Corporate Finance

When corporations find themselves having to contend with funding, investment, and capital structuring decisions, they turn to KN Law LLP. Our aptitude in assisting corporate clients maximise shareholder value through both long and short-term financing transactions, enables us to act for lenders and borrowers alike in bridging, mezzanine and long-term financing transactions.

Our articulacy in corporate finance affords us a broad-spectrum of legal services derived from advising on, structuring, and drafting debt and equity financing documentation. But we go further; we are seasoned drafters of facility agreements, securities such as debentures and guarantees, loan note instruments, commercial paper and bond offer documents, and convertible debt instruments for complex financing undertakings including multi-currency transactions, syndicated loan arrangements and offshore financing.

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Mugambi Nandi

Partner

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Mugambi Maingi

Partner

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Doreen Onwong'a

Partner

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Sheilla Mokaya

Associate

Recent Experience

Advised on the issuance of a USD 15 Million Commercial Paper

We advised Orbit Products Africa Limited in its issue of a USD 15 Million Commercial Paper through a private placement.

Legal Advisors in the issuance of a KES 4 Billion Zero-coupon Equity Linked Bond

We were the legal advisors to Centum Real Estate Limited in its issue of a KES 4 Billion Zero-coupon Equity Linked Bond (with a KES 2 Billion Greenshoe option), and its subsequent listing on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. Our role including assisting with the drafting of the Information Memorandum, Supplemental Memorandum for the listing, Security Trustee arrangements, among others, and obtaining approval of the Capital Markets Authority.

Acted for a borrower in the agri-manufacturing sector in a USD 7.5 Million transaction involving a German Development Finance Institution

Acted for a borrower in the agri-manufacturing sector in a USD 7.5 Million transaction involving a German Development Finance Institution.  Our role included assisting the client to prepare its data room for the lender due diligence, negotiating the facility agreement and security package, undertaking corporate and governance reorganization as required under the conditions precedent, including subordination of shareholder loans, and discharging prior securities granted by the client to other lenders.

Legal Advisors in the issuance of KES 1.8 Billion and KES 2 Billion Commercial Papers

We were the legal advisors to Two Rivers Development Limited in its issues of KES 1.8 Billion and KES 2 Billion Commercial Papers. Our role included conducting legal and tax due diligence, drafting Loan Note Instruments, and accompanying corporate partial guarantee.

Acted in a series of complex Seed Stage and Series A financing transactions valued at tens of millions of dollars

We acted for Twiga Foods Limited in a series of complex Seed Stage and Series A financing transactions valued at tens of millions of dollars which involved both equity and debt investments by several high net worth individuals and funds from several international jurisdictions. Our role included negotiating and drafting term sheets, convertible investment instruments, share subscription agreements, creation of preference shares, and shareholders agreements, among other documents.

Advised in the issuance of a USD 2 Million Commercial Paper through a private placement

We advised EFFCO Solutions Kenya Limited in its issue of a USD 2 Million Commercial Paper through a private placement

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