Corporate Finance

“Our recent experiences in Investment Funds, M & A, and Equity Capital Markets have cemented our expertise as the leading Firm offering full Corporate Finance Service in the Kingdom.”

The Firm has a full corporate finance service offering in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as well as the Middle East in general. Our practice in corporate finance has significant experience in the Region. We take commercial, pragmatic, and innovative approaches in dealing with matters. We are working closely with our clients in order to understand their commercial priorities as well as help them assess and manage in dealing risks.

Our corporate finance practice covers the following areas:

Investment Funds

Our lawyers have significant experience in the establishment of funds. We advise clients on all legal aspects of fund formation, fund offerings, on-going fund regulation and compliance, venture capital investment and exits.

Our regional commitment of providing real time on the ground, funds services for both Sharia’a and conventional funds in the Middle East sets us apart from our competitors.

Mergers and Acquisitions

The Firm’s Corporate Practice Group, composed of a team of top class Mergers & Acquisition Lawyers offers a full legal service covering all aspects of the M&A transaction process that address clients main concerns covering areas of risk identification, due diligence management headlong to cost management.

We have enormous success stories advising major public and private international corporations, private equity houses, and leading public sector bodies.  We work thoroughly with them in order to understand the commercial priorities of the deal and help them assess as well as manage deal risk.

Our practice in this area includes:

  • Participating in the negotiations in the initial stages of the project
  • Advising and assisting in carrying out the legal due diligence exercise
  • Drafting and negotiating all the necessary documentation and contracts
  • Transferring of business agreements
  • Transferring of employment contracts
  • Advising on the structuring of transactions
  • Advising on local licensing issues

Our work involves the representation of participants in M&A transactions in all capacities including purchasers, sellers, financiers, financial advisers, directors, and shareholders.

Equity Capital Markets

The Firm runs a full equity capital market service.  Our practice has a solid reputation for its listing expertise and experience.  We are renowned in providing international standard equity capital market as well as general corporate advice and support.

We have a full understanding of the regulatory regimes and particular stock market requirements, including those throughout the GCC Region and have achieved a leading reputation advising businesses due to our wide range knowledge of the local markets in which our clients operates; thus, providing us unrivalled expertise on these legal matters.

Our relevant experience advising companies on IPO’s ranks us as the leading IPO adviser in the Saudi Market.  For years, our teams of highly qualified associates are dedicated to structuring transactions that allows companies to realize their targets. The Firm’s breadth of practice wherein clients can benefit on our extensive experience and capabilities covers the following scope:

  • IPOs .
  • Listings in main Market and NOMW Market
  • Rights Issues
  • Private Placements
  • Structured Products