We have significant experience in the field of capital markets. We advise a number of national and international clients on a wide range of issues related to securities and derivatives. Our work includes advising on the mandatory purchase offer requirements under the Capital Market Law, preparing the documents required for executing of transactions and obtaining the approval (or exemption) of the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority (FRA) and the Egyptian Stock Exchange and dealing with various regulators.
Sample of Recent Experience:
- Takeover – Advising Adeptio AD Investments SPC Ltd., on its obligation to submit a mandatory tender offer (MTO) after its acquisition of a 67% stake in the Middle East in relation to Middle East fast-food operator Kuwait Food Co (Americana) at about $1.8 billion. Americana Group is the largest integrated food and retail company in the Middle East.
- Derivatives: Advising Goldman Sachs in relation to legal issues pertaining to derivatives and ISDA Master Agreement under Egyptian law.
- Capital Market: Advising China-Africa Development Fundin relation to the buyback of the shares of one of its subsidiary in Egypt as a result of the delisting of the subsidiary from the Egyptian exchange