Saudi Aramco’s $12 Billion Notes Offering

Latham & Watkins, in cooperation with the Law Office of Salman M. Al-Sudairi in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has advised the underwriters on the establishment of Saudi Aramco’s Rule 144A/Regulation S Global Medium Term Note Programme and the issuance of notes thereunder. The landmark transaction represents Saudi Aramco’s debut international bond issuance. The issuance […]

Saudi Telecom Company’s $5 Billion Sukuk Bond Offering

Clifford Chance and Abuhimed Alsheikh Alhagbani Law Firm advised Saudi Telecom Company (STC) in relation to the establishment of its US$5 billion sukuk programme and its debut international capital markets issuance of US$1.25 billion 10-year fixed rate trust certificate by STC Sukuk Company Limited (the Certificates). STC is the leading telecommunications operator in Saudi Arabia […]

Twenty14 Holdings (LuLu Group)’s Acquistion Of The InterCity Hotel In Zurich Airport

International law firms Trowers & Hamlins, and Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte acted as legal counsel for Twenty14 Holdings with ADB as their Swiss tax counsel. Twenty14 Holdings (T14H), the hospitality investment arm of Abu Dhabi-based LuLu Group International, has entered into a forward purchase contract with Swiss real estate developer Necron AG for the upcoming IntercityHotel Zurich […]

Emirates NBD Bank PJSC’s $1 Billion Perpetual AT1 Capital Securities Offering

Norton Rose Fulbright advised HSBC Bank plc and Standard Chartered Bank as structuring agents, and BNP Paribas, Emirates NBD Bank PJSC, First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC, HSBC Bank plc, Nomura International plc and Standard Chartered Bank acting as joint lead managers on the transaction Norton Rose Fulbright has advised on the first ever conventional Basel […]

Tronox Limited’s $2 Billion Acquisition Of Titanium Dioxide Business

Clifford Chance and AS&H advises leading Saudi chemicals producer Cristal on the completion of its cross border sale of titanium dioxide business to Tronox. The transaction, with an overall value of over US$2 billion in cash and share consideration involved complex restructurings in various jurisdictions Clifford Chance and Abuhimed Alsheikh Alhagbani Law Firm have advised […]

Almarai Sukuk’s $2 Billion Trust Certificate Programme

White & Case advised First Abu Dhabi Bank, HSBC, Gulf International Bank, J.P. Morgan and Standard Chartered Bank on the establishment by Almarai Sukuk Ltd. of a Reg S US$2 billion Trust Certificate Issuance Programme, and on the issuance of US$500 million Trust Certificates due 2024 thereunder. The Trust Certificates are listed on Euronext Dublin, […]