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Appointments United Arab Emirates

Linklaters appoints Jonathan Fried as Middle East Managing Partner 

Global law firm Linklaters has appointed Jonathan Fried (pictured) as managing partner for the Middle East, effective 1 December. Fried will also contribute towards key management decisions that help shape the firm’s overall strategy. Fried is taking up the role from corporate partner Scott Campbell, who has held the role since 2014.  Based in Dubai, Fried has […]

Egypt Energy Energy & Trading

FFI to conduct studies for green hydrogen project in Egypt 

Global green energy company, Fortescue Future Industries (“FFI”) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) to conduct studies with a view to developing green hydrogen production in the Arab Republic of Egypt.  The signed MoU was between FFI and the New and Renewable Energy Authority, the General Authority for Suez Canal Economic Zone, Egyptian Electricity […]

Deal & transactions Saudi Arabia TMT

Linklaters advises Zain Saudi Arabia on the sale of telecoms towers

Zain Saudi Arabia (“Zain KSA”) has successfully completed the sale and leaseback of its entire portfolio of 8,069 telecoms towers in Saudi Arabia to investors led by the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia (“PIF”).  The tower infrastructure and associated assets will be sold for approximately USD807million and as part of the agreement, Zain KSA […]

Appointments Energy & Trading United Arab Emirates

David Miles joins Linklaters’ Dubai Energy & Infrastructure practice

Linklaters strengthens its Energy & Infrastructure practice in the Middle East with hire of David Miles (pictured). The Dubai based partner is a legal veteran with over 20 years of experience in structuring, advising on, and executing complex, high value financings in the energy and infrastructure sectors. His international experience extends beyond borders, with a particular […]

Healthcare, Pharma & Life Sciences IPOs United Arab Emirates

Burjeel Holdings opens subscription period for IPO in UAE 

Burjeel Holdings has announced the offer price range and the opening of the subscription period for its Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX).  The opening of the subscription period for the Offering commences 30th September 2022 and will continue until Tuesday 4th October 2022 for the First Tranche (offering to individual […]

Restructurings Transport United Arab Emirates

Linklaters advises DP World on the restructuring of Portsynergy 

Linklaters advised DP World, global supply chain solutions provider, on the restructuring of Portsynergy, a 50:50 joint venture owned by Dubai-based DP World and France-based international container operator, Terminal Link, a joint venture between French shipping company CMA CGM and Chinese port operator China Merchants Port Holdings Company Limited.  Port Synergy is the holding company for subsidiary […]

Banking & Finance Oil & Gas Other

Linklaters: nogaholding refinance & upsize its USD1.6bn Murabaha Facility

The Oil and Gas Holding Company (nogaholding), has successfully closed refinancing and upsizing of its USD1.6bn Murabaha Facility to USD2.2bn. The new facility was structured as a dual-tranche (conventional and Islamic) loan employing Day 1 Secured Overnight Financing Rate mechanics, with a maturity date of September 2026. This successful refinancing marks the largest sustainability-linked loan […]