Banking & Finance

Banking & Finance

Banking & Finance is one of the primary practice areas at Al Alawi & Co. Our Banking and Finance Practice Group has very broad experience structuring and negotiating complex financing deals and cross-border transactions. We are on the panel of many international and local banks, and also represent borrowers including listed companies, large government-linked conglomerates and private high net-worth individuals. 

Clients are looking for better ways to navigate the uncertain and rapidly-evolving regulatory environment.  By combining the regulatory expertise of our multidisciplinary Banking and Finance team and world class transaction banking knowledge, our experts produce seamless innovative solutions to borrowers and issuers involved in sophisticated transactions, insurance companies, private equity funds, hedge funds, investment firms and other financial institutions.

Our team is well-versed in the full spectrum of local and cross-border banking and finance transactions, acting for major international and domestic entities, inclusive of acquisition finance, corporate finance, re-financing, debt restructuring, project finance, corporate debt issuances and other financing arrangements. We have extensive experience in structuring, documenting, executing and advising both financiers and borrowers/issuers - adopting a pragmatic, efficient and commercially focused approach in assisting parties reach to agreements and close transactions in a timely manner. Members of our team act for some of the largest multinational clients in landmark multi-jurisdictional transactions.  Our highly experienced team brings unique synergies to advising and representing client interests in virtually all regulatory matters relating to capital markets, financial regulation, compliance, enforcement and general banking.

At Al Alawi & Co we provide advice in relation to the full spectrum of financial products including syndicated lending, leveraged and acquisition finance, asset finance, derivative products, project finance, financial regulatory, insolvency & restructuring and structured finance. We also advise borrowers from the public and private sector, and many financial services providers and other organizations that have direct and indirect interests in lending arrangements. These organizations include asset managers, developmental finance institutions, and private equity funds, insurance underwriters, rating agencies, security trusts and guarantors.