Advising on the Cayman legal aspects, Conyers assisted Shearman & Sterling as lead counsel to the Chefs’ Warehouse in its acquisition of Chef Middle East, a leading distributor of specialty food and beverage products in the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, and Oman, from Gulf Capital. The Chefs’ Warehouse has combined exceptional quality and brand building with broadline food service distribution for more than 35 years. Gulf Capital, an alternative asset management firm in the Persian Gulf region and Southeast Asia, currently manages over $2.5 billion in assets across seven funds and investment vehicles.

Conyers partner Alan Dickson and associate Ali Low of the Cayman office acted on the transaction, and the Shearman & Sterling team involved the following lawyers: George Casey, Heiko Schiwek, Gregory Gewirtz, Wendy Shuh, Katherine Teng, Larry Crouch, Doreen E. Lilienfeld, Richard Alsop, Gus Atiyah, Michael Ward, Barbara Zylberg, Jai Garg, Eitan Morris and Caleb Chua.


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