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26/09/2022
CMS bol­sters its UAE Fin­an­cial Ser­vices of­fer­ing with Leg­al Dir­ect­or ap­point­ment
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS is strength­en­ing its fin­an­cial ser­vices of­fer­ing in the UAE with the ap­point­ment of Gab­ri­ella Savas­t­ano as Leg­al Dir­ect­or in its Dubai of­fice. A seni­or law­yer with over nine...
23/05/2022
CMS ad­vises on launch of Al­dar Lo­gist­ics
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has ad­vised Al­dar In­vest­ment, the in­vest­ment busi­ness of Al­dar Prop­er­ties PJSC, on its ac­quis­i­tion of a 70% equity in­terest in Abu Dh­abi Busi­ness Hub, val­ued at more than AED...
08/02/2022
CMS ad­vises AD­IB on Shari­ah com­pli­ant fin­an­cing for Sains­bury’s ac­quis­i­tion
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has ad­vised Abu Dh­abi Is­lam­ic Bank (AD­IB), a lead­ing Shari­ah com­pli­ant fin­an­cial in­sti­tu­tion, in provid­ing struc­tured Is­lam­ic fin­an­cing of £20m to Ur­bi­um Cap­it­al Part­ners (UCP)...
14/09/2021
CMS ex­pands Middle East trans­ac­tions prac­tice with 4-strong team hire
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS is pleased to an­nounce the ap­point­ment of a part­ner, two seni­or as­so­ci­ates and a seni­or paralegal to the firm’s trans­ac­tions team in Dubai. Cor­por­ate M&A spe­cial­ist Pat­rik...
27/05/2021
CMS ad­vises Mamo on $8 mil­lion pre-Series A fund­ing
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has ad­vised United Ar­ab Emir­ates-based fintech Mamo on its $8 mil­lion pre-Series A fund­ing round led by Glob­al Ven­ture and in­clud­ing 4DX Ven­tures, AlRa­jhi Part­ners, Olive Tree...
03/03/2021
CMS strengthens TMT team in Dubai with two ex­per­i­enced hires
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS is pleased to an­nounce the ap­point­ment of Ben Gib­son as a Leg­al Dir­ect­or in the Tech­no­logy, Me­dia and Tele­com­mu­nic­a­tions (TMT) team, based in the firm’s Dubai of­fice. A com­mer­cial...
11/02/2021
CMS wins award for stc pay’s stake sale to West­ern Uni­on
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS is pleased to an­nounce that it has been awar­ded IFN Deal of the Year 2020 in the M&A, Equity and IPO cat­egory.The award was in re­cog­ni­tion of the firm’s role ad­vising Saudi...
10/02/2021
MENA na­tions most keen to in­vest in so­cial, di­git­al in­fra­struc­ture and...
Pan­dem­ic viewed as cata­lyst to re­newed em­phas­is on Health Silk Road­So­cial in­fra­struc­ture, lo­gist­ics1, as well as smart city pro­jects are the top three most cited sec­tors where busi­nesses in the Middle...
21/01/2021
CMS ad­vises Al­dar Prop­er­ties on sale of Abu Dh­abi Golf Com­plex
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has ad­vised Al­dar Prop­er­ties PJSC on the sale of The West­in Abu Dh­abi Golf Re­sort and Spa, in­clud­ing the West­in Hotel and the Abu Dh­abi Golf Club, to a private in­vestor for...
08/09/2020
CMS ex­pands in the UAE
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS is pleased to an­nounce the open­ing of an of­fice in Abu Dh­abi and the ex­ten­sion of its Dubai of­fice lease in Burj Da­m­an Tower, DI­FC, through to Novem­ber 2027. Ex­pand­ing the...
16/03/2020
CMS ad­vises ekar on its $17.5 mil­lion Series B fund­ing
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has suc­cess­fully ad­vised ekar, the Dubai-based pay-per-minute car rent­al star­tup, on its $17.5 mil­lion Series B fund­ing which will see the busi­ness ex­pand in­ter­na­tion­ally for...
24/01/2020
Penelope Warne se­cures second term as The Seni­or Part­ner
Glob­al law firm CMS is pleased to an­nounce the re-elec­tion of Penelope Warne as The Seni­or Part­ner of CMS UK LLP, fol­low­ing a vote by the firm’s part­ner­ship. This will be Penelope’s second term, ef­fect­ive...