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Weil Gotshal & Manges and Linklaters have landed lead roles on a $2bn (£1.2bn) Middle East media merger.
Weil partner Mark Soundy advised longstanding client Kipco on the merger of its subsidiary Showtime Arabia with rival Orbit. Linklaters partner Ewan Cameron led the team advising Riyadh-based Mawarid Group, the owner of Orbit, assisted by Ben Davies, Jonathan Lewis and James Wootton.