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Omar is an associate in the Firm’s London Corporate M&A practice. He has advised on a broad range of public and private corporate transactions, including domestic and cross border mergers and acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, equity capital markets and general corporate advisory.
He has advised clients in a range of industry sectors, including industrial manufacturers, financial institutions and technology companies.
Representation of UBS as financial advisor to Ion Investment Group on its £1.5 billion takeover of Fidessa Group plc.
Representation of Zynga Inc., the listed US-based online gaming company, on its US$250 million acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Gram Games Teknoloji, the Turkey-based mobile game developer.
Representation of Rentokil Initial plc on its multi-million pound cross border acquisition of the Cannon Hygiene business from the OCS Group.*
Representation of AstraZeneca plc on the sale of its small molecule antibiotics business to Pfizer for US$1.2 billion.*
Representation of Smiths Group plc on the divestment of its Wallace product line to CooperSurgical, Inc. for £140 million.*
Representation of Smiths Group plc on the sale of Smiths Interconnect Microwave Telecoms business to Infinite Electronics Inc. for US$112.5m.*
Representation of Aura Energy Limited, an Australian uranium company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, on its dual listing to the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange.*
Representation of Kore Potash plc on its re-domicile to the United Kingdom (by way of a scheme of arrangement) and subsequent listing on the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange.*
*Matters worked on prior to joining White & Case.