Steven Worthington

Partner, Abu Dhabi, London



Steven is a partner in our Abu Dhabi team and has experience in a range of corporate transactions, including international M&A, private equity, joint ventures and corporate reorganisations. Prior to joining White & Case, Steven was a Managing Associate in the Corporate department of a Magic Circle firm in London, during which time he spent a number of years working in the Middle East and was also seconded to the legal departments of both The Royal Bank of Scotland and BP.

Bars and Courts
Solicitor (England and Wales)
Oxford University




Rhône on its investment in VistaJet, which valued VistaJet in excess of US$2.5 billion.

Bridgepoint on its acquisition of Zenith Group from HgCapital and its acquisition of Contract Vehicles Holdings Limited Group from its shareholders.

The Smithfield Group LLP on its sale of Innovia Group.

Keter Group, the world's largest producer of quality resin consumer products on the acquisition by BC Partners Ltd and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board of a majority stake in the group from the Sagol family. The transaction is the biggest ever LBO in Israel and has been described as the "deal of the decade" in the Israeli press.

Qatar Holding LLC on the carve-out of The Savoy Hotel from a wider transaction concerning QIA and Kingdom Hotels' sale of the Fairmont, Raffles and Swissôtel brands to AccorHotels.

GHO Capital on its acquisition of EnvisionPharma, a medical communication and software company.

Triton on the combination of DSI (Triton’s construction, mining and tunnelling products portfolio company) with Jennmar (a Pittsburgh family owned mining products company).

Paradise Capital (the Sallam family's investment office) on the disposal of 30% of its interest in B-Tech, one of Egypt’s leading retailers and distributors of house hold appliances and consumer electricals to African Development Partners (a subsidiary of DPI).

A leading US pharmaceutical company on its corporate reorganisation to establish a centralised IP and strategic decision making function in Malta.

PIMCO on the establishment of a joint venture vehicle with Oaktree for the subsequent acquisition of a stake in Echo Investment.*

Cerberus on the £2.5bn acquisition of Capital Homes Limited.*

*Indicates experience prior to joining White & Case.