Barclays’ Azar Sees Pick-Up in Middle East M&A

Barclays’ Azar Sees Pick-Up in Middle East M&A

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Pedestrians walk past a branch of Barclays bank in Dubai. The London-based bank’s fees from Middle East mergers and acquisitions advisory services “will be higher than last year’s,” Makram Azar, vice chairman of investment banking at Barclays.