Samar Jrade
Senior Associate
BIOGRAPHY

Samar Jrade is a Senior Associate at Meysan and a member of the firm’s corporate practice. Samar’s practice focuses on corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, fintech, banking finance and restructuring, and capital markets matters. She has extensive transactional experience and has represented clients on several noteworthy domestic and cross-border high profile transactions. Samar is committed to staying at the forefront of developments in capital markets, allowing her to provide cutting-edge advice in this rapidly evolving field.

Samar’s dedication to excellence and client-centric approach make her an invaluable asset to the Meysan corporate practice.

PRACTICES
  • Corporate
Expertise
  • Banking, Finance and Restructuring
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
EDUCATION
  • Master’s Degree in Criminal Sciences, University Paul Cézanne, Aix-Marseille III, France
  • Bachelor’s Degree in law, Lebanese University (French Section), Lebanon
LANGUAGES
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
EXPERIENCE

Advised major Kuwaiti banks and companies on their rights issue.

Advised major Kuwaiti companies on the issue and marketing of sukuk and convertible bonds.

Advised multiple issuers and arrangers on programmes and standalone issuances of Basel III – Compliant Tier II bonds.

Advised on joint venture, investment and acquisition of mobile telecommunication towers operating companies and infrastructure assets in Chad, Algeria, Pakistan, and Jordan.

Advised an international business company on the acquisition of majority equity stake in the region’s leading Insurtech company delivering innovative digital solutions and operating in the GCC, Levant and Africa regions.

Advised various groups operating in MENA region on the corporate restructuring and its tax implications.

Advised major Lebanese automotive dealer on auto loan and vehicle inventory securitization transactions.

Advised multiple clients on restructuring of debt transactions.

Advised Lebanese and foreign banks and financial institutions on national regulations.

 

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Kuwait June 11, 2024 - Meysan advised Beyout Investment Group Holding (“BIG”), a family business group managing integrated services portfolios, on the successful offering of 90,000,000 ordinary shares, representing 30% of BIG issued share capital and its listing on the Premier Market of the Kuwait Stock Exchange. This landmark transaction… 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...
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