages, its vision to grow and diversify its

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Why the GCC is Emerging as a Hub for Global Cross-Border Deals

The GCC has traditionally been a hub for trade, thanks to its central location as well as strong ports that were developed as a key economic driver in the past.

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Global Trade Analysis: MENA, UAE, and KSA 

Global Trade Analysis: MENA, UAE, and KSA MENA Imports and Exports This article focuses on imports and exports for the MENA region as they relate to other major economies, the

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MENA Investment Series: Strategies for Bringing Innovation to MENA (3 of 3)

In the last installment of the Middle East Investment Series, we detailed the recent venture funding in the region by industry and country. Now that the landscape has been outlined, we

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MENA Investment Series: VC Funding by Industry and Vertical (2 of 3)

Last month we highlighted the growth in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) investment space. In this newsletter, we will dive into funding by industry and region. In next month’s

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MENA Investment Series: Breadth and Depth (1 of 3)

Middle East and North Africa (MENA) private equity and venture capital investments are on the rise. Over the coming months, the J&A Insights Newsletter will detail the MENA investment landscape

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Using Intangibles to Make Better Buy-Side Decisions

Jahani and Associates analyzed over 60 health insurance M&A transactions to determine the most important assets for the buy-side strategy. The results show customer relationship intangibles matter most for health

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