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MHR & Partners in association with White & Case
NILE CITY OFFICE BUILDING, SOUTH TOWER, 11TH FLOOR
2005A CORNICHE EL NILE
CAIRO
Egypt

Banking and finance Tier 2

MHR & Partners in association with White & Case is particularly strong in project finance, having recruited Ziad Gadalla from Helmy, Hamza & Partners (member firm of Baker & McKenzie International), but its broad finance practice acts for Egyptian and international corporations and financial institutions on a range of financing and capital markets matters. Sherief Rashed is a leading structuring expert for Islamic finance transactions.

Key clients

Al Nowais

Carbon Holdings

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank

ADES International Holding Ltd.

CI Capital

NI Capital

EFG Hermes

Tahrir Petrochemicals Company

Egypt Hydrocarbon Corporation (EHC)

Masdar Clean Energy (a Mubadala Company)

Sixth of October for Real Estate and Development (Sodic)

Egyptian Ethylene and Derivatives Company (Ethydco)

HSBC

Infinity Solar

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

Egypt Gulf Bank

United Real Estate Company

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

MHR & Partners in association with White & Case continues to build its market share in Egypt, working with Egyptian companies to support outbound investment, as well assisting local and global corporates, financial institutions and government institutions with large corporate transactions. Said Hanafi, Tarek Mohanna and Walid El Daly are the key local partners for M&A and ECM work; they work closely with Philip Stopford in London.

Key clients

ADES International Holding Ltd.

CI Capital

Cairo for Investment and Real Estate Development (CIRA)

Palm Hills Developments

BPE Partners

Hasan Allam Holdings

Orascom Development Holding

Meeting Point International

FTI Touristic

SODIC

A15

Energy Tier 2

MHR & Partners in association with White & Case opened in Cairo only three years ago but has already become a leading player in the financing of conventional and renewable power projects, on which it acts as both local and international counsel. Leading energy, mining and infrastructure partner Ziad Gadalla joined from Helmy, Hamza & Partners (member firm of Baker & McKenzie International). Islamic finance specialist Sherief Rashed and Philip Stopford are other key names.

Key clients

Al Nowais

Carbon Holdings

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank

ADES International Holding Ltd.

Tahrir Petrochemicals Company

Chevron

Energean Oil & Gas

Egyptian Ethylene and Derivatives Company (Ethydco)

Hoegh LNG

Suez Methanol Derivatives Company

El Wady for Phosphate Industries and Fertilizers

Apex

Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar)

Projects and infrastructure Tier 2

MHR & Partners in association with White & Case hired Ziad Gadalla from Helmy, Hamza & Partners (member firm of Baker & McKenzie International) to jointly lead the practice alongside Tarek Mohanna and Sherief Rashed, who work closely with Philip Stopford in the London office. The Cairo team acts for a wide range of local banks, international financial institutions and sponsors, particularly on energy projects.

Testimonials

The team is outstanding. Its key strengths are knowledge, tenacity, responsiveness, enthusiasm and being a pleasure to work with. There is great strength-in-depth across the disciplines I engage with them on and they offer value for money.

Key clients

Al Nowais

Carbon Holdings

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank

ADES International Holding Ltd.

Tahrir Petrochemicals Company

Egypt Hydrocarbon Corporation (EHC)

Energean Oil & Gas

Egyptian Ethylene and Derivatives Company (Ethydco)

Hoegh LNG

Suez Methanol Derivatives Company

El Wady for Phosphate Industries and Fertilizers

Apex

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Department Name Email Telephone
Banking and finance (including Islamic finance) Sherief Rashed
Banking and finance (including Islamic finance) Tarek Mohanna
Corporate and M&A (including private equity) Said Hanafi
Corporate and M&A (including private equity) Tarek Mohanna
Equity and debt capital markets Walid El Daly
Equity and debt capital markets Said Hanafi
Project development and finance Philip Stopford
Project development and finance Sherief Rashed
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