Fraser is an associate in our Corporate M&A practice. He advises on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, restructurings and private equity transactions in the Middle East, Africa and Asia across a broad range of industry sectors.
Fraser has been based in Dubai since 2017, prior to which he was a private equity and M&A associate at another global law firm in London. He spent a year on secondment as acting Senior Legal Counsel in DP World's Head Office legal team. Fraser's recent practice has focused on private M&A, with particular experience in infrastructure and projects.
Representation of a sovereign wealth fund on the rescue financing of a retail business.
Representation of DP World on its acquisition of a 60 per cent shareholding in UNICO Logistics Co. Ltd, an international multimodal transport specialist headquartered in South Korea.
Representation of DP World on a joint venture with Emaar for the US$6.8 billion development of Port Rashid, Dubai.*
Representation of DP World on a proposed US$1.2 billion greenfield project with Maspion Group to develop a container terminal and 360 hectare industrial and logistics park in Indonesia.*
Representation of DP World on its acquisition of a majority stake in Kribhco Infrastructure Limited, an Indian logistics company.*
Representation of DP World on its joint venture with the Suez Canal Economic Zone Authority for the development of Sokhna Economic Zone, Egypt.*
Representation of Thomson Reuters on the Middle East jurisdictions of Blackstone Group’s US$20 billion acquisition of a majority stake in its Financial and Risk business (now Refinitiv), and other matters.*
Representation of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries on its global joint venture in metals machinery with Siemens, Primetals Technologies.*
Representation of N M Rothschild & Sons on its £117 million sale of Five Arrows Leasing Group Limited to Paragon Bank.*
Representation of an investor in a joint venture with Careem Inc.*
Representation of AECOM on a proposed joint venture.*
Representation of Stolt-Nielsen on the sale of two international businesses.*