Yasser Mustafa


Yasser Mustafa joined the Hammad and & al-Mehdar as the Head of Riyadh Office in 2017. Mr. Mustafa is a member of the Sudanese Bar Association. He has worked as the Head of Legal Department for several reputable  companies, the last of which was Alkhabeer Capital a  leading asset management and investment banking firm licensed by the CMA of the KSA. Mr. Mustafa  is holding CME-1 Certificate. His 25 years of legal experience in KSA , includes corporate and commercial transactions, in par-  ticular focus on merger and acquisition, and regulatory  issues. He has experience in leading multicultural teams of lawyers while leveraging on his extensive background to perform the highest calibre of legal and  strategic consulting.

Academic profile:

  • LLM in Commercial Law from University of Derby, UK.
  • Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Islamic Banking and Insurance, the Institute of Islamic Banking and insurance, UK.

Related Experience: 

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating convertible securities with respect to early-stage venture investments.
  • Conducting high level legal due diligence for equity financing transactions and preparing reports.
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating the terms of the definitive agreements and ancillary documents for equity financing deals.
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating the necessary agreements in relation to merger and/or acquisition transactions.
  • Overseeing the closing and completion process of a transaction
  • One of the senior legal advisors in the legal team for the Privatization of the Grain Silos and Flour Mills Organization (GSFMO) and preparing relevant BOT contract covering three flour mills, valued at SR 600 million; 
  • Led the process of Intensely engaged in providing end to-end legal services, consultations and guidance for “MODON” multiple infrastructure projects in the Development of mammoth industrial estates in key regions throughout the Kingdom and drafted 8 PPP contracts.

Notable Transactions:

  • Advised Sequoia Capital in its USD 20M Series A Preferred Shares Financing in Huspy Holdings Limited.
  • Advised Raed II L.P. in its USD 3M Series A Preferred Shares Financing of Mozn Inc.
  • Advised Raed II L.P. in its USD 3M Series Pre-seed Preferred Shares financing of Slyndr.
  • Advised Rua Growth Fund in its USD 3M  Series B Financing of ZenHR Inc.
  • Advised Venture Souq MENA Fintech I LP in its USD 2M Series A Preferred Shares Financing of Data Science Company, LLC, otherwise known as Quant.
  • Advised STV L.P. in its USD 6.2M financing of Osoul Manafa Investment Company.