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Practice Areas

Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets


Arig Ali, Partner at ZH&P, has 18+ years of experience acquired through her dual qualification in Egypt and UK. Her record includes:

-Advised Actis LLP (global pan-emerging market private equity firm) in its (i) USD 244 million acquisition of 9.33% of the issued share capital of Commercial International Bank (a leading Egyptian bank) (2009); (ii) USD 102 million investment in Edita Food Industries (2013); (iii) acquisition of minority stake in Integrated Diagnostic Holdings (biggest Egyptian medical diagnostic company) (2014); and Sale of Emerging Market Payment (2016).

-Led the full-fledged legal due diligence over Orascom Hotels & Development and 58 of 58 Egyptian subsidiaries leading to its IPO (2014)

-Co-led the team advising Raya Contact Centre on its listing and public and private offering of shares (local and international offering).

-Led the acquisition of ARGO EGYPT PLASTICS and Taba Group by ALPLA WERKE ALWIN LEHNER GmbH & Co KG (leading Austrian packaging company) (2016).

-Led the restructuring of assets owned by the third generation of a renowned Egyptian family and assisting the international counsel in creating an offshore family office.

Professional Memberships

Chambre de Commerce Française en Egypte