Dr. Ghellal is the only Algerian member of the Who’s Who of International Project Finance. He and his team have acted as counsels in the first and major financing operations that have taken place in Algeria.

Since 1982, the firm has advised many international banks and financial institutions involved in Algerian financing. The projects included construction, transport systems, telecom and energy. The lending banks were alternatively from Japan, France, USA, Canada, Italy, UAE, Lebanon, Germany, Algeria. We also assisted international development agencies and institutions involved in similar financing projects.

Ghellal & Mekerba took part in an extremely important telecom related operation. It successfully assisted major foreign banks in setting up the financing of a project considered in historical terms as one of the largest and most complex operations ever to be conducted in Algeria. This operation has also been ranked as the largest single financing operation in the world in 2003.

The firm was nominated for the Equity Capital Markets award at the 2006 IFLR Middle East awards.