Mahmoud Abdel-Baky
Latham & Watkins
Islamic Finance
Associate
Al-Tatweer Towers, 7th Floor, Tower 1
King Fahad Highway
PO Box 17411
Riyadh 11484, Saudi Arabia
Contact
mahmoud.abdel-baky@lw.com
+966.11.207.2518
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Islamic Finance

Education
  • LL.M., University of Houston, 2008
  • LLB, University of Cairo, 2005 Magna Cum Laude
Biography

Mahmoud Abdel-Baky is an associate in the Riyadh office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Abdel-Baky has experience in Islamic finance, project finance, financial restructuring, debt capital markets and general corporate matters. Mr. Abdel-Baky is admitted to practice law in the State of New York and Egypt. Prior to joining Latham & Watkins, he was an associate in the New York and Riyadh offices of White & Case.

Mr. Abdel-Baky's matters include representation of

  • The lead managers in connection with Saudi Electricity Company's US$1.75 billion Reg S sukuk issuance
  • The lead managers in connection with Saudi Electricity Company's SAR7 billion domestic sukuk issuance
  • Dar Al-Arkan, a leading real estate developer in Saudi Arabia, in connection with the issuance of a US$450 million 144A high yield sukuk, the first high yield sukuk ever to be issued and the first 144A sukuk issuance in Saudi Arabia*
  • A syndicate of banks in connection with SAR670 million murabaha and working capital facilities to a leading cables company
  • A syndicate of banks in connection with SAR800 million murabaha and working capital facilities to a leading steel company
  • Arabian Centres Company Limited in connection with SAR4.1 billion murabaha financing
  • The steering committee of certain Saudi financiers in respect of multi-billion dollar debt standstill and restructuring arrangements with a steel company and its affiliates
  • The steering committee of certain Saudi financiers in respect of multi-billion dollar debt settlement arrangements with a Saudi Arabian borrower
  • Marafiq in connection with the development of a water desalination plant for the Sadara petrochemicals complex
  • The concessionaire in connection with a concession to construct and operate a container terminal at a seaport in Saudi Arabia
  • International Finance Corporation, Caylon and Fortis, in connection with the US$393 million project financing of a 165 MW coal-fired electric generating facility in Mejilones Chile*

* Matter handled while at a previous firm

Practice Areas
  • Africa Practice
  • Banking
  • Capital Markets
  • Project Development & Finance
  • Restructuring, Insolvency & Workouts
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