White & Case on A.P. Moller Capital’s JV with Hassan Allam Utilities
Global law firm, White & Case has provided legal counsel to A.P. Moller Capital on its joint venture with Hassam Allam Utilities to establish an integrated logistics platform. The new platform will provide a range of services, including air cargo handling facilities, logistics and distribution centers, integrated warehousing parks, and inland dry ports, with its assets initially located in Egypt.
A.P. Moller Capital was founded in 2017 as an affiliate of A.P. Moller Holding, which focuses on infrastructure in growth markets through standalone alternative investment funds. The firm is regulated by the Danish Financial Supervision Authority.
Hassan Allam Utilities is the investment and development arm of Hassan Allam Holding, which is dedicated to sustainable infrastructure development to address service and availability gaps in water, energy, social infrastructure, transport, and logistics in Egypt and the wider Middle East and Africa region.
The new logistics platform will provide critical infrastructure services to support the growth of businesses in the region and drive economic development.
The White & Case team which advised on the transaction was led by partner Ken Barry (London) and included partners Said Hanafi (Cairo, pictured), Marc Israel and Will Smith (both London), and associates Oji Adoh, Asta Tukiainen, Charlotte Deans, Joao Lacerda, Lily Teh (all London) and Tarek Kfoury (Dubai).