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Herbert Smith Freehills advises Uber on acquisition of Careem

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Uber on the acquisition of Careem, the Middle Eastern mobility, delivery, and payments operator.  The deal completed on January 2, 2020 with regard to all jurisdictions where antitrust approvals were obtained/not...


Shearman & Sterling represented Mubadala Investment Company

Shearman & Sterling represented Mubadala Investment Company in connection with its purchase of approximately 10 million shares of common stock of NextDecade Corporation in concurrent primary and secondary transactions for an aggregate purchase price of approximately...


King & Wood Mallesons advises Blocko

Blocko, advised by King & Wood Mallesons, forms a strategic partnership with SEED Group, the Private Office of Sheikh Saeed Bin Ahmed Al Maktoum, to accelerate penetration into Middle Eastern market aimed at building large-scale digital blockchain transformation...


Hogan Lovells advises Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons on Watchbox JV

Hogan Lovells has advised Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons. (“Seddiqi”), UAE’s leading retailer of luxury watches & jewellery, on its joint venture with WatchBox, the world’s leading platform for the buying, selling, and trading of pre-owned luxury...


V&E advises Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Center

The Law Firm of Looaye M. Al-Akkas in Association with Vinson & Elkins (“V&E”) advised Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Center (“Wa’ed”) on its co-investment in UnitX, a KAUST artificial intelligence (AI) and supercomputing startup company and cloud-based...


Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners advises Hitachi Rail

The international law firm Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners has advised Hitachi Rail STS S.p.A. in the execution of AED1.6bn (approx. USD435.6m) systems and integration contract with Etihad Rail for stage two of the rail network. The second stage of...

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