Announcements Maples Awarded for Groundbreaking Deal at IFLR Middle East Awards

30 Oct 2019

The Maples Group is pleased to announce that it has once again been recognised at the 2019 IFLR Middle East awards that were held at the Burj Al Arab earlier this month. The awards which attract over 180 market participants and legal practitioners celebrate the most influential corporate finance deals over the past 12 months.  
 
Maples and Calder, the Maples Group's law firm was part of the team who received the award for Debt and Equity Linked Deal of the Year. 
 
The deal which was described as a 'first-its-kind' was in relation to NMC Healthcare's sukuk and represents the first public capital markets transaction from a healthcare provider in the MENA region and the first USD denominated sukuk by a healthcare provider globally. NMC Healthcare is the largest private healthcare company in the UAE and ranks amongst the top three fertility service providers in the world.
 
A team based in the Group's law firm in Dubai provided Cayman Islands counsel to NMC Healthcare and was led by partner Manuela Belmontes, assisted by associate, Gurminder Sanghera.
 
Tahir Jawed, Managing Partner of the Group's law firm in Dubai, said: "We are delighted to accept this prestigious award which is testament to our commitment to continuously support our clients with new and innovative solutions."
 
Maples and Calder advised on a total of 7 deals which were nominated for this year’s awards, including 4 out of the 7 deals in contention for the Debt and Equity Linked Deal of the Year, a further acknowledgement to its standing in the region as a top tier law firm.

CONTACTS

bioImage

Tahir Jawed

Managing Partner

+971 4 360 4071

bioImage

Manuela Belmontes

Partner

+971 4 360 4074

bioImage

Gurminder Sanghera

Of Counsel

+971 4 360 4084

*
*
*
*


Please note that your email may be received and read by other Maples Group employees in addition to your intended recipient.

The use of this form does not create an attorney-client relationship and information submitted will not necessarily be treated as privileged or confidential, nor will it prevent us from accepting related instructions on behalf of others. Do not send us any information regarding any current or potential legal matters until your proposed engagement of us as legal counsel has been agreed and confirmed by us in writing.

*
*
*

Please note that your email may be received and read by other Maples Group employees in addition to your intended recipient.

Related

Deals

Maples Group Advises United Airlines on US$6.8 Billion Financing Plan

 The Maples Group advised United MileagePlus on both its recent US$3.8 billion bond offering and its concurrent US$3 billion term loan.

Read more

08 Jul 2020

Announcements

COVID-19: What is Maples Group doing?

 The Maples Group has comprehensive, jurisdictionally specific, pandemic plans in place. This is a summary of the preventative measures that we are taking.

Read more

20 Mar 2020

Announcements

Maples Group Luxembourg Expands to New Location

The Maples Group is pleased to announce that due to the remarkable growth of its business in Luxembourg, it has relocated its offices.

Read more

12 Mar 2020

Announcements

Maples Group Announces Strategic Appointments at Six Offices

New Partners and Of Counsel are appointed across the Group's international offices.

Read more

05 Mar 2020

Announcements

Maples Group Ranked as Top Funds Legal Adviser for 7th Year Running

Maples and Calder, the Maples Group's law firm, is pleased to retain its position as the number one legal adviser to Irish-serviced funds for the seventh consecutive year by the Monterey Insight Ireland Fund Report 2019.

Read more

24 Feb 2020

Announcements

Maples Group Hong Kong Offices Relocate

 All of the Maples Group's Hong Kong teams will now be located at Central Plaza in Wanchai's north business district in Hong Kong. 

Read more

21 Feb 2020

Connect

Want to get in touch ?

Contact Us