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Mergers and Acquisitions

Notable representation

Acting for a major French pharmaceutical and chemical company, Roussel Uclaf, in
the acquisition of the Pakistan business of a division of a major British
pharmaceutical company, Wellcome, as part of a global asset sale.

Acting for Cadbury Schweppes (now Cadbury) in the restructuring and acquisition of
further equity in their Pakistan subsidiary.

Acting for National Power UK (now International Power) in connection with its
acquisition of the Kot Addu Power Station from the Pakistan Water and Power
Development Authority following its privatisation.

Acting for Broken Hill Proprietary (BHP) Australia in connection with their
acquisition of various interests in Pakistan.

Acting for Exxon Mobil in connection with their business interests in Pakistan
comprising of various energy related projects and the acquisition of a lubricant
manufacturing company from a local group.

Acting for a premier American bank in connection with the acquisition of the Pakistan
business of another major international bank.

Acting for a major listed UK financial services group in connection with the
acquisition of the Pakistan life and general insurance interests of a leading UK
insurer.

Acting for the International Finance Corporation in connection with its acquisition of
an equity stake in Saudi Pak Commercial Bank (now Silkbank) with Bank Muscat,
Nomura, and others.

Acting for and advising the Royal Bank of Scotland in Pakistan in connection with its
global purchase of ABN AMRO Bank group, in collaboration with its partners.

Acting for Temasek Holdings (the investment arm of the Government of Singapore)
and its subsidiaries in respect of acquisitions and joint ventures in Pakistan, including
the acquisition of a majority stake in a local listed bank; and an investment in a joint
venture to carry on asset management activities.

Acting for Shanghai Electric Power in connection with their acquisition of a majority
stake in K-Electric Limited (formerly Karachi Electric Supply Company Limited), a
vertically integrated power utility company.