Phoebe is an Associate in Trowers & Hamlins' International Banking and Finance team based in its Malaysia office.
Her banking and finance experience spans across deals involving Islamic finance and Shariah-compliant investment structures, bilateral and syndicated loans, debt capital markets, as well as other advisory matters on various financial regulations. In 2022, she spent 6 months with Trowers & Hamlins’ Oman office acting on a range of Islamic debt capital markets and bilateral and syndicated financings as part of the growing Oman-based team.
Phoebe has acted for issuers, sponsors, arrangers and other financial institutions in the GCC such as Nama Group, Golden Group, MB Holdings, Ahli United Bank, Sohar International Bank, EFG-Hermes UAE Limited, Maisarah Islamic Banking Services, Alizz Islamic Bank, Meethaq Islamic Banking – bank muscat SAOG, Oman International Development and Investment Company and The Arab Investment Company S.A.A. on a wide range of Shari'ah-compliant financing and capital markets transactions.
Notably, Phoebe has acted for Alizz Islamic Bank and Ubhar Capital as issues managers on the first-of-its-kind perpetual Sukuk issuance by Ominvest in exchange for shares, and which has been awarded "The IFN Mudarabah Deal of the Year" by the Islamic Finance News. The same transaction led to Trowers & Hamlins being awarded the Banking Team of the Year in 2022. More recently, she acted on the initial public offering of the Pearl REIF, Oman's largest Shariah-compliant real estate investment fund.
She also works closely with the corporate team in advising family offices and investment management companies such as Alvarium RE Limited and Warba Bank in the establishment of Shariah-compliant fund structures.