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.
NATIONAL WATER LAWScomparative assessment for Angola, Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe on behalf of the Zambezi Watercourse Commission and the World Bank.
USD6-BILLIONconstruction of a 2 600km gas pipeline between Mozambique and South Africa by China Petroleum Pipeline Bureau and ProGas Investment Group.
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.
DISPOSALby a multinational bank of its subsidiaries in Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Seychelles, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia, which required advice regarding tax implications and efficient structuring.
ACQUISITIONof Rio Tinto’s coal mining operations in Mozambique by International Coal Ventures, an Indian Government joint venture comprising Steel Authority of India, Coal India, Rashtriya Ispat Nigam, National Minerals Development Corporation and National Thermal Power Corporation.
RELEASEof MSC “CHIARA” following a collision with port dredger “MACUTI” in Beira, and subsequent representation in the High Court of Sofala, Mozambique (acting for the owners and underwriters).
ZAR1.2-BILLIONacquisition by Hengtong Optic-Electric International of Aberdare Cable, the largest electric cable manufacturer in Africa, and its operations in Mozambique, Namibia, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain.
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.
APPOINTMENTof distributors in Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe by a manufacturing company, which required regulatory advice.