Next Generation Partners

Firms To Watch: Banking and finance

Founded by Mohamed Khodeir in late 2019, Khodeir & Partners has built a reputation for its work advising clients on equity and debt deals within the banking and finance sector.

Banking and finance in Egypt

Al Kamel Law Firm

Al Kamel Law Firm‘s banking and finance team acts on some of the biggest financial transactions in Egypt, as well as major project finance and acquisition issues. This is complemented by strong cross-border capabilities granted by the firm’s close ties with a number of international firms like Slaughter and May. Managing partner and founder Mohamed Kamel leads the practice alongside partner Rasheed Kamel. Shahira Khaled is another key name, recommended for her experience in project finance, particularly in relation to the energy sector.

Practice head(s):

Mohamed Kamel; Rasheed Kamel

Other key lawyers:

Shahira Khaled


‘Al Kamel Law firm has the ability to work as part of a team which is an essential legal skill and they are able to deal with people from all levels of the legal hierarchy.’

Al Tamimi & Company

Al Tamimi & Company handles the full spectrum of banking and finance matters, including financial regulation, structured finance and cross border transactions, in addition to debt capital markets and financial restructuring. The team also supports a number of major fintech operators and venture capital funds on their establishment within Egypt. Ehab Taha leads the team with extensive experience advising banks, regulators and borrowers on a wide range of deals. He is supported by associate Zeinab Shohdy, who is experienced in banking related laws and regulation.

Practice head(s):

Ehab Taha

Other key lawyers:

Zeinab Shohdy


‘The team’s communication is exceptional, even when one of the team members is missing, the others continue with the same level with no deficiency, they share information and updates necessary so that the work can be done smoothly and efficiently from any of the team members.’

‘Their dedication and high level of commitment to finalise the transactions, their flexibility and availability when needed.’

Key clients

First Abu Dhabi Bank Fab

HSBC Bank Middle East Limited

Standard Chartered Bank UAE

The European Bank of Reconstruction and Development EBRD

National Bank of Egypt

National Bank of Kuwait (Egypt)

Arab African International Bank

Intro Investments Holding Ltd

Abu Auf Holding Netherlands B.V. (Netherlands)

Mashreq Bank PSC

Integrated Diagnostics Holdings (IDH)

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank

Arab African International Bank S.A.E

Al Tayseer International



TF Global Markets (UK) Ltd

Work highlights

  • Advising Standard Chartered Bank on the preliminary approval of the CBE to act as a full-fledged banking institution IN Egypt.
  • Advising National Bank of Kuwait Egypt NBKE in the loan agreement advanced by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) amounting to USD 25 Million to fund green energy projects.

Helmy, Hamza & Partners (member firm of Baker & McKenzie International)

Helmy, Hamza & Partners (member firm of Baker & McKenzie International) has a strong reputation for advising on complex and high profile banking transactions on both a domestic and cross-border level. Areas of expertise for the team includes project finance, acquisition finance, lending, real estate and restructuring. Mohamed Ghannam is head of the practice, with experience advising multinational companies across the oil and gas, real estate, telecoms and healthcare industries, particularly in relation to project finance. Lamyaa Gadelhak co-heads the group with 15 years of experience working across the entire spectrum of banking and finance matters. Another important name is newly-promoted partner Mohamed Elharmy.

Practice head(s):

Mohamed Ghannam; Lamyaa Gadelhak

Other key lawyers:

Mohamed Elharmy; Mostafa Lotayef


‘Baker McKenzie has very good experience in banking and finance. Also, they can find a solution for legal issues.’

Key clients

ACWA Power

African Development Bank

African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank)

Ahli United Bank (Uk) Plc.

Alsubh Solar Power S.A.E


Arab African International Bank (AAIB)

Arab Banking Corporation

Arab International Bank

Attijariwafa Bank

Bank Of America Merrill Lynch

Banque Du Caire

Banque Misr

Baraka For Trade & Investment

BayWa R.E. Solar Projects Gmbh

Bechtel Egypt S.A.E.

Bechtel Limited


Branch Of NJSC Naftogaz Of Ukraine

British American Tobacco Co., Egypt

Egypt Hydrocarbon Corporation Sae

Egypt Kuwait Holding Co., Sae

Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC)


Hutchison Ports Europe Ltd

International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Marakez Delta For Real Estate Projects

Mashreq Bank.

MUFG Bank.

National Bank Of Egypt

National Egyptian Railway Industries Company (NERIC)

National Service Projects Organization (NSPO)

New Renewable Energy Authority (NREA)

Orascom Development Egypt (ODE)

Rand Merchant Bank

Rawasy For Urban Development S.A.E

Rising Sun Energy S.A.E

Russian Industries Overseas Egypt Rio Llc

Sunrise Energy

The Egyptian Ministry Of Finance

The Sovereign Fund Of Egypt

Matouk Bassiouny & Hennawy

The finance and projects team at Matouk Bassiouny & Hennawy is heavily involved in a number of major transactions in the market, while also supporting the internal needs of local and international banks, such as debt disputes, security perfection and compliance. In the last year, the firm has been especially busy with the country’s growing real estate development finance sectors, as well as public procurement financings for clients within the defense field. Mahmoud Bassiouny  leads the finance and projects group, working closely with conventional and Islamic financiers in Egypt. Ashraf Hendi is particularly experienced with syndicated and bilateral facilities, meanwhile Nadia Abdallah has worked closely with the government in its economic reform agenda.

Practice head(s):

Mahmoud S. Bassiouny

Other key lawyers:

Ashraf Hendi; Nadia Abdallah; Ahmed Mohie

Key clients

Mashreq Bank PSC

Banque Misr S.A.E.

Arab African International Bank (AAIB)

HSBC Bank Middle East Limited

HSBC Bank plc

IntelCap GmbH

UBS Switzerland AG

Cassa Depositi e Prestiti SpA

Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena SpA



Credit Suisse AG


Transmar International Shipping Company

TCI Sanmar

Work highlights

  • Represented Mashreq Bank PSC, and a group of syndicate lenders, in connection with the financing to be extended to Evergrow for Specialised Fertilizers for an amount up to USD 360,000,000 to finance, inter alia, capital expenditure incurred and working capital requirements and/or contingencies in connection with the construction and set-up of manufacturing lines as well as the refinancing of certain existing facilities.
  • Represented Banque Misr S.A.E. (the lender) in connection with a long term financing extended to Rawasy Urban Development S.A.E. (the Borrower) under an asset purchase and development transaction, involving the Arab Company for Projects and Urban Development S.A.E. in its capacity as seller and asset manager (the Seller), ultimately owned by Talaat Moustafa Group (TMG).
  • Representation of TCI Sanmar (borrower) in a multi jurisdiction restructuring of all its existing loans and credit facilities, granted by a syndicate of banks from multiple jurisdictions.

MHR & Partners in association with White & Case LLP

MHR & Partners in association with White & Case LLP advises some of the world’s largest financial institutions and corporates, as well as government bodies on some of the most complex and innovative transactions in the market. The team features a significant amount of cross border experience stemming from the firm’s global network, allowing them to seamlessly cover matters involving Egyptian law, English law and US law. Sherief Rashed is experienced in project finance and a leading expert in Islamic finance, meanwhile Ziad Gadalla is known for his work on large finance deals within the energy, mining and infrastructure sectors. Tarek Mohanna focuses on energy, infrastructure and project finance transactions.

Practice head(s):

Ziad Gadalla; Tarek Mohanna; Sherief Rashed; Philip Stopford

Other key lawyers:

Tarek Kfoury; Nada Hussein

Key clients

TCI Sanmar

ZMI Group

ADES Group

National Authority for Tunnels (NAT)

Carbon Holdings

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank

CI Capital

NI Capital

EFG Hermes

Tahrir Petrochemicals Company

Egypt Hydrocarbon Corporation (EHC)

Sixth of October for Real Estate and Development (Sodic)

Egyptian Ethylene and Derivatives Company (Ethydco)


Commercial International Bank

Banque Misr

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank)

Arab Petroleum Investments Cooperation

Arab African International Bank

Work highlights

  • Advised Bank of Baroda, London Branch as global facility agent and other lenders in connection with the restructuring of their existing indebtedness of the chemical plant of TCI Sanmar Chemicals S.A.E.
  • Advised ZMI Group, a major oil & gas services vessel operator/charterer, in connection with up to US$500 million multi-tiered senior secured financing.
  • Represented ADES Group in connection with the US$1.6 billion hybrid (conventional and Islamic) financing granted to ADES Arabia Holding JSC (a newly incorporated entity and one of the few holding companies incorporated in Saudi Arabia) and ADES Saudi Limited Company for the refinancing of existing debt and financing recent major acquisitions.

Shalakany Law Office

Shalakany Law Office's banking & finance team is known for its strong track record within project finance. In particular, the team has been active on a number of major wind energy projects, in addition to high profile transactions for international financial institutions and export credit agencies. Senior partner Aly El Shalakany leads the team alongside Mariam Fahmy, who is experienced in handling PPP projects on behalf of procurers and bidders. Associate Mostafa El Zeky is a key name with experience in due diligence and M&A transactions.

Practice head(s):

Aly El Shalakany; Mariam Fahmy

Other key lawyers:

Mostafa El Zeky

Key clients

Hikma Group

Macquarie Bank Limited (London Branch)

Work highlights

  • Assisted the Borrower’s group with the amendment of a revolving credit facility granted by amongst others, Arab Bank plc, Wholesale Banking Branch, Kingdom of Bahrain, Bank of America Europe Designated Activity Company, Citibank, N.A., London Branch, Emirates NBD Bank (P.J.S.C), London Branch, First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC and HSBC Bank Middle East Limited.

Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law

Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law is experienced in the full spectrum of banking and finance issues, with special attention paid to loan agreements, regulatory compliance, trade finance, leveraged financings and syndicated facilities agreements. In addition, the team is also equipped to support on project finance and securitizations for a number of major banks and financial institutions. Ragia Omran is a specialist in project finance, syndicated loan agreements and BOT projects; she leads the team alongside Helal El Hossary, who is in charge of capital markets, securitizations and non-banking financial entities. Soha El Ezaby and associate Peter Maurice are also key names.

Practice head(s):

Ragia Omran; Helal El Hossary

Other key lawyers:

Soha El Ezaby; Peter Maurice


‘They are always fast and responsive.’

‘I have a very good experience with Zaki Hashem & Partners. Their different teams are very professional in terms of commitment to their tasks and feedback. They are always available to take my calls and requests, very punctual and correspond professionally to all parties on time.’

Key clients

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank – Egypt (ADIB)

AIG Egypt Insurance Company

Alubaf Arab International Bank B.S.C.

Arab African International Bank (AAIB)

Arab Bank

Attijariwafa Bank Egypt

Banque Misr

Beltone Group of Companies


British Embassy

Byblos Bank

CaixaBank, S.A

CI Capital Investment Banking

Citigroup Global Markets Limited

Commercial International Bank Egypt (CIB Egypt)

Commercial International Investment Company (CIIC)


Deutsche Bank

Dunia Finance L.L.C.

E- Finance

EFG Hermes

Egypt Factors SAE

Egypt Foods SAE

Egyptian Gulf Bank SAE


European University in Egypt (EUE)

Evonik Holding Egypt LLC

Global Telecom Holding

Hang Seng Bank Limited (HASE)

International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Madinet Nasr for Housing and Development

Mashreq Bank

Misr Insurance

Middle East Turnaround Investment (Haykala)

MM Holding For Paper and Packaging

Modern Nile Cotton

Morgan Stanley

National Bank of Egypt

National Investment Bank


Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB)

Qatar National Bank (QNB)

Raya Conact Centre (RCC)

Société de Promotion et de Participation pour la Coopération Economique (PROPARCO)

SP Legal Consultants

The Industrial Fund for Developing Countries (IFU)

Work highlights

  • Advising the Joint Lead Managers in the USD 3 billion issuance under the Arab Republic of Egypt’s USD 40 billion Global Medium Term Note Programme
  • Acting as the sole legal counsel to CORPLEASE in its 11th Securitization Bond Issuance for EGP 2,357,000,000 Billion
  • Advising ANOPC and ASORC (as borrowers) in the USD 727.52 Million Financial Facility Agreement covered by sovereign guarantee from the Government of Egypt

Zulficar & Partners Law Firm

The banking group at Zulficar & Partners Law Firm handles a broad range of banking and finance matters for prominent international and domestic banks, financial institutions and corporate and government clients. Syndicated loan agreements, credit facility agreements and regulation are particular areas of expertise for the team. Founding partner Mona Zulficar is a specialist in major restructuring, project finance and M&A transactions, meanwhile Ashraf Ihab acts as head of the banking and finance group, handling security documents, syndicated loans and credit facility agreements. Dania El Samad is another major name, specialising in project finance.

