Corporate Law

Mazghouny & Co is one of the fastest growing corporate law firms in Egypt. As a boutique firm, we advise multinational corporations, financial investors, funds, and individuals on all aspects of corporate law and transactions.

Establishing an Egyptian entity or investing in an existing one requires the expertise of local lawyers providing advice that is both commercially astute and bespoke to your industry and business. Our corporate team is highly recommended because we take a pragmatic approach to obstacles, are alive to opportunities, and push forward to get the deal done.

We are young, dynamic, and have a wide network of business connections. As businesspeople first, lawyers second, we will act as your in-house legal team in Egypt, supporting your corporate counsel, business development, and finance teams. We are a fully digital firm and understand that you need to work within strict timeframes and budgets. By instructing us, you can be confident that your corporate structure, governance, merger or acquisition, and commercial contracts comply with local rules and regulations and position your project to meet required targets.

Collectively, we have years of experience in the energy (including renewable energy), power, water, transport, and other infrastructure projects. We help businesses and dealmakers make the right choices to launch projects and move swiftly to develop strategies to ensure objectives are met.

What sets us apart is our business acumen, creative thinking, and attention to detail. We work together with your tax advisors and our investment protection experts to ensure that your company and investments are structured so they meet tax, compliance and investment protection requirements.

Our team has worked with some of the world’s most successful companies, commercial and investment banks, and private equity firms. We provide accurate and ambitious advice on antitrust and competition, commercial, employment and benefits, environmental, intellectual property, and high-level tax matters. We are driven by our clients’ needs and deliver seamless advice, project management expertise, and make the introductions needed to ensure your venture’s success.

Recent
successes
include:

Advising the leading French renewable energy company EDF Renouvelables on the acquisition of a participation stake in the local solar technology and integration company KarmSolar, including handling the legal due diligence, drafting and/or reviewing all transaction documents including the local security package, as well as advising on the shareholder loan capitalisation.

Acting as legal advisor to buy side with respect to the +EUR 12 million acquisition by an international energy player of a leading local company specialised in the financing, design, installation, and commissioning of PV solar power plants.

Acting as legal advisor to sell side in the +USD 11 million acquisition by a leading regional clean energy investment fund of a solar PV project in Benban solar park (Aswan), in Egypt.

Acting as legal advisor to buy side in connection with the acquisition of participation in the 500MW solar PV BOO project developed by AMEA Power in Kom Ombo, Egypt.

Acting as legal advisor to buy side with respect to the acquisition by an international energy player of a leading local company specialised in the financing, design, installation, and commissioning of PV solar power plants.

Advising a leading French renewable energy company on the partial divestment of equity in operating solar power assets and a pipeline of projects under development in Egypt, as part of a North-African assets’ sharing platform.

Advising leading renewable energy and water company Scatec on the increase of their shareholding in their 300MW portfolio in Benban solar park (Aswan) in Egypt, and liaising the entire offshore and onshore transaction.

Write to us

To find out more about our corporate services, please write to us at contact@mazghouny.com.