Sharkawy & Sarhan

Corporate/M&A Department

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Sharkawy & Sarhan is focused on the following streamlines.

We handle big-ticket transactions that fall within our sectors of focus. These sectors are Power & Renewables, Oil & Gas, Banking & Finance (DFI’s), TMT & FinTech and FMCG & Retail, Lifesciences and Education.

For more than ten years, our team has been involved on most big-ticket M&A transactions in Egypt, developing focused expertise while maintaining a strong reputation for efficiency and high standards. We have a focused expert M&A team, with in-depth knowledge of the M&A sector, its mechanics and different structures that together with strong negotiation skills and a solution driven attitude provides a winning team to reach a successful close to the transactions.

Recent work highlights​

  • Advising Americana Group on the sale of its 100% stake in Greenland Group to Dairy Distributors for Distribution S.A.E. a joint venture owned by Halawa and French dairy group Lactalis.

  • Advising Attijariwafa Bank on its acquisition of Barclays Egypt. Our work included performing an extensive due diligence on Barclays Egypt for on all legal aspects, reviewing and advising on the transaction documents, drafting the mandatory local documents, liaising with the local authorities’ administrations including the Central bank of Egypt and assisting in the closing and performing all the formalities (filling requests, registration of documents etc.).


Nabil Hazzaa, Mohamed (Head of Department)