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Ibrahim ElGengehy
Senior Associate

Ibrahim joined Adsero - Ragy Soliman & Partners in 2020. He has more than 8 years of experience in the fields of general commercial, M&As and capital markets with top tier law firms in Egypt and Libya.

Prior to joining Adsero, Ibrahim worked at Dentons Libya for two years where he handled complex M&A and asset transactions in oil and gas industry including representation of (i) POGC Libya B.V. in the sale of its assets in Libya; (ii) Mubadala Petroleum in a minority stake  acquisition in International Oil  Company; and (iii) Dubai Aerospace Enterprise in drafting and negotiating the financing and leasing documents of two Airbus A321 aircrafts with Libyan Wings,a registered Libyan airline provider, and advising and guiding on local procedural registration and compliance requirements as mandated by the competent local authorities.

Then, Ibrahim worked at top tier law firms in Egypt where he focused on mergers and acquisitions and capital markets practices. Ibrahim has represented a number of private equities in high profile transactions; including, Helios Investment Partners, the Egyptian-American Enterprise Fund (EAEF), Swicorp, NBK Capital Partners and Cedarbridge Capital Partners. Also, he advised CI Capital on its initial public offering (IPO) on the Egyptian Exchange, in addition to representing Amazon in the acquisition of Souq. He also handled day-to-day corporate, capital markets, commercial and regulatory advisory work for several multinationals including, inter alia, Energizer, Huhtamäki Oyj, Nexans, Aujan Group and Ecophos.

Lately Ibrahim has represented a number of private equities in high profile transactions; including, Chimera Capital, Sisban, Ezdehar and Ekuity Holding. Also, he advised Cairo 3A on the delisting of the National Co. for Mazie Products from the Egyptian Exchange and he advised a number of leading investment managers on establishment of investment funds besides representing Rasmala Holding on their exit from Egypt and sale of their asset management arm in Egypt to Azimut Group.

Ibrahim has a wide experience in the drafting and reviewing all types of commercial agreements, providing legal advice on transactional & non-transactional corporate and regulatory matters, advising on restructuring plans and strategies for local and multinational companies, executing M&A transactions  including conducting legal due diligence, conducting legal research, drafting and reviewing transaction documentation.

 

Ibrahim is also member at the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) and the African Studies Center at Leiden University. Further, Ibrahim is a contributor of the Doing Business unit at the World Bank Group that issue a yearly publication on doing business in countries across the globe and has publications at Chambers Global Practice Guides and Lexis Nexis.

▪ “Egypt: Corporate M&A 2019 Guide” published by Chambers and Partners  (https://practiceguides.chambers.com/practice-guides/corporate-ma-2019/egypt)

▪ “Middle East Legal Insight: Egyptian Consumer Protection” published by Lexis Middle East  Law(https://www.lexismiddleeast.com/lnsearch?query=Egypt%20Law%20No.%20181%2F 2018&topics[]=0&ln_jurisdiction[]=0)

▪ “Doing Business 2018: Reforming to Create Jobs”, 15th Edition, International Finance  Corporation- World Bank Group. 

▪ “Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunities for All”, 14th Edition, International Finance  Corporation- World Bank Group. 

▪ “Doing Business 2016: Measuring Regulatory Quality and Efficiency”, 13th Edition,  International Finance Corporation- World Bank Group. 

▪ Doing Business 2014: Understanding Regulations for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises”,  11th Edition, International Finance Corporation- World Bank Group. 

▪ “Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency”, 12th Edition, International Finance  Corporation- World Bank Group.

2020 - MBA, Eslsca Business School Paris.

2011 - LLB, English Department,  Cairo University