Anzal Mohammed



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  • Title:   Partner
  • Company:   Allen & Overy LLP
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    Anzal is a capital markets partner in our Dubai office. He heads our capital markets practice in the Middle East and also has overall responsibility for Allen & Overy’s global Islamic finance practice. He regularly advises on international Islamic sukuk transactions and international debt offerings (both Regulation S and Rule 144A issues) by emerging market issuers in the Middle East, South Asia and elsewhere, Shari’a-compliant finance structures, equity offerings (including hybrid capital issues), debt issuance programmes, convertible securities, derivative securities and securitisations. Sources describe Anzal Mohammed as a 'phenomenal practitioner and a gentleman. (Chambers Global 2014, Capital Markets - Middle East-wide) The 'very impressive' Anzal Mohammed is well regarded for his Islamic finance skills. Sources say: 'He knows his stuff and he manages his team well. (Chambers Global 2014, Capital Markets - United Arab Emirates) “Anzal Mohammed ‘… has it all, he’s a brilliant capital markets lawyer who also has Islamic finance expertise’.” (Chambers Global, 2009) Anzal Mohammed...has an exemplary reputation within the market." (IFLR, 2012) Islamic finance expert Anzal Mohammed is 'exacting and professional, and always great to work with'." (Chambers Global, 2011, UAE) As one of the most recommended names for debt matters in the Middle East, Anzal Mohammed is in high demand. One key client says: 'He is extremely user friendly and especially knowledgable on the Shari'a side'." (Chambers Global, 2011, UAE) Mohammed is 'one of the leading guys, if not the leading guy, on the ground for debt work.'" (Chambers Global, 2011, Middle East) Anzal Mohammed is one "of the firm’s leading lights in this space…highly regarded for capital markets work." (Chambers Global, 2011, Middle East) Anzal is ranked as one of the World's Leading Islamic Finance Lawyers by IFLR (2010) and as one of the World's Leading Lawyers for Banking & Capital Markets and Structured Finance by Islamic Finance News (2012).

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