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Mohsin Suleman

Partner

Mohsin advises clients on mergers & acquisitions (public & private), private equity and regulatory matters. Mohsin has particular focus in the defence, healthcare, education, food and beverage and financial institution industries. 
He represents a variety of clients including sovereign wealth funds, multi-national corporates and large family conglomerates. 

Experience

Representative matters

NEOM Company, Saudi Arabia’s new city giga project development company, on a $8.4 billion green energy joint venture with ACWA Power and Air Products that will incorporate the region’s largest wind and solar renewables production projects (4GW in total), as well as a ground-breaking green hydrogen/green ammonia export project.

A sovereign wealth fund on its investment in the $10 billion sale of Saudi Aramco’s oil pipelines. The transaction marks one of the world’s largest energy infrastructure deals in 2021.

The Dow Chemical Company on the restructuring of the SAR 7.5 billion (~$2 billion) sukuk.

HSBC Saudi Arabia on the $319 million asset sale of its retail brokerage, retail margin lending and entire asset management business (including investment funds and discretionary portfolio management) business to Alawwal Invest.

Nour Communications Co. Ltd on the sale of 62 per cent. of its shares in Nour Internet for Communication and Information Technology (one of Saudi Arabia’s largest pure-play providers of connectivity and ICT services) to Tech GCC Investment Company, an entity managed by Investcorp.

Air Liquide Middle East S.A (part of Air Liquide S.A, a world leader in gases, technologies and services for industry and health (AI:PAR), on the acquisition of TAQA’s 35 per cent stake in Air Liquide Arabia.

Dussur, as part of an international private equity consortium consisting of BroadPeak Global LP and Asia Green Fund, on the purchase of the Clean Technologies business of DuPont de Nemours, Inc. for $510 million in cash.

Rheinmetall Air Defense AG (a division of German armament manufacturer Rheinmetall, (RHM.DE)) on its joint venture with the MAZ Group establishing RADARABIA.

The Dow Chemical Company on its multi-million dollar joint venture with the Alhejailan Group to establish a downstream petrochemicals facility in Saudi Arabia.

DaVita (a “Fortune 500” US listed company) on its $261 million concession agreement with the Ministry of Health to establish and operate dialysis clinics throughout KSA and ongoing advice.

Consortium of investors comprising of private equity and sovereign wealth funds on the acquisition of a private school portfolio in Saudi Arabia.

Recognition
Mohsin is always responsive and provides us with clear and comprehensive advice in a timely manner. We always receive business-minded solutions from Mohsin, who understands our risk appetite and our business needs
Chambers Global, 2024
He has a strong understanding of customer requirements
Chambers Global, 2024

Qualifications

Admissions

England & Wales, 2006

Academic

LL.B., First Class with Honours, Law with Chinese Law, University of Nottingham, 2005

Exchange Program, Chinese Law, University of Hong Kong, 2004

Diploma, Law, University of Oxford and Oxford Brookes University, 2006

Languages

Arabic

Gujarati

Hindi

Urdu

Riyadh
We practise in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) through Allen & Overy Law Firm, a simplified joint stock company registered in the KSA with licence number 109134503230741 (paid up capital 100,000 SAR) and registered office at Servcorp, Laysen Valley, Building 13, Level 2, Salim Ibn Abi Bakr Shaikan, Umm Al Hamam Al Gharbi, Riyadh 12329, Saudi Arabia.
Disclaimer
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.