K&A is pleased to announce the joining of Khalid AlYafi, as Counsel, to K&A’s premier tier 1 capital markets practice to further bolster and strengthen the services it provides to its KSA and international clients.
Khalid, an ECM and DCM specialist, was involved in many of the high-profile transactions in the GCC over the past decade. Prior to joining K&A, Khalid spent near a decade working in international capital markets at Allen & Overy, London, giving him a strong background in international securities offerings.
Khalid said: “I am excited to have joined K&A, the premier independent Saudi law firm. I look forward to further growing our capital markets practice and working with our Saudi and international clients.”
This comes on the back of K&A being recognized as the Capital Markets Legal Adviser of the Year at the Capital Markets & ESG Finance Saudi Arabia Awards for advising on the most innovative & ground-breaking deals in Saudi Arabia for 2022, in addition to winning several awards including “International IPO/Equity Capital Markets Deal of the Year ”for its work on the SAR 6.77bn ADX/Tadawul Dual-Listed IPO of Americana Restaurants International PLC, “Social Infrastructure Finance Deal of the Year” for its work on the SAR 1.3bnSenior Secured Limited Recourse Project Loan for the Ministry of Education, Tatweer Building Company, and “Local Currency Bank/FI Bond Deal of the Year ”for its work on the SAR 10bn Retail Public Offer Tier 1 Sukuk for Al Rajhi Bank.