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Baker McKenzie advises BIM on the sale of 35% of the shares in its Moroccan subsidiary to Helios Investment Partners

Baker McKenzie has advised BIM Birleşik Mağazalar Anonim Şirketi (A.Ş.), the leading Turkish discount food retailer, on the sale of 35% of the capital and voting rights of its Moroccan subsidiary, BIM Stores Sarlau, to the private equity firm Helios Investment Partners.
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Our Morocco lawyers have worked on some of the country's most significant corporate transactions and complex deals spanning North Africa, West Africa and the Middle East. Our experience includes advising Marsa Maroc in connection with the largest IPO of the past 5 years on the Casablanca Stock Exchange, and representing SNI, Morocco's largest private holding company, in the US$347 million sale of its stake in Moroccan dairy company Centrale Laitière to Danone, the world's largest yogurt maker.

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Our industry experience and the quality of our work make us the advisors of choice to some of the world’s leading domestic and international companies in finance, technology, IT & Communications, Real Estate and Energy, Mining & Infrastructure. We also design and implement cost-effective Tax structures for mergers and acquisitions, and advise on transfer pricing, corporate and business taxation, and tax disputes.

Our M&A lawyers represent clients in local transactions and multijurisdictional deals in both Africa and the Middle East. Our Banking & Finance team works with their counterparts in major financial centers to provide guidance on financial structuring, investments and arrangements.

As companies continue expanding into new markets, we advise employers on increasingly important Employment matters like tax, social security, benefits and compensation issues related to cross-border employee transfers. We also provide legal guidance at every stage of Dispute Resolution matters, conduct audits and develop compliance programs to help clients comply with competition, distribution and consumer laws both locally and across borders.