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Eugenia Greco is an associate in the Corporate and M&A Group in the Firm's Doha office.
Eugenia has a wide range of transactional and advisory experience on cross-border mergers, acquisitions and disposals of companies and businesses, joint ventures, and private equity projects in various industries including hospitality, oil and gas, banking, healthcare and retail. Eugenia's experience also includes advising clients on bank financings, corporate reorganisations, restructurings, capital market transactions, drafting of commercial contracts and assistance on general corporate matters.
Representation of a major GCC-based financial institution in a private equity investment in Xiaoju Kuaizhi Inc. (Didi Chuxing), the largest on-demand taxi app service in China.
Representation of a leading institutional investor in a private equity investment in Uber Technologies, Inc.
Representation of Katara Hospitality in a group restructuring involving share contributions to, and a share increase in, a QFC subsidiary.
Representation of Barwa Real Estate Company Q.S.C., a Qatari publicly listed company and one of the largest real estate companies in the Middle East, in its US$175.8 million acquisition of 2,217,000 square metres of land in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from two high net-worth individuals. The land will be used for a significant mixed-use retail/residential project. This transaction constitutes one of the most significant Qatari investments in Saudi Arabia in recent years.
Representation of Qatar Investment Authority and Kingdom Holding Company of Saudi Arabia on the US$2.9 billion stock-and-cash sale of FRHI Holdings Ltd., the parent company of luxury hotel brands Fairmont, Raffles and Swissôtel, to AccorHotels.
Representation of HHR Euro Coöperatief U.A. (a subsidiary of Host Hotels) on its sale of a hotel portfolio including the Westin Europa & Regina in Venice.
Representation of Danaher Corporation on the acquisition of the immunohistochemistry businesses of Menarini Diagnostics S.r.l.
Representation of HealthCity (a Belgian company owner of one of the largest fitness centre chains in Europe) on the acquisition of majority stakes in the share capital of the Italian, French and Spanish subsidiaries of Fitness First.
Representation of Ontex NV (a leading global producer of healthcare and disposable personal hygiene products) on the acquisition of the entire share capital of Artsana Sud S.p.A.
Representation of Bank of Scotland on the debt restructuring and recapitalisation of Italian luxury motor-yachts group Ferretti.
Representation of Samsonite on an asset acquisition of two lines of business in the leather bags, luggage and accessories industry.
This includes experience gained prior to joining White & Case.
The Mergers & Acquisitions Review, 11th edition, Law Business Research, October 2017, co-authored the chapter "Qatar"
The Mergers & Acquisitions Review, 10th edition, Law Business Research, November 2016, co-authored the chapter "Qatar"
Corporate Acquisitions and Mergers, Kluwer Law International, Supplement 5 of 2016, co-authored the chapter on Qatar