Welcome to the 30th edition of Perspectives.

We focus on the recent developments which have been taking place in the MENA region. Among them, the intention to float by Saudi Aramco which is expected to be the largest IPO ever. In our “deep dive” research report, we review some key facts and figures about Aramco, the drivers behind this giant IPO and attempt to come up with a valuation range. In the second part, we look at the key global trends that could shape the economic outlook in MENA in 2020. Our theme of the month is about the Real Estate Market in the GCC