Oak Hill Capital to buy Berlin Packaging for $1.43 billion

Private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners said it would buy container maker Berlin Packaging LLC for $1.43 billion from Bahrain-based investment firm Investcorp Bank BSC INVB.BH.

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Bahrain's GFH agrees to sell part of Leeds United stake

Bahrain-based investment firm Gulf Finance House (GFH) agreed to sell part of its stake in West Yorkshire-based soccer club Leeds United for an undisclosed amount.

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Two investors vie for minority stake in Italian luxury brand Versace

Italy's state backed Fondo Strategico Italiano (FSI) and private equity firm CCMP Capital are leading the race to secure a minority stake in Italian luxury goods group Versace.

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Tadhamon Capital concludes acquisition of London's Paul Street development

Bahrain-based Islamic investment firm Tadhamon Capital announced that it has completed the acquisition of Paul Street development in London, in a joint venture with McLaren Property and Apache Capital.

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Royal decree for bailout funds set to be vetoed by Bahraini parliament

The King Hamas decree granting BHD185 million bailout to Gulf Air is set to be vetoed by a number of MPs since it was done while Parliament was in recess.

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AUB looks for acquisitions overseas

Like many other Gulf Cooperation Council banks, AUB is now seeking investments overseas for diversification purposes.

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Arab Spring repercussions reported by HSBC

HSBC issued a comprehensive report as to the effects of the Arab Spring with the Gulf countries' economies.

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Bahrain’s Investcorp to sell Skrill for USD794 mill

Bahrain based Investcorp announced the sale of Skrill to CVC Capital Partners in a deal priced at USD79 million.

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Bahrain's GFC formulates new business model

In an attempt to turn around its decline, the Gulf Finance House said that it will use a new business model.

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Fitch affirms Bahrain's ratings

Fitch affirmed Bahrain's credit ratings.

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Al Baraka Bank to issue sukuk denominated bond

Al Baraka Bank of Bahrain to issue US$200 million sukuk bond.

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