Finance & Projects


Overview

Our Finance & Projects Group’s primary goal is to provide our clients with local legal advice on the banking and finance sector in Egypt as well as on the strengths and weaknesses of local security available to lenders in the Egyptian market.

Headed by Mahmoud Bassiouny – Partner – the Finance & Projects Group maintains close relationships with Egyptian financial institutions which enables them to have first-hand knowledge of what constitutes commercially acceptable solutions for the major institution involved in large-scale deals.

The team currently advises on projects across major industry sectors in Egypt and in the MENA region, including:

  • Energy – oil & gas, power (including renewable), gas pipelines and transmission and distribution assets.
  • Financing – project financing, conventional and Islamic.
  • Property development – commercial, residential, industrial and large scale mixed used developments.
  • Resources – mining and process plant infrastructure.
  • Transport infrastructure – roads, rail, airports and ports.
  • Utilities infrastructure – water, wastewater, sewage, gas, and electricity.

Recent Awards

  • “Matouk Bassiouny ranked as a Top Tier Firm in Banking – IFLR 1000, 2014.
  • “Ranked as a top tier firm in Project Finance” – IFLR 1000, 2014
  • Ranked as “Law Firm of the Year – Egypt in Project Finance” – Acquisition International, 2013
  • Ranked as “Law Firm of the Year – Egypt in Banking & Finance” – Acquisition International, 2013
  • “Ranked as a leading law firm in Oil & Gas (Band 1)” – Legal 500, 2013
  • “Ranked as a top tier firm in Banking” – IFLR 1000, 2013
  • “Ranked as a top tier firm in Project Finance” – IFLR 1000, 2013
  • “Ranked as a leading law firm in Banking & Finance” – Legal 500, 2013, 2012 and 2011
  • “Ranked as a leading law firm in Projects & Infrastructure” – Legal 500, 2013 and 2012
  • “Ranked as a leading law firm in Banking & Finance” – Chambers & Partners, 2013 and 2012
  • “Ranked as a leading law firm in Banking” – IFLR 1000, 2011 and 2012
  • “Ranked as a leading law firm in Project Finance” – IFLR 1000, 2012 and 2011
  • “Ranked as a leading law firm in Oil & Gas” – Legal 500, 2012

Key Contact

Mahmoud BassiounyMahmoud Bassiouny
Partner
Head of Finance & Projects
T + (202) 2796 2042
mahmoud.bassiouny @ matoukbassiouny.com

 

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