Carlo Colussi

Carlos Colussi

Associate
Baker McKenzie Law Firm

Biography

Carlo is a senior associate in our Saudi Arabian Corporate and Securities Practice Group. He focuses on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and commercial agreements. Carlo joined Baker McKenzie in March 2023, and has worked on transactions in the Middle East for more than 5 years. During this time, Carlo has worked on some of the most high profile and complex transactions in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. Carlo's practice is focused on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advising Saudi Telecommunications Company in the negotiation of a joint venture agreement with Alibaba Cloud, eWTP Arabia Capital, the Saudi Company for Artificial Intelligence and the Saudi Information Technology Company for the provision of public cloud services in KSA.

  • Advising Saudi Telecommunications Company on its acquisition of 100% of the shares of a leading MENA IoT business.

  • Advising a major automotive manufacturer in the negotiation of a joint venture agreement with a local partner to set up a manufacturing plant in KSA.

  • Advising the shareholders of Al-Azzaz (a chemical business) on the sale of Al-Azzaz´s business to Brenntag SE.

  • Advising a NYSE company operating in the defence sector in the restructuring of its business operations in KSA.

  • Advising Agility Logistics on the renegotiation of certain financing agreements regarding Abu Dhabi's Reem Mall Project.

  • Advising Agility Logistics on the multibillion proposed merger with the Swiss company Panalpina.

  • Advising Kuwait Telecom Company on its acquisition of all the share capital of QualityNet.

  • Advising the shareholders of 4Sale (leading online classifieds advertising business) on the sale of a majority interest to NBK Capital Partners.

  • Advising Al-Khair National for Stocks and Real Estate Company WLL on the sale of a 29.5% interest in Heavy Engineering Industries and Shipbuilding Co. K.S.C.

Admissions

  • England & Wales (Solicitor)
  • New York~United States
  • Spain
  • Saudi Arabia - Registered Legal Consultant

Education

  • George Washington University (LLM in Intellectual Property Law)
  • Bocconi University of Milan (Bachelor of Law)

Languages

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish