Basil Al-Jafari has advised on several multibillion-dollar transactions in the Middle East, including representing the underwriters for Saudi Aramco's historic $29.4 billion initial public offering, earning him a spot among the capital markets law practitioners under age 40 honored as Law360 Rising Stars.
Basil Al-Jafari helps corporates, governments, and financial institutions navigate the full range of debt and equity capital markets products, including conventional bond and Sukuk issuances, debt restructurings, initial public offerings, rights issues, equity investments, and other general corporate finance matters. His practice covers the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
He has acted for underwriters, issuers, and trustees on all types of debt issuances, including investment grade, crossover and high-yield offerings, MTN and Sukuk programs, and a broad range of liability management matters.
Prior to re-joining the Dubai office, Mr. Al-Jafari was based in the firm’s Singapore office, where his practice focused on capital markets transactions across Asia.