Omar Farid is leading the Capital Market practice within the firm. He has more than 13 years of experience, focused on corporate finance, capital market, M&As, restructuring, insurance, non-banking financing activities, commercial, employment, and general corporate.
Throughout his career he advised multinationals, major local businesses, listed companies, investment and venture capital funds and their portfolio companies in complex and strategic business transactions including mandatory tender offerings (MTOs), initial public offerings (IPOs), block trading, secondary acquisitions, private placements, capital restructuring, equity & debt fundraising, M&As, divestitures, spin-off, joint ventures, venture capital, venture debt, restructuring and corporate governance.
Within his practice he represented clients before the Financial Regulatory Authority (FRA) in relation to their business including licensing for financial non-banking activities, approvals for new financing and regulated products, compliance with governance and listing rules, exemptions, investigations, and settlements related to insider dealing, market abuse, non-compliance, and other matters under the FRA supervision.
Omar has represented various multinationals and major local clients in different industries including manufacturing, insurance, investment banking, brokerage, custody, micro finance, consumer finance, fintech, renewable energy, logistics, tourism, real estate, retail, sports, and trading.
- (2017) Master of Laws, Corporate Finance Law – University of Westminster, London (with Honors)
- (2013) Master of Laws, International Commercial Law – Ain Shams University
- (2009) Bachelor of Laws – Ain Shams University – Law School English Section
Memberships and Awards
- (2021 – Present) Board Member Bidayat Egypt
- (2020- Present) Board Member Beymen Egypt
- (2015) Chevening Award
- (2010) Egyptian Bar Association