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Banking & Finance Banking & Finance United Arab Emirates

Sequoia Capital acts as lead investor on Tabby’s $58M Financing

Latham & Watkins provided legal advice to Sequoia Capital, the lead investor, in Tabby’s USD58 million funding round. Latham & Watkins provided legal advice to Sequoia Capital, the lead investor, in Tabby’s USD58 million funding round. The round valued the Dubai-based buy now, pay later start-up at USD660 million.  The funding round was co-led by […]

Deal & transactions TMT United Arab Emirates

Latham & Watkins advises on BioNTech’s acquisition of InstaDeep 

Latham & Watkins has provided legal counsel to Chimera Abu Dhabi in the sale of its investment in InstaDeep, a global technology company in the field of artificial intelligence and machine learning, to BioNTech.   The deal includes BioNTech acquiring 100% of the remaining InstaDeep shares, excluding the shares already owned by BioNTech, for a […]

Banking & Finance Banking & Finance United Arab Emirates

Baraka raises USD20 milli in series A funding round

Baraka, a commission-free online brokerage platform based in the Middle East, has raised USD20 million in a Series A funding round, led by Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures with participation from global investment firm Knollwood.   The proceeds will be used by Baraka to expand across the GCC and Egypt, increase customer acquisition, and hire staff […]

Banking & Finance E-Commerce Saudi Arabia

Latham in KSA’s Zid USD50 Million Series B Funding Round 

Saudi-based Retail enablement company Zid has raised USD50 million in Series B funding round (~188 million SAR). The round was led by IMPACT46 with participation from investors including Aramco venture capital arm (Waed Ventures) and Endeavour Catalyst, Global Ventures, Elm Company, Arzan and MSA.  The proceeds will be used by Zid to expand into new […]