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The Legal Circle

Corporate & Finance

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What the team is known for

Established practice providing a comprehensive range of corporate services to national and international clients, routinely advising foreign entities on their investments in Bangladesh. Core expertise in domestic and cross-border M&A and corporate finance, with additional strength in regulatory issues. Team demonstrates particular activity on matters in the power, infrastructure and oil and gas sectors, including related acquisitions and project development. Active on matters in the real estate, retail and technology sectors.

Strengths

One source says: "They are well versed in relation to the complexities of power and infrastructure matters in the local market, and the requirements of international entities."

Another interviewee reports that its team members are "a pleasure to deal with and calm and considered."

Work highlights

Assisted Kawasaki Heavy Industries with the negotiation of an EPC contract with Bangladesh Power Development Board for the construction of a 100 MW power plant.

Notable practitioners

Masud Khan is highly respected in the market, with expertise in aiding clients with complex cross-border M&A, private equity and financing deals. He is especially knowledgeable in matters concerning the technology and energy sectors.

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Overview

The Legal Circle is a leading law firm, focusing on Corporate and Finance. The firm’s practice is based particularly around the following:

  • corporate transactions (mergers and acquisitions)
  •  capital markets
  •  employment 
  •  energy
  •  foreign direct investment
  •  projects and project finance
  •  bank lending and bank regulation
  • fund regulation and fund formation
  •  distribution and agency
  •  real property
  •  telecommunication and technology law
  •  company formation and company secretarial
      

The law firm is experienced in advising both local and international companies and has advised clients based in US, Europe, and across Asia on various transaction having international dimensions.  

Our firm has advised on some landmark deals including:

  • Advising on term loan financing to the tune of US$88 million from foreign sources for Orion Group
  • Advising the Borrower, Golden Harvest Ice Cream Ltd. in Loan Syndication for establishing a premium ice cream plant in Bangladesh having a deal Value BDT 700 million.
  • Represented international public company in a 3 year start to finish development of a Greenfield Project in Bangladesh (acquisition of land, building of factory, compliance, distribution chain, IP protection, etc.).
  • Structuring and incorporation of Bangladesh-Japan JV with Japanese logistics giant.
  • Advised in the licensing of multiple F&B franchises including Fish & Co., Krispy Kreme & The Cream & Fudge Factory.

Industries

Bank Lending and Bank Regulation

Capital Markets

Company formation and Company secreterial

Corporate transactions (mergers and acquisitions)

Distribution and Agency

Employment

Energy

Foreign Direct Investment

Fund Regulation and Fund Formation

Projects and Project finance

Real Property

Telecommunication and Technology Law

Corporate & Finance Department

The Legal Circle

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Department location

High Tower, 9th Floor

9 Mohakhali C/A

Dhaka

Dhaka District

Bangladesh

1212

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Bangladesh

Corporate & Finance


Masud Khan
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