Private Equity


A.B. Patel & Patel advises and acts for 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.



Notable Transactions


  • Advising Global Partnership Inc. a USA based Private Equity Fund on a number of investment projects relating to participation by the Fund in Kenyan entities. The transaction values ranging from US$3million to US$10million.
  • Advising and preparing commercial and loan documents for Ceniarth LLC, a UK based Private Equity Fund on investments into Kenyan entities. The transaction values ranging from US$1million to US$3million.
  • Advising responsAbility Energy Access Fund S.A, Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Bonds S.A and Symbiotics SICAV (Lux.) being international Private Equity Funds, on (from Kenyan Law prospective) syndicated loan agreements and security documents on a loan facility involving securitisation by a Kenyan company for a borrowing by an affiliate of the Kenyan entity based in USA. The documentation was negotiated across several countries, USA, Hong Kong, India and Kenya. The transaction value in excess of US$85Million.