Ola is an associate in the Firm's Capital Markets practice in Dubai.
His experience includes advising sovereign, quasi-sovereign and corporate issuers, as well as banks on a variety of cross-border capital markets transactions, including debt capital markets, structured debt, Islamic finance sukuk transactions and corporate trustee representation. Ola's transaction experience covers various jurisdictions, including the GCC, Africa, Europe and Asia.
Ola trained at the White & Case London office. He has also spent time on secondment in the Firm's Frankfurt and Abu Dhabi offices.
Representative transactions include advising:
The State of Qatar on its US$12 billion Rule 144A/Reg S bond issuance on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) on listing its US$12 billion GMTN Programme on the London Stock Exchange.
JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley as bookrunners on the US$330 million issuance of bonds on the International Stock Exchange.
The Federal Republic of Nigeria on listing its US$2.8 billion GMTN Programme on the London Stock Exchange.
Svenska Handelsbanken AB on its issuance of US$500 million AT1 Contingent Convertible Notes under its US$ 50billion EMTN Programme.
The Republic of Uzbekistan on listing its inaugural US$1 billion Eurobond on the London Stock Exchange.
Jefferies Bank on its US$2 billion EMTN Programme on the Irish Stock Exchange.
The International Finance Corporation on its US$150 million subscription to the Atlantic Business International social bond.
Kazagro National Management Holding on its tender offer and consent solicitation in respect of the US$1 billion notes issued under its GMTN programme.