Hussein Azmy

Associate

Hussein Azmy is an associate based in Kuwait and has been with the firm since October 2021. Hussein has extensive experience in Islamic finance, capital markets, corporate and commercial matters. Prior to joining ASAR, Hussein practiced for over ten years in Egypt and Oman

Qualifications

Professional
Certificate in Islamic Finance (IFQ), Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) jointly with ESA Business School, 2020
Member of the Egyptian Bar Association, 2012
Academic
Master of Laws (LL.M) in International and Comparative Law, Indiana University, USA, 2012-2013
Master 1 in Business Law, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France, 2009-2010
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B), Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France, 2006-2009
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B), Cairo University, Egypt, 2006-2010
Hussein Azmy
Kuwait
Speaks English, Arabic, and French
+965 22922700

Experience highlights

Setting-up a Sovereign Wealth Fund

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Setting-up a Sovereign Wealth Fund

Advised on and assisted with the setting-up of Oman Infrastructure Fund (Rakiza), an Oman-based USD 2 billion sovereign wealth fund.

Advised on a First Global Sovereign Sukuk Issuance

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Advised on a First Global Sovereign Sukuk Issuance

Advised, as local counsel, the Ministry of Finance of Oman on its first issue of global sukuk, valued at USD 520 million.

Advised on First Syndicated Ijarah Financing

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Advised on First Syndicated Ijarah Financing

Advised Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (Egypt) as Initial Mandated Lead Arranger on the first syndicated Ijarah financing in Egypt, valued at USD 150 million, for the purpose of funding Maridive and Oil Services SAE’s working capital.