Legal Deals

Legal Deals

In Brief (September 2013)

1) Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom and Sullivan & Cromwell have advised on Samsung’s USD350 million acquisition of German technology company Novaled. Samsung Electronics and Cheil Skadden acted for Samsung and Cheil with a team led...

Vinson & Elkins advises on Ghubrah IWP in Oman

Vinson & Elkins LLP (V&E) advised the successful sponsor consortium partners Malakoff Corporation Berhad, Sumitomo Corporation and Cadagua S.A. on the development and financing of the Ghubrah seawater desalination project (IWP) in Oman. The key financing...

USD17 BILLION BASRAH GAS PROJECT REACHES OPERATIONAL PHASE

The USD17 billion Basrah Gas Project, the world’s largest gas flares reduction project and a first-in-country public-private-partnership of this scale (to date) has reached operational phase.Vinson & Elkins LLP (V&E) and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton...

Trowers & Hamlins advises on Oman’s first sukuk

International law firm Trowers & Hamlins has advised Tilal Development Company S.A.O.C. (Tilal) on the first-ever corporate sukuk issue in Oman. Tilal is the underlying obligor in the sukuk structure and the sukuk will be issued...

KING & SPALDING ADVISES AL NOOR HOSPITALS GROUP

King & Spalding represented Al Noor Hospitals Group PLC (Al Noor), the largest integrated private healthcare provider in Abu Dhabi, in the restructuring of its Abu Dhabi operations, achieving a £221m initial public offering (IPO) last...

NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT ADVISES FIRST GULF BANK

Norton Rose Fulbright Abu Dhabi corporate team has advised First Gulf Bank PJSC (FGB) on an AED601 million (US$164 million) acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Dubai First PJSC (Dubai First). The sale was...

In Brief (July – August 2013)

1) Taylor Wessing Middle East has advised leading regional media business, Mediaquest, on its acquisition of the AME Info and SME Info websites, two of the leading business outlets for news and information in the Middle East...

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