Corporate

Our Corporate practice has years of experience in structuring, documenting and providing regulatory advice to individuals and businesses requiring guidance through what can be complex transactions, often in heavily regulated sectors. Our recent work involving the capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures, shareholder arrangements, privatisations, corporate insolvency and reorganisations includes:

  • Advised a listed investment and infrastructure company in its USD 36 Million acquisition of a majority equity stake in a large regional mechanical and civil engineering firm;
  • Advised a private equity fund on the Kenyan, Zambian and Tanzanian components of its USD 25 million investment into a consumer finance business;
  • Advised a private equity fund on Kenyan and Ugandan aspects of its USD 22 million investment into a regional retail pharmacy;
  • Advised a private equity fund on its USD 22 million integrated real estate development;
  • Represented the world’s largest brewer on the Kenyan competition aspects of its worldwide merger with a multinational brewing and beverage company;
  • Advised a private equity fund in its acquisition of a controlling interest in a regional insurance group with a transaction value of USD 19 Million;
  • Advised a private equity fund in the sale of its interest in a local insurance group to a multinational insurance company;
  • Advised a private equity fund in its USD 18 million acquisition of a group of schools;
  • Advised a purchaser in the successful settlement of a warranty claim valued at USD 11 Million;
  • Represented the target Kenyan company in the sale of a minority stake to a group listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, with a transaction value of USD 14 Million;
  • Advised the exiting shareholders of local general insurance company in the sale of shares to an insurance group with a transaction value of USD 6 Million;
  • Advised a local agribusiness company on its EUR 5.7 million acquisition by an international company specialising in natural crop care;
  • Advised a local dairy company in the USD 3.5 million acquisition of a minority stake by a Dutch PE fund;
  • Advised a listed company in a legal audit of a target a company including its structure, employees, properties, intellectual property, litigation, statutory compliance, environmental matters, insurances, permits and licences and materials contracts, advice on applicable statutes and proposing regularization measures to ensure compliance by the target company;
  • Advised a local company on a fishing rights joint venture;
  • Represented the buyer in its acquisition of a Romanian electrical contractor;
  • Representing the EPC contractor in its acquisition of a minority stake in a concrete manufacturer;
  • Representing the buyer in its acquisition of a minority stake in a mining concessionaire;
  • Represented the majority shareholders in the sale of their shares in a local beverage company to a private equity fund;
  • Represented the shareholders of a retail pharmacy chain in the sale of a majority stake to a private equity firm;
  • Advised  a global conglomerate and global industrial company on the Kenyan competition aspects of the worldwide acquisition of the conglomerate by the industrial company;
  • Advised the Government of Kenya in the privatization of a leading mobile network operator through an initial public offering on the Nairobi Securities Exchange valued at USD 500 million.

 

For more information on MMAN’s Corporate expertise, please contact Suzanne Muthaura - Partner and Head of Corporate.





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