Investing in the UAE and Gulf: Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity Investments and Joint Ventures | 8 to 10 June 2020, Online Training

Investing in the UAE and Gulf: Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity Investments and Joint Ventures | 8 to 10 June 2020, Online Training

UpcomingInvesting in the UAE and Gulf: Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity Investments and Joint Ventures | 8 to 10 June 2020, Online Training

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COURSE OVERVIEW

LexisNexis, in collaboration with King & Spalding Law and DIFC Academy, is running a training programme on everything you need to know about investing in the UAE and Gulf, from the Laws to the latest trends. This training programme includes three courses, covering theoretical and practical aspects.

» Course 1 : Mergers & Acquisitions in the UAE and the Gulf
» Course 2 : Private Equity Investments in the Gulf
» Course 3 : Joint Ventures

 

PROGRAMME

Date Session Topic
Session 1:

8 June 2020

Mergers & Acquisitions in the UAE and the Gulf

  • Highlight recent successful mergers and acquisitions
  • Common due diligence issues in popular investment sectors and update on recent legislation and its impact on M&A.
  • Innovative transaction structures for M&A and joint ventures including the utilization of the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) and the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).
  • Most commonly negotiated provisions in regional sale and purchase agreements and regional trends in M&A and privatizations.
Session 2:

9 June 2020

Private Equity Investments in the Gulf

  • Investment in various asset classes:
    • Private equity
    • Venture capital
    • Real estate
    • Energy and infrastructure (incl. projects)
    • Innovative Investment Structures in the Gulf
    • Earn-outs, exits and other common private equity issues.
    • The UAE foreign direct investment law and its impact on private equity.
    Session 3:

    10 June 2020

    Joint Ventures in the Gulf

    We will focus on:

    • structuring considerations and typical joint venture structures (including enforceability issues and the use of ADGM structures and investment funds);
    • contributions to the joint venture and the manner in which such contributions can be completed;
    • the board of directors and its operation;
    • dividend policy, preparation of budgets and other financial information and how they affect joint venture operations;
    • reserved matters and voting thresholds for both board and shareholder meetings;
    • dealing in shares (including lock-up periods);
    • exit mechanisms including drag-along and tag-along rights;
    • restrictive covenants;
    • deadlock resolution and default resolution (including, amongst others, Russian Roulette and Dutch Auction provisions).

    In addition, if time allows, we can discuss the documentation of joint venture economics through the use of hurdle-rates, waterfalls, catch-ups and similar.

     

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    Details Price Qty
    Full Courseshow details + USD500.00 (USD)  
    Session 1show details + USD200.00 (USD)  
    Session 2show details + USD200.00 (USD)  
    Session 3show details + USD200.00 (USD)  

    • Session 1
      08/06/2020
      17:00 - 19:00
    • Session 2
      09/06/2020
      17:00 - 19:00
    • Session 3
      10/06/2020
      17:00 - 19:00
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