Jane Clayton is a corporate lawyer based in Dubai.
Jane specialises in cross border mergers and acquisitions in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, investment funds, private equity transactions, joint ventures and inward investments.
Significant transactions include advising ADCB Macquarie on the establishment of an investment fund which aims to raise US$1 billion to invest in infrastructure projects in the MENA region; advising Abraaj Capital on the closings of its US$2 billion Shariah Compliant Infrastructure and Growth Capital Fund; and advising a private equity firm in the Middle East on its bid for seven power stations in Egypt, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka owned by CDC Globeleq Holdings Limited.
Jane is recognised as a key individual by in the Chambers & Partners Legal Directory 2013, which comments, “Jane Clayton has more than a decade's experience in the Middle East and is renowned for her skills as a funds lawyer.” Jane was also named in the International Who's Who of Private Fund Lawyers 2012
Jane has over 12 years of experience working in Dubai on MENA related transactions.
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