Clifford Chance has advised Arabtec Holding PJSC, on its EPC joint venture with Samsung Engineering Co., Ltd (more…)

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Dentons is pleased to announce that Ian Dalley has joined its Abu Dhabi office as a partner in the Construction practice. Ian joins from DLA Piper where he was a Legal Director. He has been based in Abu Dhabi for six and a half years (more…)

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Dentons has advised The Government of Ras Al Khaimah, acting through the Investment & Development Office, on its listing of RAK Capital’s US$2 billion Trust Certificate Issuance Programme on NASDAQ Dubai, and the subsequent US$500 million sukuk issue under the Programme (more…)

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Global legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright advised Banque Misr and National Bank of Egypt as the Mandated Lend Arrangers on the EGP 3 billion (approximately US$441 million) syndicated financing for the Mall of Egypt project developed by Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) (more…)

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Dentons is pleased to announce that it has advised Standard Chartered Bank and a syndicate of banks in relation to a US$300 million syndicated facility to Stanford Asia Holding Company (more…)

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Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised the Republic of Indonesia on the issuance of US$1.5 billion, 6.125 percent Trust Certificates due 2019 (more…)

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International law firm Simmons & Simmons has strengthened its Middle East practice with two partner hires in its international Corporate Group (more…)

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Shearman & Sterling will solidify its exceptional standing in the Middle East and in private equity and project development and finance with the return of Marwan Elaraby as Managing Partner-Middle East. Elaraby, a former capital markets partner in the firm’s New York office, served most recently as Managing Director at Citadel Capital, one of the leading private equity firms in the Middle East and Africa. He will be based in the firm’s Abu Dhabi office, where he previously worked with the firm as a project development and finance associate from 1996-1998. (more…)

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Allen & Overy has advised on the landmark creation of the Abu Dhabi Global Market (the Global Market), Abu Dhabi’s first Financial Free Zone, which aims to be a leading global financial market and a major regional financial centre (more…)

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Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised Ruwais Power Company PJSC and its sponsors – shareholders Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC, Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority, International Power S.A., Marubeni Corporation and Osaka Gas Co., Ltd – on the inaugural issuance of US$825,000,000 6 percent Senior Secured Bonds due 2036 and the related refinancing of the US$2.3 billion Shuweihat 2 IWPP (more…)

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Latham & Watkins advised the Joint Lead Managers, BNP Paribas, Citibank, HSBC, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities, National Bank of Abu Dhabi and Standard Chartered Bank, the Co-Manager, Mizuho Securities, and Bond Trustee, Citibank, on Ruwais Power Company’s issuance of US$825 million Senior Secured 6.0% Bonds due 2036. The issuance closed on 6 August 2013 and was very well-received by investors (more…)

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Vinson & Elkins advised the successful sponsor consortium partners Malakoff Corporation Berhad, Sumitomo Corporation, and Cadagua S.A. on the development and financing of the Ghubrah seawater desalination project (IWP) in Oman. The key financing documents were executed last week and financial close is expected imminently. The project is the second IWP in Oman and will supply water for daily use equivalent to the amount consumed by approximately 800,000 people (more…)

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