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Hamzeh Al Rasheed is an associate with King & Spalding based in the firm's Dubai office.  Hamzeh has significant experience in representing Middle East and international clients on various corporate matters including M&A, joint ventures and capital markets.  Hamzeh also actively advises clients on the structuring and formation of a range of investment funds, including real estate funds and trusts, and has registered numerous foreign funds in the United Arab Emirates.

Hamzeh has advised clients on a number of high-profile transactions, including, among other transactions, Emirates NBD REIT on its Nasdaq Dubai IPO and US$ 105 million fundraising and Emirates REIT on its Nasdaq Dubai IPO and US$ 201 million fundraising.

Hamzeh has been practising in Dubai for the last 4 years where he worked on cross border M&A transactions across GCC, North Africa and Asia.  Prior to that he received his training at leading law firms in Jordan where he was admitted as a qualified lawyer.  He graduated and received his L.L.M degree in 2012 from Bristol Law School, University of the West of England.  Prior to that, Hamzeh graduated from the University of Jordan School of Law.

Hamzeh was part of the team that was awarded the 2014 IFLR Middle East "Equity Deal of the Year". 

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Credentials

LLM in international banking and finance law, University of the West of England, Bristol

B.A. Law (Jurisprudence), University of Jordan

Jordan

Arabic

Matters

Advising a Saudi-based multimedia giant on a cross-border acquisition of a mobile technology company.

Advising a Saudi high net-worth individual on a proposed cross-borders corporate restructuring.

Advising a UAE Islamic bank on the restructuring of its real estate investments in the UAE.

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Advising a Saudi-based multimedia giant on a cross-border acquisition of a mobile technology company.

Advising a Saudi high net-worth individual on a proposed cross-borders corporate restructuring.

Advising a UAE Islamic bank on the restructuring of its real estate investments in the UAE.

Advising a U.S. company on the acquisition of the entire share-capital of a company based in Dubai Airport Free Zone.

Advising a Qatari high net-worth individual on a cross-border acquisition of a control interest in a number of luxury retail businesses across the GCC.

Advising a GCC sovereign wealth fund on the acquisition of a significant interest in an ADX listed company.

Advising a high net-worth individual on the acquisition of 50% of a computer software business in the UAE.

Advising a U.S. company on the acquisition of a control interest in a Malaysian construction company.

Advising two Qatari Islamic Funds on the incorporation and listing of Exchange Traded Funds on Qatar Stock Exchange.

Advising Emirates REIT on the US$ 201 million listing on Nasdaq Dubai, the first IPO in Dubai since 2009 and the first REIT listing in the MENA region at the time of listing (IFLR Middle East Equity Deal of the Year 2014).

Advising Emirates NBD REIT as co-lead associate on the 2017 Nasdaq Dubai IPO and US$ 105 million fundraising including a complex re-domiciliation of the REIT from Jersey to the DIFC.

Advising a regional investment bank on the dual-listing of an Exchange Traded Fund on Nasdaq Dubai (ongoing).

Advising a real estate investment trust on the IPO and listing on Dubai Financial  Market (ongoing).

Insights

Article · Source: Lexis Middle East Law Alert

September 26, 2018
Having the REIT Approach

Newsletter

September 10, 2018
Energy Newsletter September 2018

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Matters

Advising a Saudi-based multimedia giant on a cross-border acquisition of a mobile technology company.

Advising a Saudi high net-worth individual on a proposed cross-borders corporate restructuring.

Advising a UAE Islamic bank on the restructuring of its real estate investments in the UAE.

See more
Icon close

Close

Matters

Advising a Saudi-based multimedia giant on a cross-border acquisition of a mobile technology company.

Advising a Saudi high net-worth individual on a proposed cross-borders corporate restructuring.

Advising a UAE Islamic bank on the restructuring of its real estate investments in the UAE.

Advising a U.S. company on the acquisition of the entire share-capital of a company based in Dubai Airport Free Zone.

Advising a Qatari high net-worth individual on a cross-border acquisition of a control interest in a number of luxury retail businesses across the GCC.

Advising a GCC sovereign wealth fund on the acquisition of a significant interest in an ADX listed company.

Advising a high net-worth individual on the acquisition of 50% of a computer software business in the UAE.

Advising a U.S. company on the acquisition of a control interest in a Malaysian construction company.

Advising two Qatari Islamic Funds on the incorporation and listing of Exchange Traded Funds on Qatar Stock Exchange.

Advising Emirates REIT on the US$ 201 million listing on Nasdaq Dubai, the first IPO in Dubai since 2009 and the first REIT listing in the MENA region at the time of listing (IFLR Middle East Equity Deal of the Year 2014).

Advising Emirates NBD REIT as co-lead associate on the 2017 Nasdaq Dubai IPO and US$ 105 million fundraising including a complex re-domiciliation of the REIT from Jersey to the DIFC.

Advising a regional investment bank on the dual-listing of an Exchange Traded Fund on Nasdaq Dubai (ongoing).

Advising a real estate investment trust on the IPO and listing on Dubai Financial  Market (ongoing).

Insights

Article · Source: Lexis Middle East Law Alert

September 26, 2018
Having the REIT Approach

Newsletter

September 10, 2018
Energy Newsletter September 2018

View all

Credentials

LLM in international banking and finance law, University of the West of England, Bristol

B.A. Law (Jurisprudence), University of Jordan

Jordan

Arabic