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Global Kuwait Corporate & Finance

This section relates to transactions involving different companies, corporate governance, corporate restructuring, shareholder issues. This broad category covers both public company and private equity (including venture capital) matters. The chapter includes company acquisitions, dispositions and capitalisations, entity selection and formation, operating and partnership agreements, securities and governance matters. Also covers those transactions designed to help restructuring within companies and their subsidiaries by change of ownership. Priority is placed on primary representatives, those acting for buyers and sellers, whilst those acting for financial advisors, underwriters and the banks financing such transactions are also considered. A broad-based definition of banking transactions, which include both borrower and lender clients. The following topics are included: Acquisition finance: transactions involving arranging finance for acquisitions acting for either the lender or the borrower; Islamic Finance: Sharia-compliant work such as acquisitions, forming funds to invest in real estate and commercial properties, issuing of Sukuks; General bank lending: syndicated lending, structured finance, leveraged finance, NPLs; Project finance: financing of infrastructure and industrial projects.; Refinancing: The refinancing and restructuring of existing loans and debtor in possession financing is also included. Where there isn’t a dedicated Restructuring / Insolvency section, work relating to restructuring in distressed situations, bankruptcy and insolvency is also considered here.

Rankings overview for Departments

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Band 2
  1. Meysan Partners
    Meysan Partners 1 Years Ranked
  2. Al Tamimi & Company in association with Omar Khaled Al-Qahtani
  3. International Counsel Bureau
3
Band 3
  1. Al-Hamad Legal Group
    Al-Hamad Legal Group 1 Years Ranked
  2. Al Markaz Law Firm
4
Band 4
  1. Abdullah Kh. Al-Ayoub & Associates
    Abdullah Kh. Al-Ayoub & Associates 1 Years Ranked
  2. HFW in association with Attorney Rula Dajani
  3. Taher Group Law Firm

All Departments profiles

1
Band 1
  1. ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners
    1
    ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners
    Corporate & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 1 Years Ranked
    ASAR is a market-leading Kuwaiti law firm with strong expertise in cross-border transactional and commercial advisory matters. Its lawyers are noted for their regular handling of high-value capital markets, Islamic finance and M&A transactions, as well as providing assistance with PPP projects. The firm's abilities in non-contentious matters are bolstered by an impressive offering in dispute resolution, with extensive experience overseeing international arbitration mandates as well as Kuwaiti litigation proceedings.
2
Band 2
  1. Meysan Partners
    2
    Meysan Partners
    Corporate & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 1 Years Ranked
    Meysan Partners is a prominent Kuwaiti law firm with deep experience across an array of transactional and regulatory matters. Its seasoned team of lawyers regularly advises on high-value capital markets, M&A and private equity work, in addition to banking and finance mandates and all aspects of operational and contractual matters. The firm is also noted for its considerable disputes experience, regularly being called upon to handle big-ticket litigation and arbitration cases.
  2. Al Tamimi & Company in association with Omar Khaled Al-Qahtani
    Corporate & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 2
  3. International Counsel Bureau
    Corporate & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 2
3
Band 3
  1. Al-Hamad Legal Group
    3
    Al-Hamad Legal Group
    Corporate & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 3 | 1 Years Ranked
    Al Hamad Legal Group is a well-regarded, full-service law firm with a strong presence in the Kuwaiti market. It is best known for its ongoing role as legal adviser to the Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects on a number of PPPs. In addition, Al Hamad's lawyers advise on all aspects of energy and construction projects. Its dispute resolution work encompasses tax litigation as well as arbitration proceedings conducted under ICC, UNCITRAL and LCIA rules.
  2. Al Markaz Law Firm
    Corporate & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 3
4
Band 4
  1. Abdullah Kh. Al-Ayoub & Associates
    4
    Abdullah Kh. Al-Ayoub & Associates
    Corporate & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 1 Years Ranked
    Abdullah Kh. Al-Ayoub is a well-known Kuwaiti law firm with a strong commercial advisory practice. It is well versed in litigation and possesses deep expertise in labour and employment, with noteworthy experience advising on the hiring of foreign employees and a variety of other issues. The practice is regularly sought out by leading international law firms to provide guidance on Kuwaiti regulatory issues.
  2. HFW in association with Attorney Rula Dajani
    Corporate & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 4
  3. Taher Group Law Firm
    Corporate & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 4