Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie has advised the Ooredoo group on its successful USD 1 billion issuance of senior unsecured Reg S/Rule 144A notes (“the Notes”). The Notes were issued by Ooredoo International Finance Limited under its existing USD 5 billion Global Medium Term Notes programme on the Irish Stock Exchange. The Notes will be unconditionally and irrevocably guaranteed by Ooredoo Q.P.S.C., the parent company of the Ooredoo group.

Ooredoo is a leading international communications company with a customer base of more than 120 million across the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia. Based in Qatar, they are one of the leading communications companies in the Middle East, delivering world-class services for consumers, businesses, residences and organisations. 

Capital Markets partner Adam Farlow from Baker McKenzie in London commented, “We are delighted to have advised Ooredoo on the this deal, which is a great example of our client, its investment banks and advisors collaborating to launch a successful transaction on attractive terms for our client. We are happy to play a part in supporting Ooredoo’s long-term strategic business and corporate goals.”

Baker McKenzie’s team was led in London by Capital Markets partner Adam Farlow and Charles Farnsworth, Capital Markets Of Counsel, supported by Mohsin Iqbal, Banking & Finance partner in Dubai. 

The deal closed on 8th April 2021.
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