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Baker & McKenzie Limited

18TH FLOOR, WEST TOWER, BAHRAIN FINANCIAL HARBOUR, PO BOX 11981, MANAMA, BAHRAIN
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Julie Alexander

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Bahrain

Banking and finance

Within: Leading individuals

Julie Alexander - Baker & McKenzie Limited

Within: Banking and finance

Baker & McKenzie Limited is regularly involved in project finance mandates, debt restructuring and refinancing, and debt capital markets transactions. The practice is headed by Ian Siddell, who is acting for Al Rajhi Banking and Investment Corporation, as majority sukuk certificate holder, in relation to the development of Villamar @ The Harbour, a luxury residential complex at the Bahrain Financial Harbour. Julie Alexander provides ongoing advice to Arab Banking Corporation in relation to the structuring and documentation of a range of Islamic and conventional loan arrangements for its customers in Bahrain and abroad. On the borrower side, Bilal Kahlon advised Sulb Company on a $50m working capital facility provided by Arab Banking Corporation.

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Islamic finance

Within: Leading individuals

Julie Alexander - Baker & McKenzie Limited

Within: Islamic finance

Baker & McKenzie Limited acts for banks, corporate borrowers and government bodies in a broad range of Islamic finance transactions. Julie Alexander and Nick Church advised Bahrain Islamic Bank and Arab Bank on the provision of an Islamic project finance facility for the development of a housing project. In addition, Bilal Kahlon is assisting Takween Advanced Industries with the restructuring of an existing SAR1.3bn murabaha facility for its acquisition of Savola Packaging Systems. Ian Siddell heads the practice.

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Projects and energy

Within: Leading individuals

Julie Alexander - Baker & McKenzie Limited

Within: Projects and energy

Baker & McKenzie Limited advises on project finance, commercial and development contracts and operational issues in relation to a range of energy and infrastructure projects. Nick Church and Julie Alexander advised Arab Bank on the provision of financing for various wind and solar projects, and practice head Ian Siddell is acting for Arab Banking Corporation in relation to the financing for the development of a copper tubing manufacturing facility.

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Saudi Arabia

Banking and finance

Within: Leading individuals

Julie Alexander - Legal Advisors, Abdulaziz I. Al-Ajlan & Partners in association with Baker & McKenzie Limited

Within: Banking and finance

Leveraging its ‘finely tuned organisational skills and superior knowledge of Saudi law’, Legal Advisors, Abdulaziz I. Al-Ajlan & Partners in association with Baker & McKenzie Limited has expertise across a range of project finance, Islamic finance, securitisation and receivables financing and debt capital markets transactions. One client noted the team's ‘ability to see the big picture while still not losing sight of detail’, while others rate the firm for its ‘cohesion', its 'flair and persuasiveness' and its 'commercial sense’. Practice head Ian Siddell advised Ma’aden Aluminium Company and Saudi Arabian Mining Company, as borrower, on the $1.8bn amortising syndicated facilities made available to refinance its existing commercial and project finance debts through Islamic and conventional banking methods. Also recommended are Julie Alexander and Bilal Kahlon, the latter of whom is acting for HSBC Saudi Arabia and Banque Saudi Fransi in relation to the provision of a $199m murabahah-based syndicated facility to Hafil Transport Company.

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