Tamer El Hennawy

Matouk Bassiouny - Egypt

Managing Partner, Co-head of the Corporate/M&A and Capital Market Groups


+202 27962042 (Ext.257)

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Tamer El Hennawy is the Managing Partner of Matouk Bassiouny and co-head of the Corporate/M&A and Capital Markets groups. Tamer usually represents Egyptian leading corporations and he has been working on most of the public offerings that occurred in the country in the past five years. 

In particular, Tamer has helped execute high-value acquisitions, restructurings and divestitures in Egypt for companies in the natural resources, manufacturing, construction, real estate, pharmaceutical and tourism industries. Tamer also worked on the sale of operating fields that were carried out by the Egyptian Petroleum Corporation.

• Representation of Middle East Glass in the acquisition of Misr Glass Manufacturing from its existing shareholders which include Citadel at a price of around EGP 740,000,000;

• Representation of Hassan Allam Sons in the subscription and Shareholders agreement entered into with the International Finance Corporation (“IFC”) for subscription of shares into Hassan Allam Sons;

• Representation of Obour Land for Food Industries, as sole local counsel, in its initial public offering for a total valuation of EGP 774,400,000.

• Capital markets: Equity

• M&A

• Private equity

• Project development

• Consumer goods and services

• Oil and gas

• Real estate

• Tourism

Egyptian Bar Association 

American Chamber of Commerce

LLM, University of London (2000)

LL.B, Cairo University (1999)