Our Experience

Our team members are currently or have in the past been involved in the following corporate transactions and other assignments, in different capacities:

  • Legal advisors to Two Rivers Development Limited in its KES 2 Billion debt raise through Guaranteed Loan Notes.
  • Legal advisors to Centum Investment Company Plc in its acquisition of a majority stake in Longhorn Publishers Plc, the first transaction of its kind in Kenya, involving the acquisition of a listed company through a rights issue.
  • In-house counsel for Stanbic Bank Kenya Limited during the merger with CfC Bank Limited valued at over KES 5 Billion, and the subsequent de-merger of the banking and insurance businesses of CfC Stanbic Holdings Limited.
  • In-house counsel for CfC Stanbic Bank Limited in a USD 10 Million Line of Credit from International Finance Corporation.
  • Acted for the borrower in the agri-manufacturing sector in Kenya in a USD 7.5 Million transaction involving a German Development Finance Institution
  • Legal advisor in a project for the establishment of a Sovereign Wealth Fund by an Eastern African country
  • Involved as legal advisor for the Initial Public Offer by Mumias Sugar Company Limited and the first rights issue by Uchumi Supermarkets Limited; and
  • Acted for the Independent Electoral and Boundary Commission in the Supreme Court case relating to the 2013 Presidential elections
  • Legal advisor to Centum Investment Company Plc in the disposal of its stake in KWA Holdings E. A. Limited to Distell of South Africa, in a multi-jurisdictional transaction.
  • Conducted legal due diligence and acted as a transaction advisor (including negotiating the Steam Supply Agreement, EPC & O&M Contracts, and the PPA) for an investment in a 140MW geothermal project in Kenya.
  • Legal advisor in the acquisition of a controlling stake in Genesis Investment Management Limited (now GenAfrica), an asset management company in the retirement benefits sector, by Centum Investment Company Plc, in a transaction valued at over KES 1 Billion.
  • Legal advisors to Centum Investment Company Limited in a multi-million dollar private placement transaction in relation to its investment in the 1,000MW Lamu Coal Power Project;
  • Standardization of securities documentation for a leading player in the asset finance sector;
  • Advised a large financial services intermediary in Kenya on the regulatory and legislative universe that applies to it, and developed a compliance matrix for it;
  • Oversight over the privatization of several Government-owned entities in the financial services sector, energy sector and the alcoholic beverages sector in the capacity of Chairman of the relevant privatization steering committees.
  • Acted for the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority in defending claims in the constitutional court judicial review court on matters relating to the exercise of its mandate