Deal & transactions Transport United Arab Emirates

A&O with Abu Dhabi Ports Group on the acquisition of

Abu Dhabi Ports Group has acquired Spanish logistics firm Noatum for AED2.5 billion (USD681 million).   The investment in Noatum, will significantly extend AD Group’s global connectivity to create a market-leading international logistics brand. Moving forward, Noatum will lead AD Ports Group’s Logistics Cluster, consolidating the company’s existing logistics offering into its operations.  Allen & […]

Egypt Private Clients

Shalakany defends client in a dispute before Egyptian Courts 

Shalakany has successfully defended its client, a hotel operator, in a court case brought against the client before an Egyptian court. The dispute stems from a hotel management agreement and involved allegations of contractual breach with claims for substantial compensation.   The case was filed at court in October 2022. Shalakany managed to secure a favourable decision […]

Deal & transactions Energy & Trading United Arab Emirates

Mubadala secures strategic stake in AirCarbon Exchange (ACX)

Abu Dhabi based sovereign wealth fund, Mubadala Investment Company (“Mubadala”) and AirCarbon Exchange (“ACX”), the global exchange changing the voluntary carbon market, have successfully completed a transaction under which Mubadala has acquired a strategic stake in ACX, supporting ACX’s establishment of the first fully regulated carbon trading exchange and carbon clearing house in the Abu Dhabi […]

Banking & Finance Egypt TMT

MBH advises Blnk on the Securitization of a Multi-Issuance Program

Fintech startup Blnk has raised USD23.7 million in equity and debt funding, and USD8.3 million in securitized bond issuance to accelerate financial inclusion within underserved communities across the country. The funds will support further development of Blnk’s Artificial Intelligence-powered lending infrastructure and the financing of the company’s fast-growing portfolio of customers.  The combined pre-seed and […]

IPOs Saudi Arabia Services

Marafiq completes SAR 3.36b IPO and listing on Saudi’s Tadawul 

The Power and Water Utility Company for Jubail and Yanbu’s (“Marafiq”) has become a publicly traded company on the Saudi Stock Exchange (“Tadawul”). Marafiq raised SAR 3.36 billion (USD 897 million) through its initial public offering (“IPO”), and now trades on the Saudi Exchange under the ticker 2083. With a market capitalization on listing of USD 3.1 […]

Capital Markets IPOs Saudi Arabia TMT

Saudi-based 2P Initial Public Offering on Tadawul. The advisors   

Global law firm White & Case and The Law Office of Megren M. Al-Shaalan have advised Perfect Presentation for Commercial Services Company (“2P”), provider of artificial intelligence and technology solutions, on its initial public offering (“IPO”) on the Saudi Stock Exchange (“Tadawul”).  With total IPO proceeds raising SAR 832.5 million (USD222 million), 2P offered 4.5 million […]

Awards Egypt

Legalcommunity MENA Awards 2022 Finalists 

The first edition of Legalcommunity MENA Awards is fast approaching. The event will be taking place in Cario, at Hilton Cairo Heliopolis Hotel, on the 21st of December. The award ceremony will acknowledge the best in the legal community, both teams and individuals, who stood out in the market showing great skills and abilities in managing complex issues […]

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