Talal Bijjani

Experience

Talal Bijjani
  • Was part of the legal team that the consortium comprised of WTE Wassertechnik GmbHand International Financial Advisors Holding KSCP on Umm Al Hayman Wastewater Treatment Plant PPP Project which recently won the IJGlobal 2020 MENA Award for the best sewage water treatment deal in the MENA region.

  • Advised Boursa Kuwaiti on its privatization (the first privatization project in Kuwait)

  • Assisted JTC in listing its shares on Boursa Kuwait.

  • Assisting and supporting foreign counsel to a diversified industrial company in respect to the purchase of a medical devices division of a competitor.

  • Advised in the acquisition of a construction company.

  • Advising a foreign pharmaceutical manufacturer on the termination of its relationship with the distributor of its products, and incorporating a Kuwaiti subsidiary to do business in Kuwait.

  • Assisted in the acquisition of a retail business by a foreign entity.

  • A major Lebanese bank on the cross-border $90 Million acquisition of the eleventh largest bank in Cyprus and one of the four banks listed on the Cyprus Stock Exchange.

  • A high net worth investor on the buyout of a company that owns and operates a hotel in Jordan. The transaction was an equity purchase involving banking facilities and security arrangements.

  • A $300 Million partial sale of assets, group tax restructuring and consolidation of a group of companies operating in the wig industry maintaining a strong presence throughout Africa.

  • Acts as lead counsel on a $200 Million Joint Venture Public-Private Partnership for the refurbishment and development of a crude oil refinery project in Sierra Leone, West Africa.

  • Represents the owner and developer of a multimillion first-of-its-kind wellness resort in the Middle East, and advises on the legal and tax structure of the project, including the consolidation of the companies owning the plots and the financing of said plots’ purchase through a capital increase and the issuance of convertible bonds.

  • Advised a commercial bank acting as lender on the $70Million long term credit facility granted to a major diversified investment group for the acquisition of a plot on which the group’s new headquarters will be built. 

  • BLC Bank Sal, acting as a joint arranger and lead manager, on the $200 Million securitization of the real estate receivables of Solidere, the biggest listed Lebanese joint-stock company, in a transaction dubbed as the “largest ever asset backed issuance in the Lebanese capital market”.