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Increasing need for financial advisory services in Kuwait

Press release

16 February, 2015 - Deloitte’s Financial Advisory practice in the Middle East is pleased to announce the appointment of Mohammad Al-Araj as a Director primarily responsible for Financial Advisory services in Kuwait.

Mohammad is a Valuation specialist and has 12 years of experience in financial advisory services. He has advised clients on a number of high profile transactions in the Middle East and has experience of delivering financial due diligence, feasibility studies and other corporate finance advisory services.

Humphry Hatton, Deloitte’s Financial Advisory   CEO, commented: “I am very pleased to welcome Mohammad to Deloitte to focus on developing our financial advisory presence in Kuwait. The appointment recognizes our strong commitment to the Kuwaiti market, and the need for us to be able to support our clients in Kuwait with the range and quality of financial advisory services which are a hugely valuable differentiator for us in the region.”

Bader Al Wazzan, Senior Partner and Thomas George, Office Managing Partner of Deloitte Al Wazzan & Co., commented: “We are confident that there are significant opportunities for Deloitte to build its position in the financial advisory market in Kuwait, given the breadth of our services as well as the trusted relationships we have with clients who value our independent advice.”

Deloitte’s Financial Advisory practice offers Corporate Finance Advisory, Transaction Services, Valuation & Business Modelling, Forensic, Reorganization Services, Real Estate Advisory and Infrastructure & Capital Projects Advisory services.

Deloitte’s financial advisory practice aims to offer the highest quality financial advisory services in the Gulf. The business is now one of the fastest growing financial advisory businesses anywhere in the world for Deloitte, with over 200 dedicated financial advisory professionals in the Middle East

Press contact
Nadine El Hassan
Middle East Public Relations
Deloitte & Touche (M.E.)
Tel: +961 (0) 1 748444
Fax: +961 (0) 1 748999

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About Deloitte & Touche (M.E.)

Deloitte & Touche (M.E.) is a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) and is the first Arab professional services firm established in the Middle East region with uninterrupted presence since 1926.

Deloitte is among the region’s leading professional services firms, providing audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services through 26 offices in 15 countries with around 3,000 partners, directors and staff. It is a Tier 1 Tax advisor in the GCC region since 2010 (according to the International Tax Review World Tax Rankings). It has received numerous awards in the last few years which include Best Employer in the Middle East, best consulting firm, and the Middle East Training & Development Excellence Award by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

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