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Hicham Naciri

Partner

Casablanca

Naciri Hicham
Hicham Naciri

Partner

Casablanca

Hicham is the managing partner of Allen & Overy in Casablanca. He has extensive experience in mergers & acquisitions, real estate, structured finance, project finance and, more generally, in foreign investments. He has also advised on most infrastructure PPP transactions and on large financing deals in Morocco over the last 20 years. He has been involved in most large-scale, high profile transactions undertaken in Morocco over the last years and is regularly advising clients on their acquisitions in Africa. He is top ranked as a leading individual in Chambers Global and Legal 500 EMEA. Jeune Afrique nominated him in the top three best business lawyer in Francophone Africa (June 2019) and one of the most influential figures in Africa (May 2019). 

 

News & insights

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Publications: 08 JULY 2020

Fintech deals enter temporary lull after Q1 surge

The start of the year saw a surge in ever-larger fintech deals around the world, with every expectation that this trend would continue.

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Publications: 08 JULY 2020

Pipeline gaps and digital will drive life sciences deals

Often seen as a safe haven sector in times of crisis, the life sciences have not only been centre stage during the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis but are riding it out well.

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Publications: 08 JULY 2020

U.S. M&A: the land of opportunity meets challenges

The impact on U.S. transactions has been severe, with activity unlikely to recover until market conditions stabilise. But opportunities are emerging for certain players.

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Publications: 28 SEPTEMBER 2018

Allen & Overy Advises Banque Centrale Populaire On The Acquisition Of Four Banks In Africa

The A&O team was led by partner, Hicham Naciri, assisted by counsel, Younes Maleh, and corporate associate, Omar Zizi.

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Office

Casablanca

Naciri & Associés Allen & Overy
Anfaplace, Centre d’Affaires, Immeuble A, Boulevard de la Corniche
Casablanca
20180

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted to the Bar, Casablanca, 2000

Academic

Magistère in business law, DJCE, University of Montpellier I, 1995

Postgraduate, (Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies – DEA), University of Montpellier I, 1995

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