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 DP World, the global ports operator, on its US$1.2 billion acquisition of syncreon, a US-based logistics provider.
Representation of Goldman Sachs and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development on their investment in DgPays, a Turkish digital payments business.
Representation of Goldman Sachs on its sale, alongside GRO Capital, of Trackunit, a software-led telematics solutions provider for off-highway vehicles and the construction industry, to Hg, a global software investor.
Representation of Mubadala, the Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund, on its acquisition, alongside Kohlberg & Company, of a majority stake in PCI Pharma Services, a global pharmaceutical supply chain business, from Partners Group and Frazier Healthcare Partners.
Representation of Mubadala, the Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund, on a co-investment in the acquisition of a stake in a US investment management firm.
Representation of a sovereign wealth fund on the rescue financing of a retail business.
Representation of Alpha Bank, the Greek systemic bank, on the sale of Cepal Holdings, its loan servicing subsidiary, to Davidson Kempner, in Europe's second-largest bank balance sheet re-calibration exercise.
Representation of Mumzworld, the Middle East’s largest online children’s retailer, on its sale of the business to Tamer Group.
Representation of Alameda Healthcare Group on its sale to Cleopatra Hospital Group, Egypt's largest private hospital operator, in exchange for convertible loan notes issued to Alameda's controlling shareholder.
Representation of Accelero Capital, an investment and management group with a particular focus on technology, digital media and telecommunications, on the sale of SUPERNAP Italia, a data centre developer, to IPI Partners, a private equity firm that invests in data centres and other technology and connectivity-related real assets.
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., an Uber group company.*
Representation of AECOM on a proposed joint venture.*
Representation of Stolt-Nielsen on the sale of two international businesses.*
* Prior to joining White & Case.