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Appointments Banking & Finance United Arab Emirates

Jamie Levy named senior advisor at Abu Dhabi Investment Office 

General counsel at Abu Dhabi Investment Office (“ADIO”), Jamie Levy (pictured), has been named as the company’s Senior Advisor, effective September 2022.  The announcement was made by Levy via a LinkedIn post that read:” After 3 years as General Counsel, I’m happy to share that I’m starting a new position as Senior Advisor at Abu Dhabi […]

Appointments News Saudi Arabia

Jeffrey Greene joins EKP Legal Counsel’s Riyadh Office 

EKP’s associated office in Riyadh, Khulaif AlEnezee Legal Counsel Company (“Al-Enezee”), has appointed Jeffrey Greene as a new partner to the firm’s corporate practice group, effective 1 September 2022.  Greene is a seasoned transactional lawyer with more than 25 years of experience, more than a decade of which has been in the GCC. Greene’s practice […]

Capital Markets Energy & Trading United Arab Emirates

Taqa and Mubadala to acquire 40% in 2 power plants

Integrated utilities companies Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (“TAQA”) and Mubadala Investment Company (“Mubadala”) signed binding agreements that will see the acquisition of a 40% in two gas-fired power generation plants in the Talimarjan power complex in Uzbekistan.  Taqa and Mubadala will invest in the privatization of the two power plants with a combined capacity of 1.6 […]

Egypt Private Clients Transport

Shalakany defends Board of an Egyptian automotive manufacturer 

Shalakany has successfully defended its clients, the chairperson and foreign corporate board members of an Egyptian automotive manufacturing company (a subsidiary of a multinational corporation), in relation to a compensation claim brought forward by minority shareholders for alleged breaches by the clients of their fiduciary duties.  The case was filed before the Economic Court back in […]

Banking & Finance Capital Markets Egypt

MBH: Chimpe 1 Investment acquires stake in Beltone Financial 

Chimpe 1 Investment, an entity affiliated with Chimera Investment, has acquired a majority stake (56%) in Beltone Financial Holding at EGP 384.8 million (approx. $20.11 million).   The acquisition came as part of Chimera Investment’s plans to grow its presence and expand its footprint in the MENA region   Beltone Financial Holding SAE is an Egypt-based company, which operates […]

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Mirova acquires stakes in Morocco’s Atlas Fruit Company. The advisors

Mirova, an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers, and manager of the Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) impact fund, has completed the acquisition of a majority stake in Atlas Fruits Company. The Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) Fund, promoted by the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) and Mirova, is an impact investment fund that invests in […]

Banking & Finance Deal & transactions Other

Meysan Partners: Jadwa Investment acquires into Dabdoob Holdings 

Jadwa Investment (“Jadwa”), an investment management and advisory firm in the Middle East with SAR 66.4 billion in client assets under management and advisement., enters into its first regional venture capital investment through Jadwa E-Commerce Opportunities Fund’s acquisition of a 70% equity stake in Dabdoob Holdings Limited Company (“Dabdoob”), owner of a toy e-commerce application […]

Banking & Finance Qatar Real Estate, Construction & Infrastructure

Qatari Diar secures green loan for Chelsea Barracks development

Qatari Diar Real Estate Company, an establishment of Qatar Investment Authority, the sovereign wealth fund of the State of Qatar, has secured GBP400 million (USD 491,880,000) in green loan financing for their London based development Chelsea Barracks.  The financing, provided by a consortium of five lenders: Credit Suisse AG, Standard Chartered Bank, Allied Irish Bank […]