Corporate representation and advisory services form a substantial part of our practice. These include advising clients on corporate governance, boardroom disputes, M&A, buyouts (both MBOs and LBOs), hedge fund, private equity and venture capital matters, stock option, directors’ duties and shareholders’ disputes, restructuring and amalgamation and general corporate matters. Recent work includes:

Drafting and advisory services in connection with the acquisition of a local advertising firm in Bangladesh by Ogilvy and Mather, the leading international advertising agency.

Advising a leading Bangladeshi trading company in connection with its share sale transaction with a leading Danish company.

Advising a leading pharmaceutical company in connection with its proposed employee stock option plan.

Advising a leading NGO on restructuring its international operation.

Advising a leading merchant banking company on various corporate finance and debt finance issues.

Advising a private equity fund on all aspects of its portfolio investments in Bangladesh.

Advising IFC on all aspects of some of its equity investment and debt instrument transactions in Bangladesh.

Advising a leading foreign FMCG manufacturer on the acquisition of listed securities under the Takeover Rules.

Advising a SME private equity fund on its exit from a listed company under the Takeover Rules.

Advising a corporate advisory firm on all aspects of a share subscription transaction in a leading IT company.

Advising a French-Bangladesh joint venture on all aspects of its proposed operation in Mobile Financial Services.

Advised the investment arm of a multilateral donor agency on its USD 10 million equity investment in a leading Mobile Financial Services provider in Bangladesh.

Advising one of the Big-four accounting firms on various aspects on Bangladeshi corporate, tax and employment law.

Represented and advised a leading Bangladesh ready-made garments (RMG) manufacturing group on all aspects of its issuance of preferred stock in favour of a leading Japanese RMG conglomerate.

Advising BRAC’s Human Rights and Legal Services – the largest non-governmental legal aid program in the world – on the legal effect of providing legal services through its panel lawyers.

Advising BRAC on drafting the entire spectrum of its corporate governance policies (16 policies) in line with international standards and local laws.

Advised a leading micro-credit organization in Bangladesh (RDRS) on amending its rules and regulations.