Muhannad R. AlNajjab

  • Dubai International Financial Centre
  • ICD Brookfield Place, Level 16
  • P.O. Box 506698
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Profile Experience

Muhannad R. AlNajjab advises government agencies on complex project development, privatization, regulatory development and drafting, and policy-making. Mr. AlNajjab also advises issuers and underwriters in both public and private capital markets transactions in debt and equity securities, and advises clients in connection with private equity mergers and acquisitions and on general corporate matters.

His practice focuses on:

  • Project development
  • Privatization
  • Regulatory
  • Capital markets
  • Mergers and acquisitions

Mr. AlNajjab’s experience includes advising:

  • On multiple special economic zone end megaproject developments in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, including:
    • NEOM
    • Red Sea
    • King Salman Park
    • Sports Boulevard
    • AMAALA
  • Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani) on the privatization of the Saudi Seaport system
  • Air Products on the proposed acquisition by a consortium comprising Air Products, ACWA Power, and Saudi Aramco of US$12 billion in gasification assets located in Jazan Economic City, Saudi Arabia
  • The Royal Commission for Al-Ula on its establishment as a royal commission responsible for the development of the Al-Ula Province
  • The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in connection with its US$17.5 billion debut 144A sovereign bond issuance and subsequent US$9 billion debut sovereign Sukuk
  • The National Commercial Bank on its US$6 billion initial public offering
  • The Joint Lead Managers and Sukukholders’ Agent in connection with the SAR 2 billion Tier II sukuk issuance by Bank Aljazira
  • The Joint Lead Managers and the Sukukholders' Agent in connection with the SAR 1 billion sukuk issuance by Rawabi Vallianz Offshore Company
  • Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank in its 2015 rights issue, which was the first tradable rights issue by a banking institution in the United Arab Emirates
  • The Pakistani Privatisation Committee in the sale of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan's stake in Habib Bank Limited
  • EFG-Hermes, HSBC, Barclays, and BAML in connection with the dual listing of Orascom Construction Limited on Nasdaq Dubai and the Cairo Stock Exchange
  • Lead Managers to Saudi Electricity Global Sukuk Company on its sukuk issuance of US$1.5 billion 4.00% Certificates due 2024 and US$1 billion 5.50% Certificates due 2044
  • Issuers, underwriters, and agents in connection with the establishment and maintenance of medium-term notes programs for both US and foreign financial institutions, and coordinating any related SEC filings
  • Issuers, placement agents, and initial purchasers in connection with securities offerings that are exempt from SEC registration, including Section 4(a)(2) private placements, Regulation D/Rule 144A offerings, and Section 3(a)(2) bank note programs
  • Clients on drafting various offering documents including prospectus supplements, pricing supplements, free writing prospectuses, and offering/private placement memoranda
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