Practice head(s):

Mona Zulficar; Ashraf Ihab

Other key lawyers:

Dania El Samad; Nour Eldin Al-Senawy; Lamia Marei

Key clients

Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait – Egypt

Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait K.S.C.P

Arab African International Bank

Arab Banking Corporation

African Export-Import Bank

Audi Bank

Banque Misr

Beltone Financial

Cairo Investment for Real Estate Development

Canal Sugar Company

Central Bank of Egypt

Citi Bank

Commercial International Bank

Credit Agricole Egypt

EFG Hermes

Egyptian Mud Engineering & Chemicals Co.

Egyptian Methanex Methanol Company, SAE


Ghabbour Auto

GB Capital

MUFG Securities EMEA plc.

National Bank of Egypt

National Bank of Kuwait

National Bank of Oman

National Automotive Company

Powertek (Formerly Tanjong)


Sky Finance

Societe Generale Bank

Suez Canal Bank

The European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

The United Bank

The Bank of New York Mellon

The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi

Work highlights

  • Advised MUFG Securities EMEA plc., The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) on the refinancing of (6) renewable solar energy projects located in Aswan, Egypt, through Green Bond Issuance.
  • Advised Arab Investment Bank SAE and Arab African International Bank, SAE in the Syndicated Medium Term Facility Agreement in Three Tranches in the amount of USD 76.5 Million and EGP 266 Million and EGP 276 Million to Proger Egypt for Engineering and Management S.A.E.
  • Advised Canal Sugar Company S.A.E as the Egyptian legal counsel in the Multicurrency Facilities Agreement for an amount of up to EGP7.457.000.000 for the purpose of financing up to 60% of the Investment Costs of construction and operation of an integrated agro-processing project which includes beet sugar mill and a large scale firm for assorted crop cultivation in West Al Menya Governorate.

ADSERO-Ragy Soliman & Partners

Since its establishment in September 2020, the banking and finance team at ADSERO-Ragy Soliman & Partners has rapidly grown its capabilities and experience, including its work on the first project financing of a dry port in Egypt. In addition, the team has been working heavily on matters surrounding fintech transactions, sovereign sukuk issuances and debt capital market transactions. Hossam Gramon is an expert in regulation, Islamic finance, litigation and public and private bonds. Managing associate Karima Seyam represents domestic and international banks on a broad range of banking and finance matters.

Practice head(s):

Hossam Gramon

Other key lawyers:

Karima Seyam


‘The team is great, with very high technical skills and so much collaboration, response time is great and always give the right advice in the right time.’

‘Hossam Gramon is the best.’

‘The banking and finance team is knowledgeable and very qualified.’

Dentons Egypt LLC

Dentons Egypt LLC handles significant corporate and trade finance matters, as well as capital markets work, for some of the country’s leading international financial institutions. The team forms part of Dentons larger regional team which grants them strong capabilities in the MENA region and beyond. Frédérique Leger specialises in assets finance and trade finance while also handling debt restructuring transactions for the team. Ahmed Kamal has considerable experience in private, government and corporate investment matters, particularly those with cross-border elements.

Practice head(s):

Frédérique Leger; Ahmed Kamal

Other key lawyers:

Michael Lacey

Key clients

SMBC Bank International PLC

Credit Europe Bank N.V

MUFG Bank, Ltd.

Emirates NBD Capital Limited

Standard Chartered Bank

Mashreq Bank psc

Barclays Bank plc

Work highlights

  • Advised Emirates NBD Capital Limited as part of a syndicate of a syndicate of twenty-three international and UAE banks in connection with a US$3 billion unsecured syndicated financing – split Islamic murabaha and conventional “Green Loan” structure to The Arab Republic of Egypt acting through the Ministry of Finance.
  • Assisting and advising one of the largest banks in Japan, in connection with a dual currency term loan facilities agreement and made between, among others, African Export-Import Bank as borrower (the Borrower) and the MUFG Bank, Ltd. as agent including: drafting and preparing a facility agreement, as legal advisers involved in the transaction, issuing our legal opinion and all advice and attendances throughout.
  • Assisting and advising the oldest privately owned bank in the United Arab Emirates with regard to land interests in Egypt (i.e. freehold, types of leasehold), ownership rights in real estate (i.e. restrictions on nationality).

