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October 1, 2019

Islamic Finance News Names King & Spalding Best Law Firm for Asset Management & Islamic Funds, Capital Market and Fintech

DUBAI, Oct. 1, 2019 — Islamic Finance News has named King & Spalding the Best Law Firm in the categories of Asset Management & Islamic Funds, Capital Markets and Fintech in its 2019 IFN Law Awards.

IFN highlights the firm’s strong showing in these categories in the past year, particularly in the area of REITs, referring to King & Spalding as the “Ruler of REITs.” Regarding the firm’s work on the Riyad REIT matter, IFN states that King & Spalding “blended its global real estate investment structuring skills with their dominance of the Saudi REIT market to guide Riyad REIT to make its first overseas acquisition.”

IFN also noted that the firm’s capital markets team “shows diversity beyond the highly competitive Sukuk and fund segments,” and on Fintech, the publication noted that King & Spalding is “a market leader in this segment.”

IFN gave the firm honorable mentions in the Law Firm of the Year, Offshore Finance and Private Equity categories.

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