Project Finance Practice

The firm is considered a leader in project finance transactions in Syria, with focus on particular market sectors including energy & oil, telecoms, construction, real estate, etc. Our finance practice covers the full range of international and domestic finance activities with particular emphasis on structured products, project finance, syndicated loans, M&As, public-private partnerships among others.

We have represented a number of companies and other financial investors in domestic and international private equity transactions, project finance and loan facility transactions, mergers and acquisitions and other similar transactions. Clients draw up on the Firm’s full range of expertise in this field including, the selection of capital structures and the preparation and negotiation of acquisition documents, agreements among equity participants, debt and equity financing documentation, equity incentive plans and agreements, confidentiality and due diligence. Further, and through its consultancy arm, the Firm provides consulting services in the areas of private sector promotion and financial services development with focus on SME finance and microfinance as well as financial institutional building and financial sector reform to a number of international development agencies.

  • Selected as local counsel for Murabaha Facility Agreement with the largest international Islamic Bank for the financing of an operation in the oil sector.
  • Currently we are advising on Project Finance on behalf of multinational bank that is based in Lebanon for the amount of 200m USD
  • In 2010 we advised on a Bridge Facility Agreement for financing 150m USD for an industrial Project in Syria.
  • Towards end of 2008, we were appointed by multinational bank based in Kuwait for a 250 million USD project finance transaction of a real estate development in Syria.
  • We also acted as the legal advisor for a syndicated loan of 350m USD to finance a turnkey project for a cement factory in Syria in 2008
  • We advised a multi-national Islamic bank on a Murabaha facility agreement for an oil and wells services company in 2007 – 2008.