The firm has acted in a number of Mergers & Acquisition transactions not only as lead advisors but also as part of a team. The commercial practice provides comprehensive legal advise to shareholders in setting up of Management shares & drafting of shareholders agreements.
Every large Kenyan and cross-border commercial transaction, merger or acquisition transaction require to comply with competition and anti-trust regulations. Applicable regulations being The Competition Act of Kenya & The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), we have in major transactions where regulations are applicable, guided clients in making applications, advising on regulatory compliance and where relevant obtain advisory opinions for the authority.
A.B. Patel & Patel advises a number private equity funds on inward investment into Kenya. Every fund has its investment criteria and at A.B. Patel & Patel, we are able to innovate and provide solutions that suit every investment criteria.
Generally, the funds require due diligence to be undertaken and obtain regulatory approvals. Such and all ancillary support is provided by the firm.
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