Matouk Bassiouny, alongside Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, advised Danone, a world leader in the food industry, on the 100% share acquisition of Halayeb Company for Dairy Products.
Matouk Bassiouny’s role included performing a comprehensive legal due diligence, advising on and assisting in the negotiation of the purchase agreement and the complimentary transaction documents. The team also advised on the restructuring of transaction.
Omar Bassiouny commented: “We were delighted to have advised Danone on this transaction which consolidates our positioning as a market leader insofar M&A transactions are concerned in Egypt.”
Matouk Bassiouny team was led by Omar S. Bassiouny, Executive Partner and Head of Corporate/M&A and included Dr. Ahmed Abdel Gawad, Counsel, and a team of 4 Associates. The closing of this transaction highlights Matouk Bassiouny’s leading position as the leading Corporate and M&A law firm in Egypt.