We are pleased to announce that Matouk Bassiouny & Hennawy (“MBH”) acted as the legal advisor to Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (“Mitsui & Co.”), a global leading trading and investment group in its investment in Wadi Poultry S.A.E. and related subsidiaries (“Wadi Group”), a leading group in Egyptian agribusiness.

Through this investment, Mitsui & Co. aims to expand the added value of its food and nutrition business cluster into Egypt – which is one of the largest markets in Africa in terms of population – enhance health and well-being through food, and thereby support the realization of richer and brighter lives for people.

The MBH team advising on the transaction was led by Omar S. Bassiouny (Founding Partner and Group Head of Corporate and M&A) and assisted by Ossama Abouzeid (Senior Associate), Salma El Refaie (Associate), Zahra Ashraf (Associate) and Youssef Shaaban (Junior Associate). Clifford Chance was also involved in the transaction as the international counsel to Mitsui.

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