“Would confidently recommend working with him in all corporate matters and M&A transactions”

Chambers Global 2020

Omar M. Elsayed

  • Dubai International Financial Centre
  • ICD Brookfield Place, Level 16
  • P.O. Box 506698
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Omar Elsayed is partner in the firm's Dubai office and a member of the Corporate Department.

Mr. Elsayed advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, inbound and outbound investments, and project development and joint ventures. Previously, he worked as a legal counsel for SETE Technical Services, a contracting arm of the Latsis Group in the Middle East and Africa, operating from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Mr. Elsayed’s experience includes advising:

  • The CMA in relation to the new M&A Regulations
  • A confidential client in connection with acquiring a controlling stake in a listed insurance company
  • Durrah Advanced Company in connection with a strategic joint venture to establish a sugar refinery in the western region of Saudi Arabia
  • Takween Advanced Industries in connection with its SAR910 million acquisition of Savola Packaging, a major manufacturing company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden) in connection with its acquisition of a 50% interest in Jabal Sayid Copper Project, a copper mine in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Ma’aden on its US$1.5 billion rights issue
  • Magrabi Group, the largest eyewear and lenses retailer in the Middle East, in connection with the sale of its regional lenses lab business, to Essilor International, one of the world’s leading lenses manufactures
  • Ma’aden in 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
  • Saudi Binladin Group in Its joint venture with General Dynamics, a multi-national security and technology solution provider
  • KHC/Batelco on the proposed acquisition of Zain KSA
  • Mobily on the proposed acquisition of Atheeb
  • Several steering committees of the financiers to several Saudi Arabian groups and companies in the debt workout/ restructuring/ settlement of such groups and companies
  • A major international pharmaceutical group in the purchase of a majority interest in a Saudi Arabian pharmaceutical company
  • The shareholders of Alessa Industries in the sale of 38% stake in to Aseer Trading Tourism & Manufacturing Company
  • Al Hokair Group in connection with the sale of its food and entertainment business through an auction process
  • A major Tadawul listed telecommunications company listed on the stock exchange in connection with an internal white collar investigation and a related external investigation by the Capital Market Authority
  • The Board of Directors of an investment bank in connection with a white collar investigation into the dealings of its chief executive office
  • A special committee of the Board of Directors of a Tadawul listed healthcare company in connection with a white collar investigation into the dealings of its executive management
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