Noor Al-Fawzan, an associate at the Saudi Firm and member of its Corporate Department, advises numerous regional and international clients, public and private companies as well as government entities, on a wide range of corporate transactions in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and general corporate matters in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and internationally.

Ms. Al-Fawzan’s practice focuses on:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Joint ventures and in-bound investments
  • Corporate restructuring
  • Capital markets

Ms. Al-Fawzan’s experience includes representing:

  • Saudi Research and Media Group on the acquisition of a 51% stake in Thmanyah Company for Publishing and Distribution
  • Ayyan Investment Company in connection with the acquisition of a minority stake in Al-Ahsa Medical Services Company by way of a capital increase in accordance with the regulations of the Capital Market Authority
  • Emaar, The Economic City (EEC), in connection with its capital increase by way of debt conversion and issuance of new shares to the Public Investment Fund (PIF)
  • The Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in connection with the privatisation of the flour milling sector through an auction sale of four milling companies
  • Riyad Bank, in its attempted merger with the National Commercial Bank
  • BATIC Investments and Logistics Company in connection with its potential acquisition of a number of companies and assets by way of a capital increase and share swap
  • A global asset management company in connection with a strategic joint venture to establish an asset management company in KSA
  • Maharah Human Resources Company in connection with its SAR776 million IPO on Tadawul
  • The government of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with respect to the establishment of its Sukuk Programme and its US$9 billion debut sovereign Sukuk issuance
  • The government of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with respect to the establishment of its GMTN Programme and its US$17.5 billion debut sovereign bond issuance
  • King Abdullah University Investment Company in connection with two joint ventures with Al Argan Home Development Company to establish real estate development companies in KSA
  • Magrabi Group, the largest eyewear and lenses retailer in the Middle East, in connection with the sale of its regional lens lab business to Essilor International, one of the world’s leading lenses manufacturers
  • Durrah Advanced Company in connection with a strategic joint venture to establish a sugar refinery in the western region of Saudi Arabia
  • Ma’aden in connection with a joint venture with the Mosaic Company and Saudi Arabian Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) for the development of US$7 billion integrated greenfield phosphate project in the northern region of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Dar Al-Arkan Real Estate Development Company on the establishment of a US$1.2 billion Trust Certificate Issuance Program and US$750 million issuances thereunder
  • Wataniya Palestine Mobile Telecommunications Public Shareholding Company in connection with its initial public offering (IPO) on the Palestinian Exchange, which was the largest IPO in the Palestinian territories

Relevant Publications

  • “COVID-19: Legal Issues and Considerations for Businesses in Saudi Arabia” - May 2020
  • “New Saudi Companies Law – Accumulated Losses and Risk of Statutory Dissolution” - March 2016
  • “Data Protection in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: A Primer” - February 2013

Bar Qualification

  • New York

Education

  • LL.M., Duke University School of Law, 2012
  • LL.B., Prince Sultan University College for Women, 2010

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic