For over a decade our lawyers have been advising multinational investors and key Egyptian groups on their international projects and investments, both inside and outside of Egypt.

With its growing and gifted population, key expanding manufacturing base and a growing and developing economy, Egypt has made dramatic strides in the pursuit of the development sectors across the economy.

Our Cairo based team is active in some of the most important transactions in Egypt and major overseas investments by Egyptian groups over the recent periods.

Our Firm has advised on a broad range of transactions and cross border legal matters, including:

  • Mergers & Acquisitions;
  • Construction;
  • Energy and Natural Resources Projects;
  • Finance;
  • Market Entry.

Some of the key transactions in which we and our lawyers have had a role representing clients include:

  • establishment of a joint venture to develop and operate the key gas transportation network of Egypt;
  • investments into the oil and gas sector, including upstream oil and gas concessions, pipeline expansion projects and downstream gas station joint venture;
  • project financing of the construction of a large cement plant, including complex fixed price turn key contracts;
  • establishment of one of the first tekaful insurance businesses as a joint venture between a major Egyptian group and an international insurer;
  • numerous mergers and acquisitions across industrial, natural resources, finance and food businesses;
  • advice on the establishment of an international network of franchised retail shops;
  • support for Market Entry into retail businesses in the health and beauty as well as food and clothing sector companies, including all phases of their operation and expansion;
  • advising on construction related matters, including complex supply an turnkey construction contracts.

Our Cairo team offers full service support for businesses operating in and working with Egypt and Egyptian businesses.

Our lawyers have experience working in Kazakhstan and assisting multinational investors in planning, structuring and expanding their investments in Kazakhstan and Central Asia since shortly after independence some twenty years ago.

The Almaty office serves as our our regional office covering Central Asia and neighboring countries.

Our Firm has been involved in some of the key recent transactions, including:

  • Mergers & Acquisitions;
  • Mining;
  • Finance;
  • Retail;
  • Real Estate;
  • Market Entry.

Some of the key transactions in which our lawyers had a substantial role include:

  • privatizations of the key mining and energy companies of Kazakhstan;
  • establishment of a joint venture for a cellular telecommunications company;
  • proposed acquisition of a major landmark real estate development;
  • numerous mining projects and mining license and compliance review;
  • advising on environmental, health an safety compliance issues for key natural resources investors;
  • mergers and acquisitions of companies in various industrial sectors;
  • support for Market Entry into a broad range of sectors.

Our Almaty office offers full service support for businesses operating in and working with Kazakhstan and Kazakhstan businesses.

 

Mongolia is in the midst of a rapid growth as a destination for investment, driven by the natural resources sector and the great wealth of the country and the current program to encourage major development projects, including mining, transport, rail, telecommunications and other sectors, and the related need to expand the financial, professional and other services sectors.

Our Mongolian office, in conjunction with a leading team of Mongolian lawyers, supports the needs of investors in planning, structuring and expanding their investments in Mongolia as they participate in the growth and invest in the future. Our office also supports Mongolian companies and business in accessing international markets and entering into agreements with their international counterparts.

Lawyers on our team have been involved in projects including:

  • Mining;
  • Finance;
  • Mergers & Acquisitions;
  • Construction;
  • Telecommunications;
  • Market Entry.

We offer full support for businesses operating in and working with Mongolia and Mongolian businesses.

For close to 10 years, our Istanbul office as been assisting multinational investors in planning, structuring and expanding their investments in Turkey, a country that has seen tremendous economic growth, structural reform and broad based expansion of many sectors.

This dynamic center, serves as our our regional office covering Emerging Europe, including Turkey.

We have been involved in some of the more important projects in Turkey over the past decade, including:

  • Mergers & Acquisitions;
  • Construction;
  • Privatizations;
  • Mining;
  • Finance;
  • Retail;
  • Real Estate Development;
  • Market Entry.

Some of the key transactions in which we have had a role representing clients include:

  • privatizations of the key mining companies of Turkey;
  • multimillion dollar financing of an automobile manufacturing facility;
  • privatization of a key port;
  • establishment of a shopping center management joint venture, and the related shopping center development projects;
  • development of multi-use landmark buildings, involving commercial, residential and office premises;
  • mergers and acquisitions of companies in various industrial sectors;
  • support for Market Entry into retail businesses in the health and beauty as well as food and clothing sector companies, including all phases of their operation and expansion;
  • advising international construction companies on their major construction projects connected to Turkey, including Turkish based international contractors on their turnkey construction contracts.

Our Istanbul office offers full service support for businesses operating in and working with Turkey and Turkish businesses.

Our New York office focuses on inbound investment from overseas and support to clients and firms seeking New York law and corporate advice.

With the United States being a major source of debt and equity capital as well as one of the most competitive markets for goods and services, companies around the world find themselves seeking support on matters affecting the United States or governed by US law.

We have a particular focus on advising emerging markets companies on matters relating to the United States.