Mergers & Acquisitions and Finance

Our lawyers provide high-quality, strategic transactional M&A advice for clients of all sizes, as well specialized advice in respect to all banking and financing arrangements for our clients. We advise on some of the most high-profile, complex, and significant transactions in the market.

Practice Areas

Mergers & Acquisitions and Finance

Working alongside some of the most successful companies in Egypt and around the globe, commercial and investment banks and private equity firms, the work we do sets records and precedents across the region.

Our clients know us as a creative business partner and an enterprising team of individuals who think differently and understand how to structure the most complex transactions. We have successfully guided clients into new markets thanks to our knowledge and understanding of markets and legal schemes across the region. Our attorneys work and are committed to getting the deal done while preserving the best interests of our clients.

We find innovative new ways to deliver our services and exceed expectations. We work on public takeovers, private M&A, equity capital markets, private equity, joint ventures and commercial partnerships, disposals and corporate restructuring and board advisory issues. Day-to-day work involves a lot of drafting and revision of documents, negotiation, due diligence and overseeing compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

Our diversity as a Firm brings together our transactional expertise with a full range of specialist areas including capital markets, antitrust, employment, environmental, intellectual property, pensions, tax, maritime and dispute resolution.

Transactional Highlights:

  • Represented Benya Capital in connection with its cooperation with the Arab Organization for Industrialization for constructing a fiber optic cables plant in the economic zone by the Suez Canal worth approx. EGP 1 Billion.
  • Advised a consortium of local and international companies in the acquisition of a 39% stake in pipeline owner Eastern Mediterranean Gas Co. with a value of USD 518 Million.
  • Representing and advising the Commercial International Bank in deleveraging companies in the Bank’s tourism portfolio.
  • Advise and represent Harmonica, the owner of dating and matchmaking platform with respect for local tradition and culture, in connection with its 80% acquisition by Match Group.
  • Represented shareholders of Aramex Mashreq Logistic Services in the sale of their stake in the company.
  • Represented Dolphinus Holding in several projects related to gas importation.
  • Acquisition of the majority shares in a mass transportation company Swvl issuing new shares for new investors.
  • Represented Seha Capital in the acquisition of 100% of the United Doctors S.A.E the owner of El Gezira Hospital with a value of EGP 100 Million.
  • Advising Golden Chain in partnership with PACT on developing land lot and establishing a mix complex in Sahl Hashish with a total value of EGP 1.5 Billion.
  • Advised Ezz Elarab Automotive on deal structure process in relation to sale of Citroen distribution business in Egypt.
  • Advised Qadanco to sell 100% of equinox technology to Fiber Misr through a hybrid offer with a value of USD 20 Million.
  • Set up joint venture between Grand Circle a major US investor in the field of river cruises and a major Egyptian investor in the same field.