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Noureddine Ferchiou

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Ferchiou & associés

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Managing Partner


Founding partner of Ferchiou & associés, Nourredine Ferchiou has over thirty years of experience guiding Tunisia’s most successful corporations in industry leading transactions and is recognized for his cross border expertise.


Noureddine has over 30 years of government and institutional expertise and professional knowledge of the country's opportunities, challenges, ongoing business and legal environment and he has developed a deep global network of relationship with International law firms and financial institutions making Ferchiou & Associés the most connected law firm in the country. Specializes in all sectors of business law, including corporate law, commercial law, administrative law, international trade, energy, oil and gas, mergers and acquisitions, foreign and off-shore investment, corporate restructuring and privatization, transactions, banking law, real estate law, labor and employment, intellectual and industrial property, telecommunications, agency and distributorship, domestic and international arbitration, tax law.

Recent Transactional Highlights:
Banking & Finance: Legal advisor of an international pool of banks, one of the arranging banks of a 1 Billion EUROS bond done by CBT acting on behalf of the Republic of Tunisia at a value of 850 million EUROS, legal advisor of 2 multinationals in relation to a 500 million USD sovereign bond done by CBT and guaranteed by USAID, legal advisor of a Qatari Bank in relation to its issuance of 1 Billion Euro Bonds, legal advisor of an European financial institution for providing a loan of up to TND 4 million to a newly established microfinance institution in Tunisia, legal advisor in relation to the preparation of the PPA applicable to wind project within the new legal framework. Corporate & M&A: advisor to a Tunisian  telecommunication operator on the $200M sale of its Mauritanian subsidiary through an international tender; advised an Emirati telecommunication operator with the sale of its $2B stake in a tunisian telecommunication operator; advised on the restructuring of an UAE Group, Tunis Sports City Project, estimated at $150M.


Arabic, French, English, Italian


Admitted to Bar, Tunis in 1981.


University of Tunis, Masters in Private Law (1978); University of Paris, D.E.A. in Business Law with a major in finance and taxation (1979), D.E.A. in Private Law with a major in Construction Law (1980).


Banking and finance

Within: Leading individuals

Noureddine Ferchiou - Ferchiou & associés

Within: Banking and finance

Ferchiou & associés assists domestic and international lenders with acquisition finance and asset finance transactions, including syndicated loans, and capital markets transactions, among other areas. Noureddine Ferchiou and Omar Ferchiou advised Natixis as one of the arranging banks on a $1bn Eurobond issuance by the Central Bank of Tunisia.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Noureddine Ferchiou - Ferchiou & associés

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Ferchiou & associés assists international corporates and investors with establishing a presence in the Tunisian market. The group, which is led by Noureddine Ferchiou, is acting for Nokia in its acquisition of Alcatel-Tunisie. Omar Ferchiou, Rym Ferchiou and Amina Larbi-Ezzine are recommended.

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