December 2020: Update on recent developments for investors across East Africa
Our corporate finance lawyers are on hand to provide advice, support and assistance at every step of a corporate transaction, whether an AIM listing, IPO, acquisition or disposal, restructuring or MBO.
We understand the challenges faced by companies today and can assist our clients at every stage in the growth of their business advising them on how to raise capital in order to grow, create, develop or acquire businesses.
We advise major multinationals through to fast growing entrepreneurs and specialise in complex and novel transactions, offering cross border expertise across our global network.
Advising a Canadian iron-ore company in relation to pre-IPO private placement
Advising Silverdale Services on a number of transactions on foreign currency convertible bond and GDR offerings for various large Indian companies listed in Hong Kong, Luxembourg and Singapore
Acting for a company with gold mining interest in Kyrgyzstan in relation to several rounds of private placement
Advising Kazakhmys plc on a secondary placing of their shares through an accelerated book build process raising in order to raise GBP 500 million
Advising on the buy-out of Abraaj's stake in the Varkey Group education business (GEMS) which was funded by way of an exchangeable loan instrument
Advising a DIFC entity on a limited recourse leveraged funding line
Advising a syndicate in connection with the USd 434 million financing of Leighton Holding's acquisition of an interest in Al Habtoor Engineering
Advising a UAE based bank on the structuring and establishment of an AED 1 billion (USD 270 million) Shariah compliant worldwide real estate investment fund. The fund vehicle was established in the UAE.
Advising a large UAE property developer on its USD 50 million development facility to complete an iconic mixed-use development in Dubai
Advising a Kuwait bank on USD 30 million funding of a Bahrain bank
Advising a Hong Kong based biodiesel company on its USD 110 million senior and subordinated finance arrangements for a biodiesel processing plant
Advising Pandora, the Danish listed company and leading manufacturer and retailer of hand-finished jewelley, on the regional aspects of its strategic acquisition of Pan ME A/S, a distributor of Pandora jewellery in Bahrain, Oman, Qatar and UAE.
Advising a Russia-based chemical company with regard to placing and admission to AIM, including in relation to pre-IPO structuring and continuing advice on corporate governance and structuring
Advising on the IPO of RBC Information Systems, a Russian media company that is part of the conglomerate RosBusiness Consulting
Advising Westhouse Group Limited in relation to a reverse takeover, placing and admission to AIM
We advised a privately owned Africa-focused oil and gas exploration and production company in relation to several rounds of private placement totalling over US$650 million
We acted for the lead manager and financial advisor in the context of a private placement with a...