LONDON—Capital MS&L, Manning Selvage & Lee’s international financial communications consultancy, has appointed Kate Delahunty to run its Middle East and North Africa operations. Delahunty, who will be based in Dubai, joins the firm from Citigate Dewe Rogerson, succeeding Neil Doyle, who is relocating back to Capital MS&L’s London office.
Since launching in 2006, Capital MS&L’s Middle Eastern team has advised on a several high profile M&A and IPO transactions, including the merger of NBD and Emirates bank, the sale of Investcom to MTN and the IPOs of Saudi Telecom, Goldfields and Telecom Egypt. Capital also advises some of the region’s largest companies on their ongoing public and investor relations, including the Dubai International Financial Centre, Dubai Financial Services Authority, Morgan Stanley and TAQA, the Abu Dhabi National Energy Company.
Delahunty, a specialist in cross-border investor relations and financial communications, has 12 years’ experience advising clients on their international capital markets activities. Prior to joining Capital MS&L, she was a director at Citigate Dewe Rogerson, where she worked for ten years both in the U.S. and U.K..