Hugh Brünjes

Associate, Abu Dhabi



Hugh is an Associate in our Corporate M&A and Private Equity Practice in Abu Dhabi. He has experience advising international and local private equity, financial institutions and corporations on a variety of transactions.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Legal Practice Course
BPP Law School
Graduate Diploma in Law
BPP Law School
King's College


Representative experience includes:

Representation of Goldman Sachs Asset Management Division on its acquisition of a controlling stake in leading European specialty pharmaceuticals company Norgine BV.

Representation of TruKKer, a Dubai-headquartered digital freight network, on its Series B equity and debt funding round, and on its US$100m Series C funding round.

Representation of Yellow Door Energy Limited (YDE), a Dubai-based sustainable energy partner for businesses, on the sale of a majority stake to private equity firm Actis.

Representation of the Saudi Agricultural and Livestock Investment Company (SALIC) , a subsidiary of PIF, on its acquisition of a 35% stake in Olam Agri Holdings Pte Ltd for US$1.4bn.

Representation of Abu Dhabi Catalyst Partners on its participation in the Series B Funding round for Securrency, Inc.

Representation of Portman Global Partners Limited on its establishment of a joint venture with Abu Dhabi Catalyst Partners.

Representation of PayTabs Holding Company LLC, Dubai Branch on a proposed restructuring model.

Representation of Agthia, a listed UAE food and beverage group, in connection with several acquisitions of food and beverage businesses in Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

Representation of multinational technology company in an ongoing advisory capacity, assisting with consumer rights, data protection and competition policies and compliance.