Newton Legal Awarded IFLR Deal of the Year for the Second Consecutive Year
1 November 2023
Newton Legal was awarded the IFLR Middle East Deal of the Year for mergers and acquisitions for its role as local counsel in Kuwait Finance House’s acquisition of Ahli United Bank. The cross-border deal was considered one of the largest in the banking sector during the year and would lead to the creation of the seventh largest bank in the GCC.
Aamal Al Abbasi, the Managing Partner of Newton Legal, commented: “We are proud to act as one of the legal counsels advising on this deal. We express our gratitude to our client Ahli United Bank for entrusting us with this mandate and we are proud of the team’s efforts on the deal”.