Ahmed Bekheit

Associate, Cairo

Biography

Overview

Ahmed is an associate based in Cairo. Before joining White & Case, Ahmed worked for a top-tier law firm in Cairo in Corporate and M& A, and Capital Market departments.

Ahmed has a range of experience advising Egyptian and international clients in connection with general corporate matters and transactions including mergers and acquisitions and capital market. He also advises clients on several commercial and regulatory matters.

Bars and Courts
The Egyptian Bar Association
Education
LLB
English Section
Cairo University
Languages
Arabic
English

Experience

Capital Market

  • Representation of Saudi Aramco on its SAR 96.0 billion/USD 25.6 billion IPO - the world's largest IPO to date.
  • Representation of CIRA, the leading private education provider, as issuer in connection with its EGP 1.3 billion IPO of 37% of the share capital on the Egyptian Exchange.
  • Representation of an Egyptian sportswear company on its IPO on the Egyptian Exchange. Transaction value: EGP 745 million. *
  • Advising a Healthcare company on its IPO on the London Stock Exchange. Transaction value: USD 668 million. * 
  • Representation of a cement manufacturing company on its IPO on the Egyptian Exchange. Transaction value: EGP 766 million. *
  • Representation of the largest EGX-listed healthcare company on its mandatory takeover of a majority stake in one of the healthcare providers in Egypt. Transaction value: EGP 648 million.* 
  • Representation of the largest EGX-listed healthcare company on its capital increase via rights issue. Transaction value: EGP 700 million.*  
  • Representation of the leading EGX-listed glass manufacturing company in relation to its corporate restructuring, through a mandatory tender offer exemption.*
  • Representation of a private equity on its mandatory tender offer of a majority stake in an Egyptian food manufacturing company. Transaction value: EGP 1.1 billion. *
  • Representation of the leading EGX-listed pharmaceuticals company in relation to its corporate restructuring, through a mandatory tender offer. *
  • Representation of a private equity on its mandatory tender offer of a majority stake in an Egyptian glass manufacturing company. Transaction value: USD 41.5 million. *

Corporate and M&A

  • Representation of Tokio Marine on its partial divestment from its life insurance subsidiary – Tokio Marine Egypt Family Takaful. 
  • Representation of AfricInvest on its acquisition of a minority stake in the key player in the smart cards and payment solutions market in the Middle East and Africa. 
  • Representation of Hassan Allam Holding on its acquisition of a majority stake in a water treatment company.
  • Representation of B Investments Holding in connection with the acquisition of a majority stake in Gourmet Egypt, a leading grocery stores chain in Egypt. 
  • Representation of the Suez Canal Authority on its joint venture with Dubai Ports and advising it on granting usufruct to the joint venture company.
  • Representation of an Egyptian agricultural company on its acquisition of a majority stake in the largest maize products company in Egypt. Transaction value: EGP 1.4 billion.* 
  • Representation of a private equity on its acquisition of a majority stake in a major manufacturer of plumbing related products in Egypt. Transaction value: EGP 1.5 billion.* 
  • Representation of an EGX-listed company on its acquisition of a majority stake in a leading glass manufacturing company in Egypt. Transaction value: EGP 750 million. * 
  • Representation of a leading Canadian company on its acquisition of a majority stake in the largest Egyptian pharmaceuticals company. Transaction value: EGP 6.5 billion.* 
  • Representation of a private equity on its acquisition of a healthcare provider in Egypt. Transaction value: EGP 650 million.*   
  • Representation of a MENA's leading bank on its acquisition of an Egyptian bank. *      

*Experience gained prior to joining White & Case.