Jason Greeff

Senior Associate, Corporate Commercial


Jason is a Senior Associate in the Corporate Commercial practice in Abu Dhabi and has experience advising clients on a broad range of corporate advisory matters including mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, equity capital markets (incl. initial public offerings, reverse takeovers/backdoor listings and secondary capital raisings), due diligence, regulatory compliance, directors’ duties, corporate governance and general commercial and contractual advice. Prior to transitioning to corporate law, Jason practiced as a commercial litigator at boutique firms in South Africa and Australia.

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Recent Experience

  • Nine Yards Plus Holding – Sole Proprietorship L.L.C. (NYP), a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi-based Ethmar International Holding (EIH), with its acquisition of an 80% equity interest in Abu Dhabi Commercial Properties LLC (ADCP) from Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB). NYP is the real estate vertical of EIH which operates in the property, energy, technology, alternative investments, hospitality, healthcare, travel and tourism, financial services, automotive and trading sectors. The transaction valued Abu Dhabi Commercial Properties at AED 591 million and ADCB will retain a 20 percent stake in ADCP post transaction and will continue its partnership with NYP via a long-term relationship agreement. The transaction documents included a Shareholders’ Agreement, Transitional Services Agreement and IP License Agreement
  • Apollo Global Management on its acquisition of an equity interest in Aldar Investment Properties LLC, a subsidiary of Aldar Properties PJSC and incorporated in the ADGM, and the preparation and negotiation of a suite of transaction documents including a Subscription Agreement, Shareholders’ Agreement and Management Agreement (deal value USD400 million)
  • Abu Dhabi Development Holding Company on its joint venture with E20 Investment Limited to establish an animal vaccine manufacturing facility and new animal health platform in Abu Dhabi (deal value AED341,000,000).
  • USMC-23 UAE, LLC regarding its joint venture with Abu Dhabi Medical Devices Co. LLC (healthcare division of Abu Dhabi National Industrial Projects Group) to establish a premium-quality, high-capacity manufacturing facility within Abu Dhabi for the production of nitrile butadiene rubber gloves for medical and industrial use (initial capital commitment US18 million)
  • Plasmability LLC in relation to its joint venture with Bond Investment LLC (a subsidiary of Das Holding) regarding the establishment of a factory for the manufacturing and production of synthetic diamonds in the UAE and the preparation and negotiation of a suite of transaction documents including a Shareholders’ Agreement, Services Agreement and License Agreement (deal value approximately US99 million)
  • CrossWorks Manufacturing Ltd (a subsidiary part of the HRA Group) in relation to its joint venture with Eviqe Diamond Production LLC regarding the establishment of a factory for the cutting, polishing and distribution of synthetic diamonds in the GCC region and the preparation and negotiation of a suite of transaction documents including a Shareholders’ Agreement, Services Agreement and License Agreement
  • Linde UK Holdings No.2 Ltd (a subsidiary of the Linde group) on the acquisition of a 51% interest of the UAE and Kuwait holding companies in the Airtec group, which have operations/subsidiaries in the UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia (total deal value approximately US160 million)
  • Confidential major telecommunications client on the carve-out and restructure of its telecommunications business in the UAE and transfer of the telecommunication business to a majority owned private joint stock company
  • People 2.0 on its acquisition of the manpower supply and employer of record business of the BOTH group of companies covering the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain and Oman, and comprising an equity swap transaction
  • Advance Energy PLC in relation to the farm-in agreement with Carnarvon Petroleum Limited to acquire an interest in the Buffalo oil project in Timor-Leste, the joint venture agreement with Timor-Leste Petroleum Pty Ltd (a wholly owned subsidiary of Carnarvon Petroleum Limited) and the transitional framework from Australia to Timor-Leste
  • Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited in relation to its acquisition of all of the listed securities of Bligh Resources Limited by way of an off-market takeover (deal value USD$26 million)


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2009 – Bachelor of Laws, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University


2014 – Solicitor, Supreme Court of Western Australia

2012 – Attorney, High Court of South Africa