17 September 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills Commits to Reducing Environmental Impact of Disputes by Signing Transformative Arbitration and Litigation Pledges
Herbert Smith Freehills has committed to reducing the environmental impact of disputes by signing two important industry pledges: the Green Pledge of the Campaign for Greener Arbitrations (the CGA) and the Greener Litigation Pledge .
01 September 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills joins forces with world's leading companies and brands to support The Earthshot Prize
Leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has joined 13 other influential global companies and brands to form a Global Alliance, which supports and scales the innovative and ground-breaking solutions developed by the soon-to-be-announced fifteen Earthshot Prize Finalists.
22 March 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills advises lenders to the Yanbu 4 IWP, Saudi Arabia
Herbert Smith Freehills' projects team has successfully advised the lenders in relation to the multi-sourced project financing for the Yanbu 4 reverse osmosis seawater desalination project in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The deal reached financial close on 19 March 2021.
17 August 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Chimera Capital on the launch of the first listed exchange-traded fund in the UAE
Herbert Smith Freehills' has successfully advised Chimera Capital LLC, an Abu Dhabi asset manager, on the establishment of the Chimera Umbrella Fund, an on-shore public fund pursuing a novel ‘market-first’ exchange-traded fund (“ETF”) structure in the UAE, listed on both the Abu Dhabi and Dubai...
07 July 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Marubeni on project financing of Fujairah F3 IPP – the largest independent thermal power plant in the UAE
Herbert Smith Freehills' Dubai projects team has successfully advised Marubeni Corporation in relation to the multi-sourced project financing for the 2.4GW Fujairah 3 combined cycle gas turbine independent power project in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates. The deal reached financial close on 16 June...
18 May 2020
Dubai team advises on novel Sukuk Al Murabaha / Al Musawamah and Mudaraba issuance arranged by Shuaa Capital psc
The Dubai team has advised Shuaa Capital psc as placing agent in documenting the issuance of a novel shariah compliant Sukuk Al Murabaha / Al Musawamah and Mudaraba by Gulf Navigation PJSC ( GNH ).
22 August 2019
Dubai and London teams combine for London listed Sukuk issuance arranged by Shuaa Capital psc
The Dubai and London Debt Capital Markets team have recently advised Shuaa Capital as placing agent in documenting an issue of Sukuk (Shari'ah compliant "bonds") secured principally over a portfolio of properties in the UAE. The Sukuk or trust certificates were issued by a Cayman issuer, supported...
21 August 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills advise Abu Dhabi Financial Group LLC on its successful reverse listing/merger with SHUAA Capital PJSC
Herbert Smith Freehills advised Abu Dhabi Financial Group LLC (ADFG) on its successful reverse listing/merger with SHUAA Capital PJSC (SHUAA), creating one of the largest financial services providers in the Middle East. The transaction was completed in August 2019.