Amira Shaker focuses her practice on advising individual clients and family offices on corporate transactional and advisory matters. Amira advises on complex investment structuring and private wealth management as well as advising on the acquisition of high-value assets and financial instruments for these clients and family offices.
Amira has over a decade’s experience in advising on cross-border, multi-jurisdictional acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures and funding arrangements in member states of the Arabian Gulf Cooperation Council and the wider Middle East North Africa region. Amira is particularly interested in Women in Business and advises a number of prominent female investors and high-net worth individuals on their investments worldwide.
Advised a number of Gulf Ruling Family members on a number of acquisitions and real property investments in the UAE and abroad as well as structuring management of their respective diverse and large investment portfolios
Advised ACWA Holdings on USD120 million disposal of 50% of its Saudi piping and coating divisions. This complex transaction included a subsequent joint venture with Welspun (a USD3 billion group listed on BSE and NSE). ACWA is the largest private provider of water in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia*
Advised SCA (a company listed on the Swedish stock exchange and one of the world’s largest manufacturers/suppliers of branded personal care products and consumer goods) on its joint venture with Nuqul Group, based in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The deal involved simultaneous acquisition of branded businesses in Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, with due diligence on operations in 16 jurisdictions*
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