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Prominent corporate team with strengths in cross-border as well as domestic transactions. Recognised for its adept handling of significant joint venture projects, corporate restructurings and M&A. Regularly involved in transactions arising in the real estate, energy, education and healthcare sectors, among others.
Sources declare that "the team's strength is their deep knowledge of local rules," further praising "their continuous availability and ability to work under time pressure."
Clients appreciate the "level of dedication you get from the partners, as well as their high level of diligence and technical competency."
Advised Scope Investment on setting up a joint venture with Mansour for the exclusive distribution of Peugeot vehicles in Egypt.
Ingy Badawy is described by one source as “the most thorough partner I've ever worked with.” She is a highly experienced adviser who represents an impressive list of clients, and draws considerable praise for her "excellent understanding of M&A and transactional matters." One client enthused: "She works with passion and makes me feel our organisation is her top priority."
Mona Zulficar is known for her depth of transactional and regulatory experience, which spans more than three decades. Sources acknowledge: “She has been the top lawyer in the market for several years; she has a lot of experience and knowledge.”
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The Corporate and M&A practice is handled by two main departments within Zulficar & Partners (“Z&P” or the “Firm”): the Mergers and Acquisitions Department and the Capital Markets and Procedural Department (the “Team”).
The Team prides itself as having star quality partners and associates possessing recognized track records in establishing precedents and introducing innovative products, structures and solutions to the Egyptian market through their creative and proactive problem solving approach.
We provide our Client’s with individualized service that caters to their specific needs and business requirements. This is further enhanced by allocating a dedicated team comprising the lawyers we believe to be best suited to advise each particular client based on the particular business sector and the circumstances under which said client is operating. The dedicated team is always coordinated by a partner who acts as the client manager. The above structure provides the client with direct access to a partner who is constantly present, available and aware of all the client’s matters handled by the different lawyers from the different departments within the Firm which ensures that the services rendered to the client are reviewed from a holistic perspective and are also both cost and time efficient.
Abou Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB)
Abu Qir Petroleum Company
ACE Moharram Bakhoum
African Export-Import Bank - Egypt
Ahli United Bank, Egypt, SAE
Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK)
Al Ahly Capital Holding, SAE
Al Arabia Company for Production and Distribution, SAE
Al Dahra Agricultural Company
Al Watani Bank of Egypt, SAE
Alfa Telecom International Mobile (“ALTIMO”)
Arab African International Bank, SAE
Arab Banking Corporation (ABC), SAE
Arab Petroleum Pipelines Company (SUMED), SAE
Bank Audi Egypt, SAE
Banking, Financial Services and Capital Markets
Banque Misr, SAE
Barclays Bank Egypt, SAE
Blom Bank Egypt, SAE
British American Tobacco, SAE
CIRA (Cairo Investment & Real Estate Development)
Cleopatra hospital Company
Commercial International Bank (Egypt), SAE
Credit Agricole Egypt, SAE
Dragon Oil (Holdings) Ltd
EFG Hermes Holding
Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC)
Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (“EGAS”)
Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding (“ECHEM”)
Emaar Industries Company
Five Star Flower Mills
General Cable Egypt, SAE
General Motors Egypt, SAE
HSBC Egypt, SAE
National Bank of Abu Dhabi
National Bank of Development, SAE
National Fertilizers Company, SAE
National Holdings/Scope Invest
Orascom Construction Industries, SAE
Paradise Capital, SAE
Port Said East Power Generating Company, SAE
Qatar National Bank Al Ahly (QNB) SAE
Sidi Krir Generating Company, SAE
Suez Canal Container Terminals, SAE
Suez Cement Company
Suez Gulf Power Generating Company, SAE
TAQA Arabia and all its subsidiaries
The Bank of New York Mellon
Titan Cement Egypt, SAE
Torah Portland Cement Company, SAE
Total E&P Egypte
Employment, Social Security and Benefits
General Corporate and Capital Market Transactions
Project Finance and Public Private Partnership
Automotive and Aviation
Energy and Utilities
Engineering and project management
Fertilizers and Glass Industry
Government and Public Sector
Import and Export
IPOs and Capital Market transactions
Oil & Gas
Petrochemicals and Chemical Industries
Real Estate and Construction
Restructuring, Mergers and Demergers
Securities and Asset Management
Shipping and Maritime
Tourism, Travel and Leisure
Cinema and Film Production
Construction, supply and erection
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