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Matthew Powell is a partner in the Mergers & Acquisition practice.

He focuses on private capital and cross-border matters, including joint ventures, farm-in agreements, public and private acquisitions and equity capital raisings, with an emphasis on the energy sector and transactions in emerging markets across MENA and sub-Saharan Africa. Matthew has in-house experience in those sectors and is known as someone who delivers what clients need for their business. Clients say he is “responsive, commercial and to the point” (Legal 500 EMEA, 2018).

Matthew represents major International Oil Companies, National Oil Companies, corporates, infrastructure funds, sovereign wealth funds, family offices and private equity houses including Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, ENGIE, General Electric, EFG-Hermes and Mubadala Investment Company.