Qatar Investment Authority’s Acquisition of a Minority Stake in D.ream International

Linklaters and Paksoy advised Qatar Investment Authority on the deal.

Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund, acquired c. 20% interest in the D.ream International global fine dining group, whose brands include the well-known Nusr-et (founded by Salt Bae) and Zuma.

The minority stake was acquired from parent company Dogus Group, one of Turkey’s largest conglomerates.

Linklaters’ cross-practice and cross-jurisdictional team was led by Warsaw partner, Daniel Cousens (Picture) alongside counsel, Christopher Quinn, with support from associate, Michal Wolangiewicz. The team worked alongside Paksoy, who supported on local law matters in Turkey.  

The Paksoy team included Partner Elvan Aziz, Senior Associate Hazal Korkmaz, and Associate Tugcan Akalin.

Involved fees earner: Daniel Cousens – Linklaters; Christopher Quinn – Linklaters; Michal Wolangiewicz – Linklaters; Tugcan Akalin – Paksoy; Elvan Aziz – Paksoy; Hazal Korkmaz – Paksoy;

Law Firms: Linklaters; Paksoy;

Clients: Qatar Investment Authority;

Giulia Di Palma

Author: Giulia Di Palma