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

OLAYAN COMPLEX TOWER II, 3RD FLOOR, AL AHSA STREET, MALAZ, PO BOX 69103, RIYADH 11547, SAUDI ARABIA
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Work +966 11 265 8900
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George Sayen

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Bahrain

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Baker & McKenzie Limited has experience of capital markets and M&A transactions, joint venture agreements and corporate reorganisations. Key figures in the team include practice head George Sayen and Ian Siddell, the latter of whom assisted Aergen Management Services with the purchase of two aircraft. Also recommended are Gavin Witcombe, who is particularly active in the energy and infrastructure space, and David A. Monnier, who advised a multinational transportation company on various licensing and operational requirements for foreign companies doing business in Bahrain.

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Saudi Arabia

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

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

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Legal Advisors, Abdulaziz I. Al-Ajlan & Partners in association with Baker & McKenzie Limited is regularly involved in major domestic and cross-border M&A and high-value commercial agreements. Mohammad Al Rasheed and Karim Nassar advised Alawwal Bank on its share for share merger with the Saudi British Bank; valued at $4.9 billion, the merger created what is now the third largest bank in Saudi Arabia. The practice also advised an Al Faisaliah Group company on its sale of shares in Al Saifi Danone to Saudi Arabia's National Agricultural Development Co. Also recommended are George Sayen, who heads the practice group, and Omar J. Iqbal, who was promoted to partner in July 2018.

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Projects and energy

Within: Projects and energy

Legal Advisors, Abdulaziz I. Al-Ajlan & Partners in association with Baker & McKenzie Limited is especially active in the project finance space where it advises bank lenders, and corporates in mining, infrastructure, energy and petrochemicals projects. The firm acted as a legal counsel for Ma’aden in relation to the SAR4.2bn amortizing syndicated unsecured facilities made available to refinance its existing project finance debt. Additionally, Basel Barakat is advising Saudi Binladin Group on the SAR7bn multi-open Islamic facilities provided by a syndicate of banks to finance the construction of an infrastructure project. Ian Siddell and George Sayen are also recommended.

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Arbitration in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

October 2018. By George Sayen

The arbitration landscape has changed significantly in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) in recent years. In this note, we will explain two important developments that have precipitated this change, namely, a new arbitration law and a Saudi centre for arbitration. [Continue Reading]

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