Shearman & Sterling in association with the Law Firm of Dr. Sultan Almasoud > Riyadh, Saudi Arabia > Firm Profile

Shearman & Sterling in association with the Law Firm of Dr. Sultan Almasoud
24TH FLOOR KING FAHD RD
KINGDOM CENTER
RIYADH 11613
Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia > Capital markets Tier 3

Shearman & Sterling in association with the Law Firm of Dr. Sultan Almasoud has extensive experience advising on rights issuances, private placements and the Saudi CMA regulations. Sultan Almasoud focuses on capital markets transactions, corporate restructurings, and other corporate and commercial matters.

Practice head(s):

Sultan Almasoud

Key clients

Tabuk Agriculture Development Company (TADCO)

Work highlights

  • Advising Jabal Omar Development Company (a company listed on the Saudi Stock Exchange) on its SAR 2 billion sukuk programme through a private placement.
  • Advised Tabuk Agricultural Development Company on its rights issue on the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul).

Saudi Arabia > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

Shearman & Sterling in association with the Law Firm of Dr. Sultan Almasoud maintains a busy practice handling high-value transactions and project mandates for a host of leading regional clients including NEOM. The team, led by Sultan Almasoud  has been strengthened on the private equity, public and private M&A front with the arrival of Mohsin Suleman who joined from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. In Abu Dhabi, Renad Younes is the regional partner in the Middle East and is a key contact for international mergers and project financing deals. The group leverages its teams in London, Dubai, and Singapore to handle complex cross-border mandates.

Practice head(s):

Sultan Almasoud; Mohsin Suleman

Other key lawyers:

Renad Younes

Testimonials

‘We work with Mohsin Suleman (Partner) and his team. Their strength is their efficient and comprehensive responses to questions raised.’

‘Mohsin Suleman (Partner) has been an excellent legal advisor to us – providing comprehensive, clear feedback as well as practical solutions. As an added bonus, the turn around times are reliable and incredidbly fast.’

‘They are committed, organized, timely completion of tasks with a clear quality.’

Key clients

Jabal Omar Development Company

Bin Dayel Group

NOMW Capital

Alsalam Aerospace Industries Company

Five Capital Partners

The Saudi Arabian Industrial Investments Company (Dussur)

The National Unified Procurement Company

Saudi Investment Recycling Company

NEOM Company

Jabal Omar Development Company

Bin Dayel Group

Work highlights

  • Advised Dussur as part of an international private equity consortium consisting of BroadPeak Global LP and Asia Green Fund on the purchase of the Clean Technologies business of DuPont de Nemours, Inc. for $510m in cash.
  • Advising NEOM Company on all aspects of its $5bn world-scale green hydrogen and green ammonia production facility.
  • Advising Saudi Arabian Chevron on the largest upstream unitized Wafra field between Saudi and Kuwait.

Saudi Arabia > Dispute resolution Tier 5

Shearman & Sterling in association with the Law Firm of Dr. Sultan Almasoud has a track record advising on commercial disputes for Saudi companies and has experience acting before courts and committees including the Settlement of Banking Disputes. The team is led by Riyadh-based Sultan Almasoud.

Practice head(s):

Dr. Sultan Almasoud

Other key lawyers:

Fahad Alhasan Abdulrhman

Key clients

Japan Saudi Arabia Methanol Company

BNP Paribas

Alsalam Aerospace Industries Company

Al-Futtaim Group

Enany Group

SETE Saudia Company

Jabal Omar Company

Fakieh Group

Ben Dayel Group

Alfouzan Group

Advanced Electronics Company

PrivatAir Saudi Arabia Company Limited

Investcorp Holdings B.S.C.

Saudi Arabia > Projects and energy

Shearman & Sterling LLP has a track record advising on high-value energy transactions and project financings across the renewable energy and oil and gas sector.