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Capital Markets

Al-Hossam Legal is the leading capital markets practice in Kuwait, with extensive expertise in all capital market matters. We advise capital markets clients (CMA licensed entities, issuers, managers, underwriters, bookrunners, placement agents, etc.) on a full range of legal services including regulatory and compliance advice and structuring, documentation, and negotiation of capital market transactions.

The firm focuses particularly on the following services:

  • IPOs.
  • Rights issues.
  • Listing.
  • Mergers and reverse mergers.
  • Acquisition, MTO, auction, off-market trades.
  • Minority protection rights.
  • Trading rules.
  • Issuance of Bonds & Sukuk.
  • Regulatory and disciplinary investigations.
  • Mutual funds (investment, money market, real estate, REITS, traded funds, private equity, fund of funds).
  • Structured products & hybrid instruments.
  • Regulatory compliance advice.
  • Regulatory license.
  • Securities offerings, exemptions, reverse solicitations, and tolerated market practice.
  • Corporate governance and training of management.
  • Public disclosures requirements and drafting.
  • Capital market regulatory investigation and disciplinary hearings.
  • Capital market litigation.