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White & Case LLP

Capital Markets

2 ranked lawyersBand 1EgyptGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Highly skilled capital markets department active on a number of equity transactions, including IPOs, follow-on offerings and rights issuances. Attracts further praise for its debt capital markets work, demonstrating deep expertise in high-yield offerings. Regularly mandated on cross-border matters alongside colleagues in London, New York and Dubai. Provides comprehensive support to both issuers and underwriters, with experience advising on issuances by a variety of energy, healthcare and real estate companies.

Strengths

Sources appreciate that “the firm has strong lawyers from top to bottom," and conclude that "you always feel in safe hands.”

Clients characterise the team as “very professional, reliable and responsive,” further adding: “They provide excellent, reliable advice.”

Work highlights

Acting alongside White & Case teams in Dubai and London, the firm advised ADES International on a USD235 million high-yield bond issuance of 8.625% secured senior notes due 2024.

Notable practitioners

Said Hanafi is described by clients as a “very commercially savvy lawyer.” He is a significant presence in the capital markets world and attracts considerable praise from interviewees. Commentators view him as "a great negotiator," noting his "depth of knowledge and strong know-how in corporate and capital markets laws."

Walid El-Daly has an extensive equity capital markets practice which sees him advise on an array of high-value IPOs and follow-on offerings. He is well versed in the representation of underwriters and has considerable expertise in regulatory securities issues. Clients state that “his performance is exemplary," while peers add: “He knows the market inside-out.”

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Capital Markets

White & Case LLP

Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Egypt

Capital Markets


Said Hanafi
Band 1
Walid El-Daly
Band 1