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1 , Doha, Dubai & Riyadh Middle East

2 , Doha, Dubai & Riyadh Middle East A&O in the Middle East 24 partners 100+ lawyers 36+ years on the ground Native Arabic capabilities One-stop shop: For English, UAE, Qatari and Saudi law advice through our offices in Dubai, and Doha and our associated office in Riyadh *. Strong relationships: With local law firms, key government agencies and regulatory bodies in all Middle Eastern jurisdictions. International reach: With 46 offices in the world s key jurisdictions. Comprehensive, innovative advice: Delivered by a team of commercially-minded, expert, lawyers. A relationship focus: We understand the importance of getting to know you and your team, and your business goals and values. We work in partnership with our clients and aim to develop long-term relationships with them. Arabic capability: Our lawyers bilingual skills help our clients bridge the gap between Arabic and English in translation, whether drafting regulations or conducting deal negotiations. Wide-ranging and in-depth experience: A presence in the region for over 36 years with in-depth experience on the markets most complex and high-profile transactions across the spectrum of legal services. Quality people: Our lawyers are among the region s most experienced and highly regarded, delivering local advice to the highest international standard. International Firm of the Year IFLR Middle East Awards 2013 and 2014 Law Firm of the Year Middle East Chambers Global Awards 2013 Best Overall Law Firm Islamic Finance News Awards 2012, 2013 and 2014 International Law Firm of the Year Corporate Counsel Awards Middle East 2013 Allen & Overy LLP 2015 * Zeyad S. Khoshaim Law Firm in association with Allen & Overy LLP

3 , Doha, Dubai & Riyadh Middle East Our experience Banking Project finance Corporate and ECM Mergers & Acquisitions The Commercial Bank of Qatar (Q.S.C.) and Doha Bank Q.S.C. As issuers on their QAR4 billion (in aggregate) Additional Tier 1 capital instruments issuances under Basel III. The creditors committee On the restructuring of approximately USD1.7bn of debt owed by Global Investment House to 53 lenders. They have a good international presence and understanding of international and local nuances. The lenders On a joint venture of Ma aden, Sabic and Mosaic on the USD7bn Waad al-shamal fertiliser and mining project in Saudi Arabia. Indorama Eleme Fertilizer and Chemicals Limited On a project to construct a greenfield USD1.2bn urea fertiliser project in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Global Market On the landmark creation of the Global Market, s first financial free zone, which aims to be a leading global financial market and a major regional centre. Emaar Malls Group IPO Advised the underwriters (JP Morgan, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, HSBC Bank Middle East, EFG Hermes, Emirates NBD and National Bank of ) on the IPO and listing on the Dubai Financial Market of the Emaar Malls Group. Aabar Investments On its acquisition of approximately USD1bn worth of shares in Arabtec. The Varkey Group On its disposal of a significant minority stake in GEMS Education s emerging markets business, covering the Middle East, North Africa and East Asia, to a consortium comprising Fajr Capital, Mumtalakat and Blackstone. Allen & Overy LLP 2015

4 Real estate International Capital Markets Investment funds Islamic Finance Aldar Properties On its USD4.5bn merger with Sorouh Real Estate. The transaction will be the first public company merger implemented under the universal succession provisions of the Companies Law. BAE Systems On a USD750m Shari acompliant sale and leaseback programme in Saudi Arabia, financed through investment funds. SATORP project sukuk Arabian Aramco Total Services Company and Saudi Aramco Total Refining and Petrochemical Company (SATORP) on its SAR3.749bn sukuk issue which was offered on a public basis in Saudi Arabia. This was the first ever greenfield project sukuk. GACA sukuk HSBC on the debut SAR15bn sukuk issue by General Authority of Civil Aviation in Saudi Arabia. This was the largest ever sukuk in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the first Saudi sovereign sukuk. Abraaj Capital On the establishment of ASAS, a pan-mena real estate fund, structured by way of a Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership, with Shari a-compliant investment projects across the MENA region. A joint venture between a UAE sovereign wealth fund and U.S. real estate asset manager On the structuring and establishment of a Shari acompliant real estate platform for investment in the GCC, including advising on the first acquisition on behalf of the platform in the UAE. Sukuks Emirates Airline sukuk; Axiata sukuk programme; GACA sukuk; Qatar Islamic Bank sukuk programme; Government of Dubai sukuk programme; Republic of South Africa sukuk. Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) On a SAR10bn financing, one of the largest general syndicated Islamic financing deals to date. Allen & Overy is one of the best firms in the country, offering superior experience, expertise, client service and depth than its rivals.

5 Litigation and Arbitration Construction ICSID arbitration Successfully defending the UAE in ICSID arbitration and annulment proceedings. These were the first ever ICSID arbitration proceedings brought against UAE. ICC arbitration Acting for the claimant in a USD300m ICC arbitration involving the merger of an investment bank with several retail banks throughout the Middle East and North Africa, obtaining a favourable settlement for the client. Qatar Rail On key tenders for the development and construction of the Qatar rail network, which is anticipated to generate USD38bn worth of investment opportunities for potential investors over the next 20 years. Masdar City On the construction, financing and letting of a USD22bn carbon-neutral city in. They know the market, they understand where it s moving. They are very much in step with London and they incorporate that you never have to worry about whether an A&O lawyer actually knows the laws and they always give in depth advice. Allen & Overy is, without a doubt, one of the leading firms. They have such a big team, so much strength in depth, they turn things around rapidly and maintain high quality.

6 For more information, please contact: Doha Dubai Riyadh Allen & Overy LLP 5th Floor Al Mamoura Building B Muroor Road PO Box 7907 United Arab Emirates Tel Allen & Overy LLP 23rd Floor, Tornado Tower Al Funduq Street West Bay PO Box Doha Qatar Tel Allen & Overy LLP Level 2 Gate Village Building No.8 Dubai International Financial Centre PO Box Dubai United Arab Emirates Tel Zeyad S. Khoshaim Law Firm in association with Allen & Overy LLP PO Box Localizer Centre Suite F6 Prince Mohammed bin AbdulAziz Road (Tahliya) Riyadh Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Tel Office contacts Ibrahim Mubaydeen Managing Partner, Samer Eldo Managing Partner, Doha Simon Roderick Managing Partner, Dubai Zeyad Khoshaim Managing Partner, Riyadh Tel Tel Tel Tel GLOBAL PRESENCE Allen & Overy is an international legal practice with approximately 5,000 people, including some 526 partners, working in 46 offices worldwide. Allen & Overy LLP or an affiliated undertaking has an office in each of: Casablanca London Rome Amsterdam Doha Luxembourg São Paulo Antwerp Dubai Madrid Shanghai Athens (representative office) Bangkok Düsseldorf Frankfurt Mannheim Milan Singapore Sydney Barcelona Hamburg Moscow Tokyo Beijing Hanoi Munich Toronto Belfast Ho Chi Minh City New York Warsaw Bratislava Hong Kong Paris Washington, D.C. Brussels Istanbul Perth Yangon Bucharest (associated office) Budapest Jakarta (associated office) Johannesburg Prague Riyadh (associated office) Allen & Overy means Allen & Overy LLP and/or its affiliated undertakings. The term partner is used to refer to a member of Allen & Overy LLP or an employee or consultant with equivalent standing and qualifications or an individual with equivalent status in one of Allen & Overy LLP s affiliated undertakings. Allen & Overy LLP 2015 CS

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