Reem Gasir

Associate, Dubai

Biography

Overview

Reem is an associate in our Global M&A and Corporate practice based in Dubai. Before joining White & Case, Reem worked at a leading international law firm in Abu Dhabi.

Reem has worked on a range of domestic and cross-border M&A, capital markets and funds matters, particularly advising leading sovereign wealth funds and governmental entities. 

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Education
LLM
Harvard Law School
LLB
University of Khartoum
Languages
Arabic
English

Experience

Representative matters include advising:

  • Sovereign wealth funds in connection with acquisitions of limited partnership interests in multi-billion-dollar private equity and infrastructure funds*
  • Sovereign wealth funds in a number of co-investments into US-based companies*
  • OMV in connection with its purchase of a 15% stake in ADNOC Refining*  
  • Qatar Holding LLC in the sale of 80 million units of Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A.* 
  • Dhabi Group in the merger of Warid and Mobilink*
  • Abu Dhabi Department of Finance on a program for the issuance of short-term securities by the Emirate of Abu Dhabi*
  • The Republic of Iraq in the offering of $1 billion senior notes, Iraq’s first ever standalone “new money” international debt offering* 
  • The Republic of Iraq in its $1 billion notes offering backed by a guarantee issued by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)* 
  • Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates in connection with the establishment of a post-trade clearing and settlement system for United Arab Emirates sovereign debt securities, through the use of Euroclear’s international link (i-link) platform*
  • Abu Dhabi Municipality and Parsons on a project for the retrofit of street lighting in Abu Dhabi—the first PPP project in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi*
  • Public Institution for Social Security of Kuwait in managing its exposure to the Abraaj Group*

*Matters worked on at a previous firm.