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Sami Osman


Sami Osman

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.

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.

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
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