Hassan Elsayed
Senior Associate
BIOGRAPHY

Hassan Elsayed is a Senior Associate at Meysan and a member of the fi­­rm’s corporate practice.

Hassan’s practice focuses on corporate and commercial law. He is specialized in M&A transactions as well as capital markets matters. He has represented clients on several noteworthy domestic and cross-border high profile transactions. His expertise spans a wide range of capital markets instruments, including equity and debt offerings, regulatory compliance, and securities law. Hassan in-depth knowledge allows him to provide tailored solutions that meet the unique needs of his clients, ensuring compliance with local regulations and international best practices.

PRACTICES
  • Corporate Capital Markets
Expertise
  • M&A
EDUCATION
  • Bachelor’s Degree in law, Cairo University, Egypt
LANGUAGES
  • Arabic (fluent)
  • English (fluent)
EXPERIENCE

Represented Commercial International Bank (Egypt) S.A.E in acquiring Citi’s Egyptian consumer business.

Represented European Bank for Reconstitution and Development (EBRD), CDC Group and Development Partners International (DPI), a UK-based private equity firm in connection with the acquisition of approximately 100% of the share capital of Adwia Company S.A.E one of the leading pharmaceuticals manufactures in Egypt.

Represented Development Partners International (DPI) in the acquisition of a minority stake in Mashroey and Tasaheel, the leading companies in consumer finance and microfinance, respectively, in Egypt.

Advised on the acquisition of a majority stake in the leading manufacturer of water supply and drainage pipes solutions in Egypt.

Advised on the acquisition of a minority stake in B.TECH, the largest retailer for home appliances and consumer electronics in Egypt.

Represented Pfizer in connection with the spin-off its generic pharmaceuticals business (Upjohn) and combining the same with Mylan N.V to form Viatris Inc.

Represented Cargill in connection with the 50:50 joint venture with Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) in the National Vegetable Oils Company operating the largest soy crush plant in Egypt with daily crush capacity of 6,000 tones.

Represented Mansour Automotive Group in connection with the joint venture with Scope Investment LLC in MANSCO Automotive S.A.E the exclusive agent of Peugeot in Egypt.

Represented the selling shareholders in connection with the divestment of a majority stake in the share capital of EIMC United Pharmaceuticals S.A.E, one of the leading pharmaceuticals manufactures in Egypt to the UK-based Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC.

Represented the selling shareholders in connection with the divestment of a majority stake in the share capital of Medco Plast Co., the leading plastic manufacturer in Egypt to Indorama Ventures PLC, one of the leading producers in the intermediate petrochemicals industry and a global manufacturer of wool yarns in Thailand.

Represented Arabian Food Industries Company (Domty), as well as EFG-Hermes, as Joint Global Coordinator, along with Baker & Mckenzie in connection with the IPO of Domty.

Represented Bertelsmann, the international media, services, and education company with the 50:50 joint venture with Morocco’s Saham Group combining their worldwide Customer Relationship Management (CRM) in 25 jurisdictions in respect of the Egyptian aspects of such Joint venture.

Represented Commercial Bank of Dubai in connection with the divestment of Spinneys Egypt, one of the leading supermarket retailers in Egypt.

Meysan takes part as an issuance advisor in Kuwait’s first ever issuance of preferred shares
Meysan takes part as an issuance advisor...
May 20, 2024

Meysan is delighted to announce its role as issuer counsel to Action Energy Company (AEC) in Kuwait’s groundbreaking issuance of convertible preferred stocks. The deal represents the first-ever issuance of preferred stocks in Kuwait, thereby posing a few challenges related to the untested legal framework of preferred stock and ambiguity… Read more

Meysan advises Universe Group United Holding Company KSCC on the divestiture of its majority share in Universe Education Company KSCC.
Meysan advises Universe Group United Hol...
February 1, 2024

Meysan is delighted to announce its role as the sole legal advisor to Universe Group United Holding Company KSCC in the pivotal divestiture of its majority share in Universe Education Company KSCC. Universe Education Company KSCC is the prestigious owner and operator of Dasman Bilingual School, a leading educational institution in… Read more