Founding Partner & Head of Capital Markets Group
Mr. Anwar Zeidan is a founding partner and head of the Firm’s Capital Market Department. He specializes in several legal areas, which mainly include capital market transactions, M&A, investment banking, taxes and employment.
Mr. Zeidan has participated in a number of major transactions and complicated legal issues with a significant number of clients in Egypt and abroad. He has extensive experience in conducting due diligence proceedings and legal audits involving public and private Egyptian companies and banks.
Mr. Zeidan is a leading expert in matters related to the Capital Market and advises clients on tender offer, rights issue, swaps and IPOs, stock exchange rules and disclosure requirements. Mr. Zeidan successfully closed the first mixed tender offer by Ahli United Bank Bahrain (in consideration of either cash or a combination of shares and global Euro notes) in late 2009. He also handled the first series of Employees Stock Option Plans in Egypt (ESOP) and is recognized as the leading Egyptian expert in this field setting the models for the market.
Mr. Zeidan has obtained his law degree from Alexandria University, and is a practicing lawyer since 1997.
Working languages: Arabic and English.