Malak I. El Shishiny | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Malak I. El Shishiny
Malak I. El Shishiny

Malak I. El Shishiny

Associate, Cairo

T +20 2 2461 8205

E [email protected]

Overview

Malak El Shishiny is an associate of MHR & Partners, with which White & Case practices in association. She is also a member of our Corporate and M&A group, based in Cairo. Prior to joining White & Case, Ms. El Shishiny was in-house for 6 years with a Multi-national Telecommunications Company, after which she worked for an international law firm in Cairo.

She worked on numerous international transactions, including Mergers and Acquisitions, IPOs and financing.

Bars and Courts

  • The Egyptian Bar Association

Education

  • LLM, The Indiana University, Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indiana University, (Indianapolis)
  • LLB, Faculty of Law, English Section, Cairo University

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

Experience

Advising an Egyptian Leading Manufacturing Group on the restructuring of its group companies and the establishment of a Family Office for the Client's family members.

Advising an Egyptian Real Estate and Hotel Development Company on the potential acquisition of more than 50% of an Egyptian Real Estate and Tourism Development Company.

Advising an Egyptian Subsidiary of an international tour operator on the acquisition of a 3 stars rated hotel located in the Marsa Alam region, through the establishment of a joint venture special purposes vehicle with the sellers.

Advising Movenpick Holding A.G. on their general corporate matters; including the review and negotiation of Management Agreements, management of ongoing relationship with partners and advice on new transactions.

Advising a Private Equity Company on their general corporate matters.

Advised a leading Egyptian Real Estate and Hotel Development Company on the sale of its 20% stake in an Egyptian Real Estate and Tourism Development Company.

Represented Cleopatra Hospital Company S.A.E., an Abraaj Group Company, in the listing of its issued shares on the Egyptian Exchange and the offering of up to 400 Million of its shares through a combined offer through an international private offer and an Egyptian retail offer.*

Represented Kellogg's Company in the acquisition of 85.9% of the listed shares of the Egyptian Food Company- BiscoMisr S.A.E. through a Competitive Mandatory Tender Offer with a total value of more than One Billion Egyptian Pounds and the delisting of the Company from the Egyptian Stock Exchange.*

Represented Creed Healthcare Ltd., an Abraaj Group Company, in (i) the acquisition through a Mandatory Tender Offer of 52.7% of the listed shares of the Cairo Medical Center Company S.A.E. ("CMC") with a total value of more than Two Hundred Million Egyptian Pounds and (ii) the delisting of CMC from the Egyptian Exchange.*

Represented EFG Hermes Promoting and Underwriting and J.P. Morgan, the Underwriters in the Initial Public Offering of EmaarMisr for Development S.A.E. for over Two Billion Egyptian Pounds.*

Advised and represented Ghabbour Auto S.A.E. in its rights issue of up to EGP Nine Hundred and Sixty Million in the form of shares and GDRs.*

Advised and represented the Sixth of October Development and Investment Company S.A.E. ("SODIC") it its rights issue of up to EGP One billion.*

As part of the Legal Department of Global Telecom Holding S.A.E. (previously Orascom Telecom Holding S.A.E.), participated and assisted in several Financing Transactions, including: i) US 2.5 Billion Dollars Financing, ii) Treasury Shares buy-back, iii) Rights Issue of New Shares including GDRs and iv) the sale of several of the group companies.*

*Experience gained in a previous role.