Sami Osman

Sami Osman

Associate, Dubai

Email sami.osman@​

Phone +971 4 3779377

Fax +971 4 377 9378

Practice groupCorporate

With a focus on mergers and acquisitions and equity capital markets, Sami has more than 5 years' experience advising both purchasers and vendors in M&A transactions and underwriters for IPOs and other security offerings.

Based in our Dubai office, Sami is expanding his practice area into a broader remit, including technology procurement contracts, employee share schemes and providing regulatory advice.

Education and admissions


L.P.C., BPP Law School, London, 2011

Graduate Diploma in Law, University of Law, London, 2010

Journalism and Politics, New York University, 2007

Representative experience

Canaccord Genuity (as sole sponsor and bookrunner) and Peel Hunt (as co-lead manager) on the £175m IPO by Eurocell plc.

Numis Securities and Peel Hunt as joint bookrunners on a £135m vendor placing by Clinigen Group plc.

Numis Securities on a £55m placing by IP Group plc which involved an accelerated book build.

Infratelco do Brasil S.A. (based in Sao Paolo) on its $100m acquisition of an English company for consideration shares.

Shazam Entertainment on various corporate governance matters.

The shareholders of a Finnish healthcare technology company on a €295m sale to funds managed by an English private equity firm.

Quanex Building Products (listed on NYSE) on its $145m acquisition of HL Plastics, a leading vinyl profile extruder in the UK.

Thai Airways on a £110m claim against one of its suppliers for breach of contract.

A private equity firm on the acquisition of four insurance intermediary companies based in the UK, France and Gibraltar, valued at over £200m.

Caledonia Investments PLC on its £24m investments to acquire a 20% preferred equity interest in Bower & Wilkins Group.

Graphite Capital Partners on the £45m management buy-out of Teaching Personnel and acquisition of National Fostering Agency.

A financial services client in relation to an international regulatory investigation into the alleged manipulation of the LIBOR benchmark.

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