PROVISIONof USD50-million sugar financing to West Kenya Sugar Company by Barak Fund.
USD24-millionnegotiation of funding facility with Gemcorp Capital LLP (UK) and the Finnish Fund For Industrial Cooperation for fintech financial services provider Jumo World and its subsidiaries in Ghana, Kenya, Pakistan, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, the United Kingdom and Zambia.
DUE DILIGENCEfor Apis Partners LLP in relation to its investment in Greenlight Planet and its African subsidiaries, which are incorporated in Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda.
ANTI-CORRUPTION DUE DILIGENCE(deep dive) on M&A targets in multiple countries in Africa, including Angola, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
ZAR52-BILLIONdivestment of Absa from Barclays by Barclays Bank plc, involving Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, the United Kingdom and Zambia.
MARKETING AGREEMENTSfor Rhodes Food Group relating to East Africa (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda).
ADMINISTRATIONof Spencon Services, a Kenyan construction company with operations in Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.
TAX ADVICEpertaining to the African operations of a multinational financial services company, including in Botswana, Kenya and Nigeria.
ZAR35-BILLIONacquisition by the Vodacom Group of a 34.94% stake in East African telecommunications operator Safaricom. This deal won the 2017 DealMakers Deal of the Year Award.
ZAR38-BILLIONrestructure of the Distell Group, requiring approval from competition authorities in Botswana, COMESA, Kenya, South Africa and Tanzania.