Sectors - Banking & Insurance

International and domestic lenders look to Al-Ansari & Associates to protect their interests in complex financing transactions.

With partners in major financial markets across Europe, Asia and North America, we have the expertise and global reach needed to facilitate your banking and financial matters in Qatar.
With partners in major financial markets across Europe, Asia and North America, we have the expertise and global reach needed to facilitate your banking and financial matters in Qatar.
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Experience

  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Regulatory & Compliance
  • Government Relations
  • Legal Services
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Corporate & Commercial

Whether you’re seeking investors for a new venture or looking to expand an established company, we can help. Clients from a broad range of industries trust us to represent their interests in major corporate and commercial transactions.

Litigation & Dispute Resolution

When disputes occur, we work diligently to limit their impact and to ensure a quick resolution for our clients. We provide offer sophisticated, tactical litigation and alternative dispute resolution support. Clients appreciate our strategic vision, our judgment, and our meticulous preparation.

Regulatory & Compliance

The rules that govern commercial activity in Qatar are complex, as business practices are subject to oversight from a number of governmental agencies. As a result, it’s important to anticipate and address potential issues before they become problems. We offer timely & relevant advice to our clients on a broad range of regulatory and compliance issues.

Government Relations

We have an experienced & dedicated team providing government relations services for our clients.

Mergers & Acquisitions

We focus on forging effective strategies, structuring successful deals and minimizing execution risks.

Overview

A leader in Qatar’s banking and insurance sector, Al-Ansari & Associates represents local and international financial institutions, advising on both Islamic and traditional financial arrangements. Drawing on our extensive international and region-specific experience, we provide clients with comprehensive and effective advice in all aspects of structuring, documenting and negotiating financial transactions. Working with our partners across the globe, we are able facilitate even the most complex multi-jurisdiction deals.

We offer support and advice in various areas focusing on corporate lending, acquisition finance, asset finance, aviation finance, asset-based lending, project finance, capital markets, real estate finance and Islamic finance.

Highlighted Transactions

  • Advised a real estate company on a Sharia-compliant murabaha facility, valued at USD $106 Million.
  • Advised an oil and gas marketing company in a QAR100 Million pelage agreement.
  • Advised a listed bank in relation to a complex range of transactions including: the first insurance-related bond, a USD $1.8 Billion refinance facility, its merger with a Qatari based bank, the incorporation of a brokerage company, the incorporation of a QFC-based insurance company, the restructuring of a QAR 850 Million facility and Islamic compliant operations and transactions.
  • Advised in a USD $850 Million Islamic financing transaction, which included reviewing and drafting the finance documents.
  • Advised a listed bank in its litigation portfolio and restructuring of a QAR 850 Million facility.
  • Advised in relation to a refinancing transaction valued at QAR 1.2 Billion.
  • Advised a technology company on a murabaha facility valued at USD $200 Million.

Our Team