Tarek O. Mohanna

Association Partner, Cairo

Biography

Overview

Tarek Mohanna is a partner of MHR & Partners in association with White & Case.

Tarek’s practice focuses on energy, infrastructure and project finance across the Middle East. Before relocating to Cairo with MHR & Partners in association with White & Case, Tarek worked in the London and Riyadh offices of White & Case.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Education
Graduate Diploma in Law
BPP Law School

London

MA
Public International Law
American University in Cairo
BA
Public International Law
American University in Cairo
Languages
Arabic
English
French

Experience

Initial public offering of Emaar Misr for Development on the Egyptian Stock Exchange
Advised the consortium of banks led by JP Morgan and EFG Hermes on the US$299 million Initial Public Offering of Emaar Misr for Development on the Egyptian Stock Exchange.

Reserves based lending facility to Cheiron Finance Limited
Advised the lenders in connection with an up to US$200 million secured revolving reserves based lending facility to Cheiron Finance Limited in respect of borrowing base assets located in Egypt.

Development of container terminal within the Port of Damietta, Egypt
Advised Ahli United Bank B.S.C., Arab Banking Corporation (B.S.C.), African Development Bank and other lenders in connection with the provision of a US$ 480 million facility for the development of a new container terminal within the Port of Damietta, Egypt.

Uranium Ore's inaugural high yield bond
Advised the underwriters, arrangers and initial lenders (Deutsche Bank, Société Générale and Sberbank) for Uranium Ore's inaugural US$300 million high yield bond and related US$120 million revolving credit facility, both secured on a pari passu basis.

EnerjiSA Enerji Űretim A.S project financing
Advised EnerjiSA Enerji Űretim A.S. in connection with the development of up to 5GW of merchant power assets in Turkey (including hydro, CCGT, wind and lignite), which has raised €1.9 billion of project debt to date through a portfolio financing including international and domestic syndicated banks, DFIs, export credit agencies, EBRD, IFC and EIB.

US$2.3billion independent power project financing in Saudi Arabia
Advised a syndicate of banks (including commercial banks and Islamic banks) and US-Ex-Im Bank on the Riyadh PP11 US$2.3 billion independent power project financing in Saudi Arabia, which included the provision of financing on both an Islamic and a conventional basis.

Motorway PPP in the Netherlands
Advised the SAAOne consortium (comprising VolkerWessels, Boskalis, Hochtief and DIF) in connection with the €1 billion A1/A6 Diemen-Muiderberg-Almere Havendreef motorway PPP in the Netherlands.

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Advised the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development on its trade facilitation programme.