Najla S. Al-Gadi

  • Al-Tatweer Towers, 7th Floor, Tower 1
  • King Fahad Highway, PO Box 17411
  • Riyadh 11484
  • Saudi Arabia

Najla Al-Gadi is an associate in the Saudi office of Latham & Watkins who focuses on advising issuers and investment banks on equity capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings (IPOs) and other securities offerings. She also advises investment banks and public and private companies across various industries on public and private M&A transactions, corporate governance matters, and other matters relating to Saudi Arabian securities regulations.

Ms. Al-Gadi’s experience includes representing:

  • The underwriters in the SAR96 billion (US$25.6 billion) IPO of the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) on the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) – the world largest IPO to date
  • The underwriters in the establishment of a global medium term note program by Saudi Aramco and debut issuance of US$12 billion notes thereunder
  • Maharah Human Resources Company in its SAR776 million IPO on Tadawul
  • Middle East Healthcare Company in its SAR1.8 billion IPO on Tadawul
  • Al-Yamamah Steel Industries Company in its SAR556 million IPO on Tadawul
  • Alandalus Real Estate Company in its SAR380 million IPO on Tadawul
  • Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden) in its SAR5.6 billion (US$1.5 billion) rights issue
  • The Capital Market Authority (CMA) in drafting the Mergers & Acquisitions Regulations
  • Several companies in their potential IPOs on Tadawul in various industries
  • Several underwriters in a number of IPOs on Tadawul
  • Several public companies in their potential capital increase by way of acquisition or debt conversion
  • 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    
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