Insights

Exit Planning Top 5 ‘Must-haves’ for a successful M&A Transaction

As the Middle East corporate landscape continues to develop, there is a growing need for owner-managed businesses in the region to consider, plan and prioritise their succession planning and exit planning.


Lumina Launches Dubai DIFC Office

Regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority, Lumina provides services focused on M&A, equity capital, debt advisory, project financing.


Lumina Advises Total Solutions on its Sale to Global Corporate Services Firm Vistra

Lumina Advises Total Solutions on its Sale to Global Corporate Services Firm Vistra


To REIT or not to REIT?

in this article, we share our views on why Middle East groups must consider the REIT a credible option as an ongoing part of their capital strategy.


How to Release Value in Family Conglomerates

Our latest insight examines ways in which family owned corporations turned large conglomerates can release inherent trapped value for shareholders.


Banks Not Lending? How to Fund Your Business

Banks Not Lending? How To Fund Your Business

Limited access to credit and tightened lending procedures has changed the funding landscape. We explore the growing range of funding alternatives in today’s market.


LuM&A – The Art of Bright M&A | Part 4 – So, What’s in The Multiple?

In the final part of the LUM&A series, we identify the starting point and the different factors that the EBITDA multiple takes into account.


LuM&A – The Art of Bright M&A | Part 3 – What to Expect When Expecting an Offer

How is the value of a business determined? In Part 3 of the LUM&A series we examine some common factors that may impact value.


LuM&A – The Art of Bright M&A | Part 2 – Optimizing Value

In Part 2 of the LUM&A series we identify the key value drivers in a sale process.


LuM&A – The Art of Bright M&A | Part 1 – Optimal Time to Sell

Having built and operated a successful business is an accomplishment in itself; ultimately however, diversifying your asset base and de-risking your future earnings quickly become a priority especially in the absence of an adequate successor.