Under the Patronage of

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai


Saeed Mansoor Al Awar

Managing Director - Head of Middle East
Rothschild & Co

Saeed has over 13 years of experience focusing primarily on M&A and equity capital market transactions. His experience also includes advising companies on debt raising and restructurings. Saeed was previously a lawyer with Linklaters in boththeir London and UAE offices since 2007 before joining Rothschild in 2014. Saeed is a Managing Director and Head ofMiddle East for Rothschild & Co

Recent experience includes advising to:
 Adviser to DP World on the US$13.9bn Recommended Cash Offer from Port & Free Zone World, a subsidiary of Dubai World
 Adviser to AD Power on the AED200bn ( US$55bn ) combination of majority of Abu Dhabi Power assets with TAQA (listed on ADX)
 Mubadala on the 30% to 40% stake disposal of CEPSA to the Carlyle Group for an implied EV of US$12bn
 Restructuring of a family group with large education assets in the Middle East region (ongoing)
 Restructuring of a publicly listed company in Middle East region (ongoing)
 Americana Group on the disposal of Greenland to Groupe Lactalis
 ADNOC on the $8.5bn privatisation of ADNOC Distribution by way of an IPO
 The Kharafi family on the US$3.4bn disposal of Americana to Adeptio , an investment vehicle jointly owned by H.E. Mohamed Alabbar and PIF
 Emaar Properties and Emaar Malls on the US$1.6bn IPO of Emaar Malls
 Gulf Marine Services and selling shareholders on the US$316m IPO on the London Stock Exchange
 Al Noor Hospitals on its US$355m IPO on the London Stock Exchange
 Standard Chartered PE acquisition of 10% stake in Topaz Marine
 Istithmar on the sale of Atlantis the Palm to ICD
 ADNOC Distribution on the acquisition of 75 stations from Emarat
 The merger of Nasdaq Dubai and DFM
 RBS ’ disposal of its UAE retail and commercial banking business to ADCB
 Etisalat’s US$12bn cash tender offer to acquire a majority stake in Zain

Sessions of the speaker



12:00 - 13:00

Gathering all Investors to discuss the current market situation. What are the trends in the investment world, should you buy or sell & the global lookout for investment? 

Faisal Mansour Sarkhou
Chief Executive Officer
Kamco Invest
Fahad Al Qassim
Chief Executive Officer
Emirates NBD Capital
Raja Hamzah Abidin
Co-Founder and Co-Managing Partner
RHL Ventures
Majed Khalifa Al Mesmari
Head of Investment Banking - UAE
J.P. Morgan Chase Bank
Saeed Mansoor Al Awar
Managing Director - Head of Middle East
Rothschild & Co
Session Chair:
Marcus Booth
White & Case