Transactions

We worked with numerous clients across sectors, geographies, and service offerings to assist them in achieving their strategic and funding objectives.
Our team has been actively engaged in various sell-sides, buy-sides, capital raises and other corporate finance mandates.
We have considerable experience in executing complex transactions in the region and internationally.

deNovo Partners
Recent Transactions Experience

Select Completed deNovo Mandates

Types
Countries
Sectors
2023
Engineering
Sell-side
Saudi Arabia Flag

Advised Omrania, one of KSA’s largest architecture and engineering firms, on its complete sale to EGIS

2023
Healthcare
Other
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Valuation of UAE-based King’s College Hospital

2023
F&B
Other
Brazil FlagSaudi Arabia Flag

Advised BRF, a Brazil-based food company, on forming a halal meat joint venture with Saudi Arabia’s PIF

2022
Industrials
Other
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Advised on the investment in a USD 300MM aluminum foiling plant alongside the Ministry of Investment in KSA

2022
Construction
Sell-side
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Advised Target Engineering on the sale of the company to ALEC

2022
Consumer Goods
Sell-side
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Advised Gulf Capital on the sale of a portfolio company providing food distribution services to Chefs’ Warehouse

2022
Healthcare
Sell-side
Japan FlagUnited Arab Emirates Flag

Advised the shareholder of Lunatus, a UAE-based pharmaceutical distributor, on the sale of a minority stake to Marubeni, a Japanese conglomerate

2022
FIG
Other
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Advised the shareholders of Alafco on the sale of aircraft leasing assets to Macquarie Airfinance Group

2022
Consumer Goods
Capital raise
India FlagQatar Flag

Advisor on a capital raise for an India-focused investment platform sponsored by James Murdoch

2021
Oil & Gas
Capital raise
United Arab Emirates Flag

Advised on the capital raise for a ~20% stake in the AED 15.4Bn Ta’ziz Project, the first PPP in the UAE

2021
Engineering
Sell-side
France FlagQatar FlagUnited Arab Emirates Flag

Advised the shareholders of Waagner Biro Bridge Systems on the full sale of the company to Egis, a French engineering services provider

2021
Industrials
Sell-side
Norway FlagSaudi Arabia FlagUnited States Flag

Advised Pactiv Evergreen and The Industrial Group, shareholders of Naturepak Beverage Packaging, on the complete sale of the company to Elopak

2021
Insurance
Sell-side
Jordan Flag

Advised AXA on a sale of its 20.2% stake in Middle East Insurance Co.

2021
TMT
Buy-Side
United Arab Emirates FlagUnited States Flag

Advisor to VMAC and parent company Vistas Media Capital, on its USD 220MM merger with Anghami to list on NASDAQ

2021
Healthcare
Sell-side
Saudi Arabia FlagUnited Arab Emirates Flag

Exclusive Financial Advisor to Cambridge Medical and Rehabilitation Center on a full sale to Amanat Holdings USD 232MM

2020
Automotive
Capital raise
China FlagQatar Flag

Exclusive Financial Advisor to Xpeng on Capital Raise from QIA

2020
Consumer Goods
Sell-side
United Arab Emirates Flag

Exclusive Financial Advisor to Organic Foods Café on a majority stake sale to Gulf Japan Food Fund

2020
Industrials
Sell-side
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Advisor to Gulf Cryo on JV with El Sewedy Capital for industrial greenfield project in Egypt

2020
Retail
Sell-side
United Arab Emirates Flag

Advisor to Rashid Investment Holdings on the sale of minority interests in the Landmark Retail Group

2020
Consumer Goods
Other
Hong Kong FlagUnited Arab Emirates Flag

Advisor to DFS Middle East on the renewal of its 10-year concession agreement with Abu Dhabi Airports

2020
Healthcare
Capital raise
United Arab Emirates Flag

Advised on Convertible Note Capital Raise

2019
TMT
Buy-Side
Bahrain FlagUnited Arab Emirates Flag

Advisor to GFH on the Acquisition of a 70% Stake in Marshal Equipment & Trading

2019
Construction
Sell-side
Libya FlagQatar FlagUnited Arab Emirates FlagUnited Kingdom Flag

Advisor to J&P (Overseas) Holding (in liquidation) on the Sale of MEP and Contracting assets and subsidiaries in Libya, Qatar and the UAE

2019
Construction
Other
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Advised a large KSA construction conglomerate on a strategic assessment exercise

