FarsheedAbdul-Rahman

Associate

Dubai + 971.4.709.8410

Farsheed Abdul-Rahman has broad experience advising on corporate, regulatory, commercial, and M&A transactions. Farsheed has acted on a range of transactions including acquisitions, disposals, and joint ventures. He also advises on corporate governance issues, commercial contracts, and corporate structuring and reorganizations in the UAE and the wider Middle East.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Farsheed worked for one of the largest law firms in the UAE. He started his career at an international law firm in London and also has served a secondment with the legal team at one of Europe's leading energy companies.

Farsheed regularly contributes to publications for the World Bank and Transparency International.

Experience

  • J.F. Lehman acquires Integrated Global ServicesJones Day advised long-standing client J.F. Lehman & Company, a leading middle-market private equity firm focused exclusively on the aerospace, defense, maritime, government, and environmental sectors, in the acquisition and related financing of Integrated Global Services, Inc. ("IGS").
  • PolyOne to acquire Clariant color and additive masterbatch business for $1.5 billionJones Day is advising PolyOne Corporation in the $1.5 billion purchase of Clariant’s global color and additive masterbatch business.
  • PETRONAS Chemicals acquires Da Vinci Group B.V. for €163 million (US$182.2 million)Jones Day advised PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG) in its acquisition of a 100 percent stake in Da Vinci Group B.V. from its shareholders including funds managed by Bencis Capital Partners for €163 million (US$182.2 million).
  • UPL acquires Arysta LifeScience from Platform Specialty Products Corporation for $4.2 billionJones Day advised UPL Limited ("UPL"), a leading global generic agrochemical company based in India, in connection with its subsidiary, UPL Corporation Limited’s, US$4.2 billion acquisition and related $3 billion term financing of Arysta Lifescience Inc. (“Arysta”), a global provider of crop protection solutions, including bio-solutions and seed treatment, from NYSE listed Platform Specialty Products Corporation (“Platform”).
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