Matouk Bassiouny

Egypt

IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

Matouk Bassiouny is a full-service law firm based in Egypt. In addition to Cairo the firm has offices in the United Arab Emirates, Sudan and country desks covering Libya and Algeria.

 

Focusses / specialisms

The firm has a strong practice in Banking, equity capital markets and M&A where the firm is ranked Tier 1. The firm has a particular specialism in transactions involving equity capital markets.

 

Key clients

Key clients of the firm include ADQ, Hassan Allam, Etisalat, Orascom Investment Holding, Orascom Financial Holding, RAMEDA, GB Auto, Afaq Fund, Arab Investment Bank, Abdul Latif Jameel, Act Financial, Halan For Consumer Financing, Blink Finance and Taleem.

 

Research period review:31st edition (2020/21)

During the research period the firm was active in banking, debt capital markets, equity capital markets and M&A. [G(1] 

In banking the firm’s work focused on financial restructuring transactions for clients related to the automotive sector.

In debt capital markets the firm’s work focused on bond issuance transactions for clients related to financials services.

In equity capital markets the firm’s work focused on IPO and secondary issuance transactions for clients related to financial services.

In M&A the firm’s work focused on acquisitions and spin-offs for clients related to the technology and automotive sectors.

 

Deal highlights:31st edition (2020/21)

Act Financial capital increase

Afaaq EGP250 million bond issuance

Orascom Investment Holding spin-off

Swiss Cotton and Garments Company capital increase