Private equity and venture capital

SASLO has represented a number of private equity and venture capital funds in their investment activities in Oman, including structuring and establishment of funds and investment vehicles, the financing or mergers and acquisitions, the creation and expansion of portfolio companies, reorganisation through to divestment.

Our team members have advised on the formation of numerous retail/private funds, open/closed-ended funds, listed/unlisted funds, and Shari’a/conventional funds in most of the well-known onshore and offshore fund jurisdictions around the world, using a wide range of different types of legal vehicle (including companies, limited partnerships, trusts, and protected cell companies). Our key advisors have been recognized as an expert in Who’s Who Legal in the practice area of private funds. Their international experience in the field is unrivalled in the Oman legal market.

We have excellent relationships with regulators and ministries in Oman, including the Capital Market Authority and the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Investment Promotion. We are therefore ideally placed to advise on regulatory compliance, regulatory conditions precedent to closing, and regulatory closing requirements.

Our advisory services combine:

  • Due diligence (legal, fiscal and economic)
  • Cross-border acquisition structuring
  • Acquisition finance
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Taxation
  • Recapitalisation including the issuing of bonds
  • Divestments
  • Fund structuring etc.