BRIEF-Arabtec forms JV with Samsung Engineering for MENA projects

DUBAI, April 17 Wed Apr 17, 2013 6:35am EDT

DUBAI, April 17 (Reuters) - Arabtec Holding : * Dubai's Arabtec Holding signs joint venture with Samsung

Engineering Co Ltd - statement * To own 60 percent of new firm headquartered in Abu Dhabi; Samsung Engineering

to own remaining stake * Says new firm to undertake large projects in oil&gas, power and

infrastructure in MENA region