With 10 years of hard earned experience in the Middle East, Warren advises both large and small companies alike throughout the whole of their corporate lifecycle. From incorporation, through all of your regulatory, employment and commercial needs, and on to M&A, IPO or even winding up and liquidation, Warren can be your trusted corporate advisor. He can guide you on your journey and advise on the tricks, traps and treats of doing business in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, and the wider Gulf and Middle East regions.
Warren Thomson is popular with clients, who appreciate his broad range of skills and experience
Warren Thomson has experience in all areas of corporate work, including M&A, investment funds, equity capital markets, restructuring, regulatory advice and employment
Areas of Focus
Acting for Imperial Mercantile Solutions on the acquisition of 51% of Mi-Fone International DMCC following the reorganisation of certain assets of Mi-Group International Limited.
Representing Fajr Capital on acquisition of 15% of shares in Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (with option to acquire up to an additional 40%).
Representing QInvest on proposed acquisition joint venture of 60% stake in investment banking, asset management and brokerage business of EFG Hermes.
Representing Volaris Inc. on acquisition by one of its subsidiaries, Trapeze Group Asia Pacific Pty Limited, of 49% of shares in Sigtec Middle East LLC.
Representing World Free Zones on establishment as international non-profit peak body for free zones, and providing general counsel advice to its board and senior management.
Corporate and M&A, United Arab Emirates
Commerical Team of the Year
Association of Corporate Counsel Middle East
Corporate M&A, United Arab Emirates
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