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Noureddine Ferchiou

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Ferchiou & associés

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Managing Partner


As 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. Recent Transactional Highlights: Banking & Finance:. 2015 Legal advisor for the arrangers of the first sovereign $1B non-guaranteed bond issue for the Central Bank; $500M NATIXIS bridge loan; 2014 advisor to ETAP on a $120M loan agreement; advised EBRD on 7 different loan agreements totaling $125M; advisor to the underwriters (NATIXIS and JP Morgan) of the $500M bond issuance for the Central Bank guaranteed by USAID Corporate & M&A: 2014 advisor to Tunisie Telecom on the $200M sale of its Mauritanian subsidiary through an international tender; advised Emirates International Telecom with the sale of its $2B stake in Tunisie Telecom; advised on the restructuring of the Bukhatir Group, Tunis Sports City Project, estimated at $150M.


Founding Member of Ferchiou & associés in 1984, in Tunis, Tunisia. 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.


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

Regarded by some as ‘a go-to firm for Tunisian finance matters’, Ferchiou & associés’ ‘knowledgeable and very experienced’ lawyers have notable strength in project finance, Islamic finance, banking regulation and corporate borrowing. Noureddine Ferchiou is recommended.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Noureddine Ferchiou - Ferchiou & associés

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Few firms enjoy the reputation of Ferchiou & associés, which is widely regarded as a ‘force in the market’. Noureddine Ferchiou is a seasoned specialist considered among Tunisia’s leading lawyers and Amina Larbi-Ezzine is also highly regarded. The energy, communications and retail sectors have been significant sources of work over the past year.

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