During the seventh award ceremony of IFLR Middle East, the 'OCI Public takeover of Orascom Constructions Industries' deal was named M&A deal of the year. NautaDutilh was involved in this deal as advisor of one of the investors: Cascade Investment, L.L.C., an entity wholly owned by Bill Gates.
NautaDutilh advised Cascade Investment, L.L.C. on the Dutch legal aspects of its investment in OCI N.V. In this transaction, NautaDutilh worked together with Debevoise & Plimpton LLP (UK & US counsel) and Zulficar & Partners (Egyptian counsel).
The team of NautaDutilh consisted of Petra Zijp and Monique Lumeij-Dorenbos.
An overview of the winners of the IFLR Middle East Awards is available at IFLR.com.