Clyde & Co now has 40 partners in the MENA region Patryk Kosmider
The bank will be created through the merger of First Gulf Bank and National Bank of Abu Dhabi, with combined assets of approximately $175bn. Following the merger, it will retain the name of National Bank of Abu Dhabi and will operate a network of branches across 19 countries
Freshfields worked with First Gulf Bank, with a team led by MENA regional managing partner Pervez Akhtar and Abu-Dhabi-based partner Michael Hilton.
A&O advised National Bank of Abu Dhabi, with a team understood to be led by Abu Dhabi managing partner Ibrahim Mubaydeen and supported by UAE corporate partner Nicholas Stuart.
Source: The Lawyer