AJA ranked as a Recommended Firm by IFLR1000 | Abou Jaoude & Associates

AJA ranked as a Recommended Firm by IFLR1000

October 2011

Abou Jaoude & Associates earned a Recommended Firm ranking for 2012 in the respected IFLR1000, the Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms, covering the Banking & Finance and M&A practices of law firms in Lebanon. Managing Partner Carlos Abou Jaoude and Partner Souraya Machnouk were named Leading Lawyers, the highest ranking for individual lawyers.

The guide commended the practice of Abou Jaoude & Associates, stating that the Firm “has expanded significantly and now employs 45 lawyers” and highlighting the Firm’s recent work on corporate finance, share and bond restructuring, issuance of convertible bonds and private placements.

Clients praised the Firm’s Banking & Finance and M&A practices, with comments including:

In the banking and finance sector, Name partner Carlos Abou Jaoude represented the bank in the acquisition of the eleventh largest bank in Cyprus for $90 million.

Partner Souraya Machnouk acted on behalf of a bank as lead arranger of a $70 million facility for a real estate development project and a $53 million loan to finance the acquisition of a series of plots in Beirut.”