Banking & Finance: Saudi Arabia (Desks Based Abroad)
Experts Based Abroad
of Allen & Overy LLP regularly assists the firm's team in Saudi Arabia from his base in Dubai. Sources are quick to praise him, and particularly highlight his project finance expertise.
Bahrain-based Julie Alexander
of Baker & McKenzie is prevalent on a number of project financings in the Kingdom. She advised Power & Water Utility Company for Jubail and Yanbu on a SAR4.5 billion murabaha facility. One source said: "She is very good to work with – efficient and straightforward.
is based at Baker & McKenzie, originally in Bahrain and now in Doha. He is responsible for a range of financing transactions in Saudi Arabia. He notably advised Saudi Arabian Mining Company and Alcoa on a USD3.585 billion financing for a mine and refinery project at the Ma'aden aluminium complex.
of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP regularly works with banks on Saudi Arabian transactions. One source remarked he is "very succinct, commercial and practical in his advice
is based at Latham & Watkins LLP's Dubai office, and regularly lends a hand to the team's most significant Saudi matters. He was part of the team that represented APICORP in its USD2.5 billion murabaha facility to refinance existing debt.
is based in Latham & Watkins LLP's London office. He is noted for his expertise in a range of Saudi matters, encompassing project finance, restructuring and Islamic finance.
of Latham & Watkins LLP is responsible for some of the most complex and innovative financing structures in the Kingdom. He is based in London but frequently visits Saudi Arabia, and advised Bin Jarallah Group on a SAR2.105 billion project financing for the development of a tubular steel factory.
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