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Kiren Matharu

Senior Associate

Contact
CMS (UAE) LLP
Level 15 Burj Daman
Dubai International Financial Centre
PO Box 506873
Dubai
United Arab Emirates
Languages English

Kiren is an English qualified Senior Associate in our Dubai Corporate team, and she has over nine years’ transactional experience working across both the Middle East and the UK.  Her areas of specialism are high-value M&A, joint ventures and investments, and large-scale corporate reorganisations.  She works for a range of clients, including buyers and sellers, majority and minority investors, and management teams.  As a result, she has a deep understanding of the deal lifecycle from all perspectives.

Kiren has particular expertise advising on real estate, consumer & retail, and technology transactions.

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Relevant experience

  • Aldar Properties, Abu Dhabi’s leading real estate developer, on a range of transactions: 
    • its significant joint venture with Dubai Holding which marks its entry into the Dubai real estate market; 
    • its majority investment into Abu Dhabi Business Hub, a premium retail business park in Abu Dhabi, which marks the launch of Aldar Logistics; and
    • its partnership with Nobu Hospitality to develop the Nobu hotel, restaurant and branded residences in Abu Dhabi.
  • The UAE’s leading manpower supplier on the buyout of its cash solutions partner.
  • One of the most prominent Dubai family holding groups on its investment into a large-scale farming and retail business.
  • A Saudi industrials company on its minority investment into a private equity backed, global chemicals group.
  • A US technology and manufacturing group on the disposal of its UAE subsidiary as part of the wider disposal of its oil & gas business.
  • A leading global bank on its financing of a UK buyer as part of the acquisition of a UAE manufacturing group.
  • A multinational engineering group on the acquisition of various overseas subsidiaries as part of the wider acquisition of a Canadian technology group.
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Education

  • 2013 - LPC+, University of Law, Birmingham.
  • 2012 - LLB, University of Nottingham, Nottingham.
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