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New capital markets and investment funds rankings

30 June 2021 by Ben Naylor

Second group of firm rankings for IFLR1000's 31st edition

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Egypt: Helmy, Hamza & Partners, Baker McKenzie Cairo acts for Rawasy for Urban Development S.A.E in relation to one of the largest real estate financing deals”

21 June 2021 by Helmy Hamza & Partners

Helmy, Hamza & Partners, Baker McKenzie Cairo office, advised Rawasy, a new real estate joint venture established by the National Bank of Egypt (NBE) and Banque Misr, in connection with acquiring real estate assets in Talaat Moustafa Group’s (TMG)

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Alternative Funds in Oman

18 June 2021 by Al Busaidy Mansoor Jamal & Co

Alternative Funds in Oman

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Thailand: Launching Your IPO During the COVID19 Pandemic – To Delay or Not to Delay, that is the Question…

15 June 2021 by Kudun & Partners, Kudun Sukhumananda, Thitawan Thanasombatpaisa, Tanutchaya Piyapichanpongrn, Nutthar Hongchutchaval

More than a year has passed since our lives were turned upside by the outbreak of COVID-19. Across the globe, millions of people have succumbed to the virus and countless businesses have collapsed. In Thailand, although the loss of life has been relatively low, the pandemic has devastated the country’s economy.

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Benelux firm AKD appoints partners: Passing the baton to the next generation

10 June 2021 by AKD

AKD Benelux lawyers has appointed five new partners, four of them "home-grown”, managing partner Erwin Rademakers clarifies. “It gives immense pleasure to see colleagues developing and, as next-generation partners, contributing to building the future of our firm.”

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Luxembourg: Wildgen strengthens its London Office and continues the growth of its Insurance practice with the appointment of Miryam Lassalle as Director

10 June 2021 by Wildgen

Wildgen, independent Luxembourg business law firm, is pleased to announce that Miryam Lassalle is joining its London office as a Director. She will strengthen the firm's insurance law team. Through this recruitment, Wildgen is demonstrating its commitment to developing its presence in London, expanding its services and reinforcing its position in the insurance sector.

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Baker McKenzie Habib Al Mulla grows M&A, PE and capital markets capabilities in the UAE with three lateral Partner hires

09 June 2021 by Helmy Hamza & Partners

Leading international law firm Baker McKenzie Habib Al Mulla has recently hired Osama Audi and Adnan Doha from King & Spalding, and Abeer Jarrar from Linklaters, as corporate Partners to join the firm’s UAE offices in August 2021.

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Portugal: Morais Leitão advises national investors and Arrow Global in the acquisition of “Vilamoura”

09 June 2021 by Morais Leitão Galvão Teles Soares da Silva & Associados

Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados (ML) advised a group of Portuguese investors led by João Brion Sanches and a British investment fund managed by Arrow Global in the acquisition from Lone Star of the group of ten joint stock companies corresponding to the “Vilamoura World Group”, holding several properties located in Vilamoura (Algarve), including the Vilamoura Marina.

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Romania: RTPR wins CEE Legal Matters 2020 Deal of the Year Award for Romania

09 June 2021 by Radu Tărăcilă Pădurari Retevoescu - Allen & Overy

Central and Eastern Europe’s premiere legal publication, CEE Legal Matters, has recently announced the winners of 2020 CEE Deals of the Year. RTPR wins the 2020 Deal of the Year for Romania for its work on Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets' acquisition of CEZ Group in Romania. This is the largest M&A deal in Romania in the last 12 years and it is considered to be the 4th largest deal ever concluded in Romania.

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Singapore: Duane Morris & Selvam acts on Union Bank’s INR 14.5 billion (US$200 million) QIP

08 June 2021 by Duane Morris & Selvam

Duane Morris & Selvam LLP acted as international legal counsel to Elara Capital (India) Private Limited, IIFL Securities Limited, Motilal Oswal Investment Advisors Limited, and YES Securities (India) Limited on the recent sale of approximately INR 14.5 billion (US$200 million) of equity shares in Union Bank of India in a QIP, including a concurrent U.S. private.