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Shearman & Sterling LLP

Capital Markets

1 ranked lawyersBand 4Middle East-wideGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Highlighted by sources for its impressive capital markets work across the Middle East. Particularly strong on Egyptian, Saudi and UAE matters. Visible in the ECM space, including on IPOs and rights issuances. Also experienced in DCM, offering advice on the full range of debt financing products and experienced in a range of financial transactions.

Strengths

One client said: "They spend time understanding us in order to provide a better service. I know I can phone them at any time."

One source praised the team as "excellent people" who are "technically very good."

Notable practitioners

Marwan Elaraby is widely respected for his capital markets skills, with particularly notable experience in the UAE and Egypt. He is especially well versed in acting for clients in the oil and gas sector. One source summarised: "He has broad and strong connections. He brings in a lot of work and a lot of clients trust him." He divides his time between Abu Dhabi, Dubai and New York.

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Capital Markets

Shearman & Sterling LLP

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Location

Etihad Towers, 21st Floor, Office Tower 3

Corniche Road

PO Box 2948

Middle East-wide

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Middle East-wide

Capital Markets: Equity


Marwan Elaraby
Band 3