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Zulficar & Partners

Capital Markets

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

Leading capital markets team praised for its robust understanding of equity transactions. Possesses deep expertise in acting for issuers on both IPOs and follow-on offerings, as well as in regard to tender offers and rights issuances. Receives further praise for its comprehensive understanding of regulatory matters pertaining to the listing of shares on the Egyptian Exchange (EGX). Debt expertise encompasses bond issuances as well as securitisation.

Strengths

Sources praise the team for its “timely follow-up and delivery,” declaring it to be “a leading capital markets practice” that is “deeply involved in the regional market.”

One interviewee noted: "They know the regulators, and are very strong in capital markets. They have the local knowledge and are a very strong firm."

Work highlights

Acted as issuer's counsel to Fawry Banking and Payment Technology Services during its USD275 million IPO.

Notable practitioners

Anwar Zeidan is a leading figure in Egyptian capital markets. He maintains an impressive track record and has acted on a broad range of transactions, with peers referring to him as “an expert" who "has longstanding experience and is an important figure in this practice area.” Clients add: “If you need someone for a capital markets deal, he is your go-to person in Egypt.”

Ashraf Ihab is noted for his in-depth knowledge of bond issuances and securitisations, having handled a wide variety of transactions in the course of his long career. Sources attest to his "good reputation."

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Capital Markets Department

Zulficar & Partners

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Nile City Building, South Tower

Eighth Floor

2005 Corniche El Nil

Ramlet Beaulac

Cairo

Cairo

Egypt

11221

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Egypt

Capital Markets


Anwar Zeidan
Band 1
Ashraf Ihab
Band 2