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Corporate & Finance
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Provided by Bader El-Jeaan

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Bader is the senior partner of Meysan Partners, the head of the corporate practice, and one of the founders of the firm.

One of the most respected names in Middle Eastern legal practice, Bader has led some of the most sophisticated, high-value, and cross-border transactions in the region, and is one of the most sought-after lawyers when a company wants to pull off a particularly complex transaction.

Over recent years Bader has been especially active recently in cross-border mergers and acquisitions in sectors ranging from logistics to telecommunications.

Major city-scale projects are also part of his recent work.

Bader has been active in regional M&A for over 20 years, and brings valuable commercial insights to private practice, having formerly been general counsel at the top private equity firm, Carlyle, and as general counsel at leading logistics company, Agility.

Prior to founding Meysan Partners he practiced for five years in New York and Abu Dhabi with Shearman & Sterling.

He has served on the boards of a number of entities, including: the Kuwait Investment Authority (Kuwait's sovereign wealth fund), Boursa Kuwait (Kuwait's Stock Exchange), and Gulf Bank.

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Corporate & Finance - Kuwait
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Bader El-Jeaan is a prominent Kuwaiti lawyer who enjoys an enviable reputation, especially when it comes to large-scale M&A mandates. He is one of the founding partners of Meysan and has further experience advising on joint ventures and capital markets issuances.
"He is completely focused on securing the best outcome for the client." "He is a brilliant lawyer who always handles our legal matters with the same degree of professionalism and dedication."

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