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Peryhane Gawish

Helmy, Hamza and Partners


Peryhane Gawish is an associate at Helmy, Hamza & Partners, Baker McKenzie Cairo. She focuses on corporate and commercial matters, with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions. She assists on a daily basis various multinationals operating in the healthcare and telecommunication sectors in routine corporate and commercial matters.

Practice Focus

Peryhane practices in corporate and commercial matters with a specific focus on mergers and acquisitions.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised the Swiss construction chemicals group Sika AG on the acquisition of MBCC Group (Master Builders Construction Chemicals), the former BASF Construction Chemicals division, from Lone Star Funds, a global private equity firm, for a consideration of CHF 5.5 billion (EUR 5.2 billion).

  • Advised Indorama Ventures PCL, a world-class sustainable chemical company, producer of intermediate petrochemicals industry, and the world's largest producer of PET resins, on an acquisition to increase its stake to 100% of its local company in Egypt.

  • Advised on the acquisition by a renewable energy of a hydroelectric profile in Portugal for a value of EUR 2.2 billion.

  • Advised on a joint venture between two renewable energy companies in France and Spain for their offshore wind projects.

  • Represented the lenders on an onshore wind project.

  • Represented an energy company during the acquisition of an Oil & Gas profile with assets in Egypt for a total value of USD 650 million.

  • Assisted with the undertaking the capital increase of an amount of USD 70 million of a major company working in the automotive sector.

  • Represented angel investors in a Series A funding transaction.

  • Represented buyers on the acquisition of a major retail company in Egypt.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Egyptian Bar Association


  • Egypt (2018)


  • Panthéon-Sorbonne University - Paris 1 (Master's Degree in International and European Business Law) (2017)
  • Cairo University (BA) (2015)
  • Panthéon-Sorbonne University - Paris 1 (LLB in Business Law)


  • Arabic
  • English
  • French