Shahid Law Firm

The banking and finance team at Shahid Law Firm handles cutting edge banking transactions for international financial institutions, foreign and domestic banks, in addition to major clients in the energy, aviation and transport sectors. While particularly strong in core banking matters, such as hedge funds, acquisitions and syndicated loans, the firm also features a rapidly developing project finance practice. Managing partner Girgis Abd El-Shahid  consistently advises on landmark facility loans, equity finance and financial structuring matters.

Practice head(s):

Girgis Abd El-Shahid


‘The team has good knowledge not only of the applicable laws but also of the criteria of application by the governmental bodies. They have also access to said governmental bodies in order to make the process run in the proper way.’

Key clients

Banque Misr

Arab Banking Corporation

China Development Bank

Caixabank|, S.A.

Broseta| Abogados

Banco Santander S.A.

Banco de Sabadell, S.A.

ABC Bank (Arab Banking Corporation)


King & Wood Mallesons

International Air Transport Association (“IATA”)

Globeleq Africa

Work highlights

  • Represent UK Export Finance and several creditors in aircraft and engine financing transactions in Egypt, as part of EgyptAir’s plan to renew its aircraft arsenal; as well as the mortgaging of engines in what to the best of our knowledge is the first transaction of this type in Egypt.
  • Advised the China Development Bank with respect to the financing of the largest project with Egypt’s Suez Special Economic Zone, a zone created specifically to encourage investment under a special law. The scope of work involved advising on various Egyptian laws, notably in matters relating to banking and finance, secured transactions, corporate liability, and taxation.
  • Advising FMO (the Dutch development bank) on the first three-year Egyptian pound (EGP) loan facility for the equivalent of USD 700,000, entered into with the First Microfinance Company Egypt (FMFC), which will be used to extend loans to female and young entrepreneurs.

Sharkawy & Sarhan Law Firm

Sharkawy & Sarhan Law Firm‘s banking and finance team has acted on some the market’s most complex transactions on behalf of governmental authorities, financiers and developers, as well as international development financial institutions. This work is supported by the firm’s close relationship with a number of major international law firms. An eventful year has seen the team appointed to the panel of British International Investment, as well as their participation in matters surrounding Egypt’s newly introduced green bonds regime. Ahmed Haggag leads the team, specialising in project finance, M&A and oil and gas.

Practice head(s):

Ahmed Haggag


‘We were assisted by Ahmed Haggag and the team as local counsels on the complex international financing of an oil refinery expansion project in Egypt. They were always available and always delivered on time. Their local acumen was also very useful in anticipating issues to avoid them and resolving those that arose nonetheless with the Egyptian lenders’ internal departments, as well as the other Egyptian parties in our transaction.’

‘The firm has put together a robust team of associates of various seniority around key partners providing services to our institution.’

‘Ahmed Haggag has gained a deep knowledge of our institution’s requirements and sensitivities and manages a motivated team of associates leading various projects for us.’

Key clients

The International Finance Corporation “IFC”

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development “EBRD”

Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company “KUFPEC”

Hapag-Lloyd Damietta GmbH

Lendable Asset Management LLC

Finance in Motion GmbH

Islamic Development Bank (IsDB)

Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD)

PricewaterhouseCoopers (Middle East Group) Limited (“PwC”)

Bank of America

National Bank of Egypt S.A.E

Banque Misr


First Abu Dhabi Bank

Work highlights

  • Acted for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), as lender’s local counsel, in relation to the USD 12 million loan for the development of a new hotel in West Cairo, serving the Grand Egyptian Museum and Great Giza Pyramids. The loan is to Al Dau Al Haram for Hotels Operations SAE, a company established in Egypt to develop and operate the Hyatt Regency hotel within the Pyramids Heights Business Park in West Cairo.
  • Advising European Bank for Reconstruction and Development “EBRD”, Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) as the original lenders on this innovative refinancing.

ALC Alieldean Weshahi & Partners

ALC Alieldean Weshahi & Partners is experienced in an array of banking and finance matters. In particular, the team has acted as legal counsel on a number of high profile securitization bond issues, as well as some of the largest Sukuk issuances in Egypt. Bahaa Alieldean is a veteran in capital market and banking transactions, acting for major national and multinational firms. In 2022, Mahmoud Al-Araby was promoted to partner and head of the capital market department.

Practice head(s):

Bahaa Alieldean; Mahmoud El-Araby


‘The team is really professional, very cooperative, available 24/7 ,  up-to-date and the diversity of the team make them very rich.’

‘Bahaa Alieldean is an out of the box solution lawyer and he’s more to technology, very connected, always there when needed, trustworthy.’

‘All the associates are always available for help, prompt, punctual.’

Key clients

Sarwa Capital

Sarwa Securitization

Contact Credit

Palm Hills Group

Amer Group

AT Lease



Wadi Degla Real Estate

Contact Leasing

Misr Capital

Work highlights

  • Acted as the legal advisor for 3 Sukuk issuance total worth of EGP 8.251 billion. Two issuances used to finance the expansion of Contact Credit and its subsidiaries and the third is used to finance Palm Hills Development in one of its major real estate projects.
  • Acted as legal advisor for the Securitization Issuance of Palm Hills (originator) by the Egyptian Company for Securitization for Real Estate with a release valued by 1.246 Billion.
  • Acted as legal advisor for two Securitization Issuances of AT Lease (originator) by AT Securitization Company for Securitization For financial lease with two release valued by EGP 2.7 Billion.

Dreny & Partners Law Firm

The corporate and capital markets team at Dreny & Partners Law Firm holds a track record in overseeing major banking and finance transactions, in addition to and project finance matters. In particular, the firm is notable for its considerable expertise in securitisation matters. Motaz El-Dreny leads the team, having represented clients in mezzanine finance and equity bond issues.

Practice head(s):

Motaz El Dreny; Imane Raouf

Other key lawyers:

Laila Zaki

Key clients

National Bank of Egypt

Arab African International Bank

Banque Misr

Commercial International Bank (CIB)

National Bank of Kuwait

Banque Du Caire

Credit Agricole Bank

Export Development Bank

Bank of Alexandria

Suez Canal Bank

United Bank of Egypt

Arab Investment Bank

Work highlights

  • Advised consortium of banks in providing a medium-term loan, valued at EGP 12.3 bn to Gharably Integrated Engineering Company (GIECO).
  • Advised Arab African International Bank in granting Sky investment, a medium-term loan amounting to EGP 1.3 billion to partially finance the investment cost of Park Street Complex in Sheikh Zayed, Egypt.

Mazghouny & Co

Since the firm’s inception in 2020, Mazghouny & Co‘s projects and finance team has supported local and international clients on project finance matters and the establishment of their subsidiaries in Egypt. In particular, the team highly accomplished in the energy, projects and infrastructure sectors. The practice is led by founder Donia El-Mazghouny, who is experienced in the structuring and financing of energy and infrastructure projects.

Practice head(s):

Donia El-Mazghouny


‘Donia El-Mazghouny, the founder and managing partner of Mazghouny & Co, has a unique experience and track record in working on many complex energy transactions.’

Key clients


BayWa re

EDF Renewables

Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC)

Elsewedy Electric

Empower New Energy

Engazaat Development


First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB Misr)

Indra Sistema

Intro Group

IRSC Power



Work highlights

  • Advised Scatec on the refinancing of the non-recourse project debt for 6 solar power plants in Egypt, with a total capacity of 380 MW, through the issuance of the region’s first 19-year USD 334.5 million non-recourse Green Project Bonds, which benefit from a Climate Bond certificate from the Climate Bond Initiative
  • Advising Scatec consortium on the structuring and financing of the multi-million USD first green hydrogen project in Ain Sokhna, Egypt, with a 100MW electrolyser capacity, to be owned and operated by two project companies
  • Assisted FMO with the provision of a guarantee granted by the FMO to the Commercial International Bank SAE within the scope of the NASIRA programme for underserved entrepreneurs

Rizkana & Partners

The banking and finance team at Rizkana & Partners advises domestic and international banks, in addition to financial institutions, on a wide range of matters, including syndicated and bilateral facilities and loans and debt restructuring. The team is also active in project finance matters, particularly within the oil and gas, steel, and real estate sectors. Managing partner Hazim Rizkana is skilled in capital markets, while Sherif El Hosseny is especially experienced in financial matters within the aviation sector.

Practice head(s):

Hazim Rizkana; Sherif El Hosseny