2019
Construction
Other
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Advised a UAE contracting and construction conglomerate (subsidiary of a listed UAE entity) on a portfolio valuation

2018
Infrastructure
Buy-Side
United Arab Emirates Flag

Exclusive Financial Advisor to Abu Dhabi Ports Company on the Acquisition of the Remaining 50% Stake in Abu Dhabi Terminals from Mubadala and MIP

2018
Healthcare
Sell-side
United Arab Emirates Flag

Advisor to Blue Apple Partners on Raising Equity Capital from an Investor Consortium led by Investcorp for Greenfield Landmark Hospital Complex in Abu Dhabi

2018
Healthcare
Other
United Arab Emirates Flag

Valuation and Fairness Opinion to a UAE-based Hospital Group

2018
Retail
Other
MENA Flag

Advising on capital structure optimization and dividend policy for a MENA-based retail franchisor and mall operator

2018
Banking
Other
GCC Flag

Valuation of a regional bank’s stake in an international financial institutions

2017
Consumer Goods
Sell-side
Germany FlagLebanon Flag

Exclusive Financial Advisor to MESMA on the Sale of 50% of Grohe Middle East to Grohe AG (Subsidiary of Japan-based Lixil)

2017
Education
Buy-Side
Malaysia FlagUnited Arab Emirates Flag

Exclusive Financial Advisor to Khazanah on the Acquisition of a 3% Stake in GEMS MENASA

2017
Education
Buy-Side
Bahrain FlagUnited Kingdom Flag

Exclusive Financial Advisor to Inspired Education on Acquisition of the British School of Bahrain from Gulf Finance House

2017
Retail, TMT
Sell-side
China FlagUnited Arab Emirates Flag

Exclusive Financial Advisor to the Shareholders of CitrussTV on the 51% Stake Sale to Global Home Shopping

2017
TMT
Other
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Valuation and Fairness Opinion to Oger Telecom for the Sale of 95% of Cyberia KSA

2017
Banking
Other
GCC Flag

Valuation and Fairness Opinion on Minority Stake in a Regional Bank

2017
Construction
Other
United Arab Emirates Flag

Advised Al Jaber on refinancing options

2017
Industrials
Other
GCC Flag

Valuation and Fairness Opinion to a Regional Insulation Manufacturer for a Majority Stake Sale

2017
Industrials
Other
United Arab Emirates Flag

Advisor to The Industrial Group on a Debt Raising from ENBD

2016
Infrastructure
Sell-side
France FlagLebanon FlagSweden Flag

Advisor to Fairford, the Shareholders of Safegate International, on a Complete Sale to PAI Partners

2016
Industrials
Sell-side
Bahrain FlagKuwait Flag

Exclusive Financial Advisor to the Majority Shareholders of Gulf Cryo on a Minority Stake Sale to Mumtalakat

2016
Consumer Goods
Sell-side
United Arab Emirates Flag

Exclusive Financial Advisor to the Shareholders of Cravia Group on a 80% Stake Sale to Fajr Capital

2016
Healthcare
Other
United Arab Emirates Flag

Valuation and Fairness Opinion on AED 2.1Bn Sale of Al Zahra Hospital Sharjah to NMC Healthcare

2016
Diversified
Other
United Arab Emirates Flag

Exclusive Financial Advisor to a UAE-based Conglomerate on a Portfolio Valuation Involving Several Companies

2015
Retail
Other
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Advised ABC Group on Capital Structure Optimization and Review of Monetization Alternatives

2015
TMT
Sell-side
Saudi Arabia Flag

Exclusive Financial Advisor to Aptec Saudi Arabia on a Minority Stake Sale to Jawaris Najd Information Technology

2015
Retail
Buy-Side
United Arab Emirates Flag

Exclusive Financial Advisor to Scope Investment on the Acquisition of Al Boom Marine

2015
TMT
Other
Saudi Arabia Flag

Strategic Advice to a Regional Investor in Connection with the Potential LBO of a GCC-based Media Asset

2014
Oil & Gas
Sell-side
Saudi Arabia Flag

Exclusive Financial Advisor to Shoaibi Group on a Sale of Stakes in Several Oilfield Services Companies to Abdulla Fouad Group

2014
Oil & Gas
Capital raise

Exclusive Financial Advisor to an Oil and Gas Services Firm on USD 75MM Capital Raise