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Mergers & Acquisitions

Due Diligence • Licensing • Regulatory Approvals • Joint Ventures • Mergers & Acquisitions • Strategic Alliances

Key Contacts

  • Gary Watts, Partner & Regional Head of Corporate Commercial
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We handle some of the biggest and most significant M&A deals in the Middle East.

Our Mergers and Acquisitions team has more cross border transactional and regional experience than any other law firm.  Transactions handled include cross-border transactions, acquisitions or disposals of businesses and companies based in the Arabian Gulf Region, mergers, consolidations, joint ventures and strategic alliances.

Public takeovers and mergers involve a wide range of specialist input from experts across different practice areas.  Hence, we are a 'one stop shop' law firm in the gulf region and we are able to provide services from throughout the firm from market-leading litigation, employment, property, IP, insurance, IT, and banking practices and cross border transactions to offer our clients an unparalleled suite of specialist practice areas. 

Our clients include global corporations, major listed or family companies, private equity groups, financial institutions and investment houses.

Our Expertise

Our expertise which spans all aspects of corporate structuring and restructuring includes the following:

  • Conducting legal due diligence.
  • Designing acquisition structures.
  • Drafting, reviewing and advising on all related structuring agreements.
  • Advising on regulatory strategies and compliance.
  • Coordinating cross border transactions.
  • Obtaining approvals from regulatory bodies.
  • Providing advice on all aspects of corporate licensing.
  • Closing processes.

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