Gregor Pannike

Managing Partner

Gregor Pannike, LL.M., MBA (Attorney-at-law | Rechtsanwalt) founder and managing director of Agema Analysts advises on Institutional & Corporate Risk and Political Risk & Intelligence Analysis. Gregor worked for the German Federal Foreign Office in the Embassy in Sana’a,  Yemen and later on he worked as an attorney-at-law in private practice within the Middle East and Africa. Before founding Agema Analysts Gregor worked as a general counsel for a reputable family conglomerate in the UAE for 8 years. He has more than 15 + years of profound advisory experience in the field of legal structuring, investments and market entry, corporate and commercial transactions as well as political and economic analysis within the Middle East and Africa.

His key expertise and experience

  • Political and economic risk advisory with focus on the Middle East and East Africa
  • Due diligence, M&A and JV transaction advisory work
  • Corporate and commercial matters
  • Litigation strategy and negotiation advisory
  • Corporate (re-) structuring, (family/corporate) governance
  • Compliance, sanction and regulatory and risk advisory work
  • Advising on investment and distribution structures;
  • Structuring and advising on optimal market entry strategies and corporate structuring

His educational qualifications

Gregor holds an MBA from London Business School, Masters of Laws from Suffolk University Law School in Boston and JW Goethe University in  Germany. He is admitted to the German bar association. He is a native German speaker and speaks French, English and Arabic.


Ratings & Awards

Gregor Pannike has been named as one of the top general counsels in the region in the Legal 500 GC Power List Middle East in 2019.

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