OUR EXPERIENCE: PAST

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

  • Acted for Centum Investment Company Plc in the disposal of its stake in two beverage-manufacturing companies, in two parallel transactions valued at over nearly USD 200M, involving multiple jurisdictions within the COMESA region.
  • Acted for Centum and the management of GenAfrica Asset Managers Limited in the acquisition and subsequent disposal of a majority stake in GenAfrica, a fund manager licensed to manage pension funds with operations in Kenya and Uganda, a transaction valued at close to Kes 2 Billion.
  • Acted for Centum Investment Plc in the disposal its shareholding in Almasi Beverages Limited and Nairobi Bottlers Limited, a transaction valued at over Kes 16 Billion.
  • Acted for Musoni Microfinance Limited in a multi-tranche Note Issuance Facility of Kes 2 Billion. Subsequently acted for Musoni in its Kes 300M rights issue targeting existing and new investors, and incorporating the partial exit of some of the existing investors.
  • Acted for a borrower in the agri-manufacturing sector in a USD 7.5 Million transaction involving a German Development Finance Institution.
  • Undertook a Legal and Compliance Audit on UAP Old Mutual Holdings Group, a multi-national financial services group comprising long-term and short-term insurance subsidiaries and a micro-finance bank, among others.
  • Acted for the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority in drafting and reviewing of aircraft and engine purchase, finance and lease agreements including wet and dry leases.
  • Advised the African Union (AU) in the capacity of expert advisor on matters relating to environmental law and UN-Habitat on Urban Laws and drafting legislation for a number of African countries.s
  • Legal Advisors in a 140MW geothermal project which included conducting legal due diligence and negotiating various complex project agreements; Steam Supply Agreement, EPC and O & M Contracts as well as the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA).
  • Legal Advisors in the structuring and setting up of a USD 500 Million Private Equity Fund domiciled in Mauritius, for purposes of investing in East Africa.
  • Acted for Twiga Foods Limited in a complex financing transaction valued at USD 10.3 Million which involved both equity and debt investments by several high net worth individuals and funds from several international jurisdictions.
  • Acted for 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.
  • Acted for Centum Investment Plc in its acquisition of a majority stake in Longhorn Publishers Plc. This transaction was a first of its kind in Kenya where a listed company was acquired through a rights issue.
  • Acted for top commercial banks and financial institutions such as Stanbic Bank in the perfection of complex securities valued in excess of Kes1 Billion.
  • Advised on Bilateral and Multilateral Air Services Agreements and regional co-operation arrangements and regional co-operation arrangements in the East African Community and COMESA.