Seychelles Government makes a commitment to enhance marine conservation and climate adaptation in the first of its kind debt-swap deal agreed between the Government of Seychelles and its Paris Club creditors.

Appleby, Ropes & Gray LLP and Clifford Chance have advised on the deal The debt, to be bought back by Seychelles from the Paris Club at a discount-to-face-value under the terms of an unprecedented agreement, will be converted into new Government of Seychelles debt to be issued to the newly created Seychelles Conservation and Climate […]

Africa Finance Corporation invests $140 Million in Gabon Special Economic Zone

Orrick advised Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), a pan-African multilateral financial institution focused on infrastructure investment in Africa, in its $140 million investment in Gabon Special Economic Zone SA (GSEZ). ?Orrick advised Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), a pan-African multilateral financial institution focused on infrastructure investment in Africa, in its $140 million investment in Gabon Special Economic […]

The International Finance Corporation invests $20 Million in Agrivision Africa

Conyers Dill & Pearman advised The International Finance Corporation (IFC) on their US$20 million equity investment in Agrivision Africa, a company that specializes in large scale commercial farming of wheat, soya beans and maize. International Finance Corporation is a private equity and venture capital arm of World Bank specializing in both direct and fund investments. […]

Botswana Power Corporation on the refurbishment and rehabilitation of the 132MW coal-fired power station at Morupule near Palapye, Botswana

Norton Rose Fulbright has advised the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) on the evaluation of tenders and negotiation of the contract terms for the refurbishment and rehabilitation of the 132MW coal-fired power station known as Morupule A at Morupule near Palapye, Botswana. The contract was entered into by BPC and Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co […]

Tobene Power’s Infrastructure Project Secures Financing

Conyers Dill & Pearman advised Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement, Citibank N.A., London branch, and The International Finance Corporation in connection with the financing of Tobene Power’s infrastructure project in Senegal. Tobene Power SA, a subsidiary of Melec PowerGen Inc, is developing, building and will be operating a 90 Megawatt heavy fuel power plant in […]

International Finance Corporation invests in Ciel Healthcare Limited

Conyers Dill & Pearman advised International Finance Corporation (IFC) and a prominent European DFI on their investment in Ciel Healthcare Limited (“CHL”), a company that manages secondary and tertiary healthcare delivery providers across sub-Saharan Africa. Ciel Healthcare Limited (“CHL”) is a Mauritian registered company that invests in, and manages, secondary and tertiary healthcare delivery providers […]