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Al Kamel Law Office

Rasheed Kamel

Rasheed Kamel



  • Banking
  • Capital Markets
  • Commercial Law
  • Corporate and Business

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Rasheed Kamel is fast emerging as one of the leading Corporate M&A and Finance lawyers in Egypt. The IFLR 1000 says “the market has noticed the rise of Rasheed Kamel” and he is described by Chambers Global as” the bright attorney whose projects experience was augmented by a secondment to Slaughter and May to help on the Egyptian LNG project.”

Practice Areas: Corporate Law; Commercial Law; Procedural Law; Banking and Financial Transactions; Project Finance; Securitization; Loan Agreements and Documentation; Mergers and Acquisitions; Derivatives; Telecommunication.

Representative Work includes:
Banking & Finance (including Shipping & Aviation)
- Advised the European Investment Bank ("EIB") in addition to a syndication of international and local banks granting a loan facility to the sponsors of an LNG project in Egypt for the construction of two LNG Trains. Transaction Value: approx US$ 1.8 billion.
- Advised the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the "EBRD") in an US$ 45 million aircraft financing transaction covering complex transactions between entities in the Arab Republic of Egypt, France, the Russian Federation, the Peoples Republic of Chain and the Cayman Islands.
- Advised Morgan Stanley International ("MSIL") on different debt and equity related issues.
Acted as local Counsel for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries on a contract for the construction of a vessel for the Suez Canal Authority.

Corporate M&A (including Privatization)
- Advised the Juhayna Group, one of Egypt’s leading dairy products manufacturers, in the acquisition of one of its competitor’s establishments in Egypt ("Domti").
- Advised Franke Holding AG, a Swiss based international holding company for a number of businesses involved in food production on the Approx. EGP 42 Million acquisition of shares in Nile Metallic Industries Company S.A.E., a listed company.
- Advised EFG-Hermes Private Equity in the acquisition of a controlling interest in a steel factory in Egypt.
- Advised Actis, a private equity investor, on its bid, through a fund managed for part of an 18.7% stake in one of Egypt’s leading private sector banks. The stake was held by the National Bank of Egypt on behalf of the Egyptian government.
- Advised Essar Group, one of the leading Indian Groups, in its bid for the acquisition of the Egyptian government's interest in the Suez Steel Company.
- Advised Citigroup Global Markets Limited, in connection with their appointment as exclusive financial advisor to the Egyptian Ministry of Investment in connection with the privatization of Bank of Alexandria.
- Advised a prospective bidder on its bid for the acquisition of the Egyptian government’s interest in Alexandria Mineral Oil Company (AMOC).

Bar Admissions

2002, Egypt


American University Cairo, Egypt (B.A., Economics, 1997); Cairo University, Faculty of Law, Cairo, Egypt (LL.B., 1999); College of William & Mary, School of Law, VA, USA (LL.M., in the American Legal System, 2001)
Areas of Practice

Banking | Capital Markets | Commercial Law | Corporate and Business | Finance | Mergers & Acquisitions | Project Financing | Securities | Telecommunications

Professional Career

Professional Associations

    Egyptian Bar Association

Professional Activities and Experience

After qualification in 2002 joined Al Kamel and also spent a period seconded to a UK magic circle firm.

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