Zulficar & Partners advised Cleopatra Hospital Company S.A.E

Zulficar & Partners advised Cleopatra Hospital Company S.A.E

September 2016

Zulficar & Partners has advised Cleopatra Hospital Company S.A.E (the “Company”) a subsidiary of the Abraaj Group, in the Initial Public Offering (“IPO”) of 25% of its issued share capital on the Egyptian Exchange. The Company is the largest private hospital group in Egypt both by number of hospital beds and by operational hospitals.

The Company offered 34 million shares in a private placement to international institutional investors (six times oversubscribed) and 6 million shares to Egyptian retail investors (28 times oversubscribed). The transaction value is approximately EGP 400 million.

This transaction represents the first IPO of Egyptian hospitals since the delisting of Cairo Medical Company which took place in the month of November 2014, and is now a subsidiary of Cleopatra Hospital Company. Commencement of trading on the Egyptian Stock Exchange began on June 2nd, 2016. Currently, the Company is the only group of healthcare providers listed and traded in Egypt.

Zulficar & Partners team was lead by Dr. Ingy Badawy and Anwar Zeidan, Founding Partners and Heads of M&A and Capital Markets Groups respectively.

Practice Areas: CAPITAL MARKETS, M & A
Clients: Abraaj Capital

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