Najla Al-Gadi is an associate and member of the Capital Market Practice in the Saudi Firm. Ms. Al-Gadi’s practice focuses on advising issuers and underwriters on equity capital markets transactions including initial public offerings (IPOs) and other primary and secondary securities offerings. She also advises public and private companies and investment banks across various industries on debt capital markets, public and private M&A transactions, corporate governance matters and other matters relating to Saudi Arabian securities regulations. Her practice includes:

  • Capital markets
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate matters
  • Regulatory matters

Ms. Al-Gadi’s experience includes advising

  • Alamar Foods Company on its SAR1.22 billion IPO on Tadawul
  • Elm on its SAR3.072 billion IPO on Tadawul
  • Al-Dawaa Medical Supply Company on its SAR1.86 billion IPO on Tadawul
  • Jahez on its SAR1.1 billion IPO on the Parallel Market (Nomu) of the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul)
  • solutions by stc in its SAR3.6 billion IPO on Tadawul
  • Emaar, The Economic City on its capital increase by way of debt conversion and issuance of new shares to the Public Investment Fund
  • The underwriters on the SAR96 billion (US$25.6 billion) IPO of Saudi Aramco on Tadawul – the world largest IPO to date
  • The underwriters on the establishment of a global medium term note program by Saudi Aramco and debut issuance of US$12 billion notes thereunder
  • Middle East Healthcare Company on its SAR1.8 billion IPO on Tadawul
  • Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden) on its SAR5.6 billion (US$1.5 billion) rights issue
  • The Capital Market Authority in drafting a number of regulations
  • Several companies and underwriters on potential IPOs on Tadawul in various industries
  • Several sellers and managers on accelerated bookbuild offerings
  • Several public companies in connection with corporate governance and continuing obligations advice
  • Several financial institutions in connection with securities business requirements and licensing advice
  • Several companies in their potential acquisitions/sale in various industries
  • Several companies in connection with incorporation of companies and corporate restructurings

Bar Qualification

  • New York
  • Saudi Arabia

Education

  • Master of Laws (LL.M.), Harvard Law School, 2017
  • Bachelor of Arts, Prince Sultan University, 2014

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English