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Kuwait City, Kuwait

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Alex Saleh is a Partner and the Co-Head of Office of Al Tamimi & Company's Kuwait office and also takes a leading regional role within the firm with respect to its M&A and Private Equity practice.  With over 25 years of experience in both the GCC markets as well as the US, he has accumulated sizable expertise in the areas of banking & finance, mergers & acquisitions and infrastructure projects.

  • Acted on behalf of Standard Chartered Bank, which was the lead bank in the acquisition financing in the amount of US$ 2.4 Billion to Alabbar Enterprises, a UAE company, in its acquisition of Kuwait Food Company (Americana) KCSP, a major Kuwait listed company;
  • Acted on behalf of the Tata Group, the Indian conglomerate, in the structured finance transaction wherein its receivables from several African nations were rolled up and sold to an ADGM SPV, which in turn borrowed from ICICI Bank in India on a non-recourse basis.
  • Represented Dana Gas, an UAE listed company, in the restructuring of a US$700 Million Sukuk, which has both a convertible and non-convertible tranche of US$ 350 Million each.
  • Acted on behalf of Shuaa Capital,an UAE listed financial institution, in a complicated US$ 30 Million Voluntary Acquisition Offer transaction of Amwal Investment Company, a financial company listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange;
  • Represented NCH Ventures SPC, a consortium of over 50 international, regional and local banks including Standard Chartered Bank, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank and Gulf Bank, in an US$ 100 Million sale of 70% of all of its shares in Global Investment House to KAMCO Investment Company.

  • Banking
  • Islamic finance
  • M&A
  • Private equity

  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Tech and telecoms

  • Commonwealth of Virginia Bar (USA)
  • State of Michigan Bar (USA)

  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States Tax Court

  • Georgetown Law School – Washington D.C. USA, Juris Doctor
  • Wayne State University – Detroit, Michigan USA, Bachelor of Arts (Magna Cum Laude)