Joint Ventures, Mergers & Acquisitions

The M&A transactions are fully managed by the firm and provide clients with one point of contact not withstanding that some transaction may involve other service providers. The firm has acted in complex M&A transactions. The practice also ties up with providing legal due diligence services.

Notable Transactions

  • Advising Kenya Ports Authority, as principal transaction advisors on a complex transaction relating to operations within the port of Mombasa. The transaction value in excess of US$650million.
  • Advising Kenya Ports Authority on the restructuring of Kenya National Shipping Line Limited, a State Corporation.
  • Advising Spanfreight Shipping Services Limited as its principal advisors on the sale of its feeder line and logistics business in the blue Indian Ocean Islands and Kenya. The transaction value in excess of US$25million.
  • Advising and acting as principal advisors for Menengai Oil Industries Limited on the sale of its palm oil business in Kenya through a share acquisition model. The transaction value in excess of US$70million based on both debt and equity.
  • On a disposal of shares transaction, acted for the shareholders of General Cargo Services Limited on sale of shares and business to a non-Kenyan logistics company. Provided the shareholders with transaction advisory services, compliance and regulatory guidance. The transaction value in excess of KShs. 700 million.
  • Advising Petrocity Limited on the first oil terminal in Kenya at Konza city.
  • Principal legal advisors to setting up a private game sanctuary in the north of Maasai Mara, having acted for Multi-Act Conservation on an inward investment into the hospitality industry and conservancy.
  • Principal legal advisors on the re-structuring of the business and shareholding of Kenfreight East Africa Limited in Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and South Sudan.
  • Acted for M-Oriental Bank on share sales allotment of the bank to a foreign entity. Transaction value over US$15million.