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Shearman & Sterling LLP in association with Dr Sultan Almasoud & Partners

KINGDOM CENTRE, 24TH FLOOR, KING FAHAD ROAD, RIYADH 11613, SAUDI ARABIA
Tel:
Work +966 11 211 2000
Web:
www.shearman.com

Dr Sultan Almasoud

Tel:
Work 966 11 211 2000
Email:
Web:
www.shearman.com
Shearman & Sterling LLP

Work Department

Corporate and Dispute Resolution

Position

Managing Partner of our Saudi Arabia practice

Career

Dr. Sultan Almasoud is a partner in our Saudi Arabian practice, which is operated in association with Dr. Sultan Almasoud & Partners. Dr. Almasoud is qualified in Saudi Arabia. Dr. Almasoud focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, IPOs, joint ventures, capital market transactions, private placements and all aspects of corporate and commercial matters. Prior to joining Dr. Sultan Almasoud & Partners, Dr. Almasoud worked at leading US and UK law firms in Riyadh.

Languages

Arabic and English

Education

University of Hull, Ph.D., 2008
Case Western Reserve University, LL.M., 2004
King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, LL.B., 2001


Saudi Arabia

Capital markets

Within: Capital markets

Shearman & Sterling LLP in association with Dr Sultan Almasoud & Partners is particularly active in the equity capital markets space, where it advises clients in the insurance and industrial sectors on private and public offerings and employee share option plans. The practice is jointly headed by Sanjarbek Abdukhalilov and Sultan Almasoud, who advised Al Baha Investment and Development Company on a capital reduction exercise, and also assisted the client with its acquisition of Elegant Centers, which was funded by new equity issuances. The team also advised clients including L’Oréal and Thales on the implementation of new employee share option plans in Saudi Arabia.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Shearman & Sterling LLP in association with Dr Sultan Almasoud & Partners advises clients in the energy, real estate, industrial, consumer goods and retail sectors on a variety of corporate and commercial matters. Jointly headed by Sanjarbek Abdukhalilov and Sultan Almasoud, the team is advising Al Ahlia For Cooperative Insurance Company on its potential merger with Gulf Union Cooperative Insurance Company. The joint practice heads also acted for Jabal Omar Development Company in the drafting and negotiation of its joint venture agreement with EagleWing regarding the management of a hotel in Mecca.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Shearman & Sterling in association with Dr. Sultan Almasoud & Partners handles a variety of commercial contract disputes and arbitration in the retail and real estate sectors. Managing partner Sultan Almasoud focuses on local disputes, while Alex Bevan heads Shearman & Sterling LLP's international arbitration group in the Abu Dhabi office.

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