Mergers and Acquisitions

MTC has the capability to provide complete services in respect of transactions relating to mergers and acquisitions. We have advised leading international and local corporate and financial institutions and have been a part of some of the most challenging, high profile and significant transactions in Pakistan, as a result of which, MTC has developed a highly respectable reputation in the market for such transactions.

Some of the mergers and acquisition transactions that we have been involved in include the following companies and banks / financial institutions:

  • Gulf Commercial Bank Limited (formerly Schon Bank Limited);
  • Platinum Commercial Bank Limited;
  • Crescent Commercial Bank Limited (now SAMBA Bank);
  • Citicorp Investment Bank Pakistan Limited;
  • Dawood Bank Limited (now Summit Bank Limited);
  • Dewan Cement Limited;
  • Exide Pakistan Limited;
  • JS Finance Limited;
  • KASB Bank Limited;
  • KASB Capital Limited; and
  • DHL Limited
  • HSBC Bank (Pakistani Operations) and Meezan Bank Limited

We have also advised the Yunus Brothers Group / Lucky Cement Limited in the successful acquisition of ICI Pakistan Limited, which deal was awarded the "AI Deal of the Year" for the year 2012 by Acquisition International.

In addition to the above, we have advised and structured various mergers between local companies, financial institutions and banks, including Al-Faysal Investment Bank Limited and Faysal Bank Limited; Atlas Leasing Limited and Atlas Investment Bank Limited; Ghandhara Leasing Co. Limited and Al Zamin Leasing Modaraba; and Guardian Leasing Modaraba and First Providence Modaraba.

We have also handled merger and disinvestment structured transactions involving the Pakistan branches of Mashreq Bank psc and Crescent Investment Bank Limited as well as the Pakistan branches of Credit Agricole Indosuez and NDLC-IFIC Bank Limited.