Press Release

Morgan Lewis UAE Team Advises MGCP on Acquisition of Organic Food Company

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

ABU DHABI and DUBAI, December 9, 2020: Morgan Lewis represented Mizuho Gulf Capital Partners Ltd. (MGCP), the investment manager of the Gulf Japan Food Fund (GJFF), on the structuring, acquisition, and financing of a majority stake in the Organic Foods and Café (OFC) group.

The GJFF makes direct investments in public and private companies participating in food and food-related activities in the Gulf Cooperation Council, Japan, and other geographies. MGCP is a Dubai-incorporated investment management company. OFC, founded in 2004 and headquartered in the United Arab Emirates, is a family-run company providing organic products to consumers and business partners. 

Morgan Lewis partners Mark Gilligan, Ayman Khaleq, and Victoria Mesquita Wlazlo, and associates Joanna El Khoury, Nasma Al Sabe, Tomisin Mosuro, and Ryan Todd advised MGCP. 

For more, read the announcement.