Finance & Debt

Finance & Debt

We have an experienced and market recognized finance team with in-depth knowledge of local Saudi laws, regulatory requirements and local and international market practice.

We provide clients in the Kingdom (including conventional and Islamic commercial banks, development finance institutions, corporates, investment funds and sovereigns) with advice on a range of conventional and Islamic financing issues relating to the structuring, development, documentation and negotiation of a variety of finance transactions.

Our finance lawyers in the Kingdom are experienced in, and work fluidly across, all aspects of financings. We regularly advise on:

  • Real estate development finance
  • Corporate syndications
  • Leveraged and acquisition finance
  • Structured finance
  • Project finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Trade and commodity finance
  • Sovereign and financial institution borrowings
  • Defaults and restructurings

On the Islamic finance front, our specialists have extensive experience in structuring, documenting and negotiating complex transactions and developing innovative Sharia-compliant techniques, including in relation to Murabaha, Ijara, Wakala, Istisna, Salam, Mudaraba, Musharaka and other structures including Sukuk issues.

Our Islamic finance capabilities span banking, capital markets, project finance, asset finance, restructuring and investment funds. We have advised on many of the “firsts” in Islamic finance.