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- University of Khartoum, 1983
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Ahmed Hashim heads AMJ’s corporate and commercial transactions team and a member of the firm’s labour and employment group. He is highly regarded by clients and peers alike for his in-depth knowledge of Omani corporate and commercial law as well as excellent government relations gained over 25 years of practice in the jurisdiction.
Ahmed has extensive experience advising international and regional corporate and institutional clients on a mix of public and private company formation, corporate transactions, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, securitisation, corporate governance and joint ventures. Ahmed has been closely involved in many of Oman’s major infrastructure, privatizations and power and water projects developing a niche expertise in the rapidly evolving regulatory framework. His legal expertise combined with supreme fluency in Arabic and English make Ahmed the go-to lawyer for interpretation of laws and government regulatory and executory requirements for all types of transactions.
Representative transactions include:
- Acting for Sharqiyah Desalination Company SAOC in connection with its initial public offering of shares and listing on the Muscat Securities Market
- Acting for the founders of SMN Power Holding SAOG in its OMR7million IPO including advising on the offer documents, amending the constitutional documents and obtaining clearances from the relevant government authorities.
- Advising the Omani Qatari Telecommunications Company SAOC ("Nawras") and its shareholders in relation to its OMR26million IPO of shares for listing on the Muscat Securities Market.
- Acting for Suez GDF in connection with its public offering of 35% of the issued share capital of Rusail Power Co SAOC and SMN Power Company SAOC.
- Assisting Al Madina Investment, the arrangers on Oman’s first corporate sukuk , to obtain regulatory approval for the OMR50 million ($130million) private placement by Tilal Development to expand retail developments and finance debt repayment;
- Advising the promoters of Al Izz Islamic Bank in the OMR100 million greenfield IPO of Oman’s second Islamic bank, with OMR 40 million being raised from the public;
- Representing Oman’s National Gas Co. SAOG in its maiden cross-border acquisition transaction, involving the purchase of Shell Malaysia’s natural gas distribution business in Malaysia.