Cellulant Corporation’s series C equity capital raising

DLA Piper Africa has advised leading pan-African fintech service provider, Cellulant Corporation, on its series C equity capital raising from The Rise Fund (TPG’s global impact investment fund), Endeavour Catalyst and Satya Capital. The company’s existing investors include Velocity Capital Private Equity, Progression Capital Africa and TBL Mirror Fund. The transaction is subject to various […]

GuarantCo Ltd.’s $74 million re-guarantee facility to the guarantors of a number of financial institutions who provide loans to small and medium sized enterprises in Africa

Eversheds Sutherland has advised GuarantCo Ltd. on the provision of a re-guarantee facility, worth up to $74 million, to the guarantors of a number of financial institutions who provide loans to small and medium sized enterprises in Africa. The facility, provided to the African Guarantee Fund for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises and the African […]

Figeac Aéro’s €38 Million Financing of expansion in Morocco and Tunisia

Clifford Chance et Meziou Knani & Khlif ont conseillé dans le cadre de l’opération Banque Européenne pour la Reconstruction et le Développement (BERD) a finalisé son financement de 38 millions d’Euros à la société Figeac Aéro, constructeur aéronautique français en forte croissance, pour l’extension de ses installations de production au Maroc et en Tunisie. Figeac […]

ECL Finance Limited’s $75 Million Masala Bonds Offering on the Mauritius Stock Exchange

Appleby Mauritius advised ECL Finance Limited, a Mumbai-based financial services company, in its offer, by way of private placement to targeted investors, of INR denominated USD settled notes (also commonly known as masala bonds) aggregating to INR 5.02 billion (US$75 million equivalent in INR). The Appleby team was led by Partner, Malcolm Moller (Picture) and […]

IHS Netherlands Holdco B.V.’s $800 Million eurobond offering

Aluko & Oyebode acted as Nigerian Legal Counsel to the Joint Lead Managers, Citibank Global Markets Limited, Goldman Sachs International and Standard Chartered Bank in connection with the US$800 Million eurobond issuance by IHS Netherlands Holdco B.V., the holding company of IHS Nigeria Limited, which is the largest mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Africa. The […]

MakeMyTrip Limited’s creation of one of the leading travel groups in India

Appleby is advising NASDAQ listed MakeMyTrip Limited in connection with the transaction that will combine MakeMyTrip Limited & Ibibo Group under MMYT. The combination brings together a number of leading consumer travel brands, including MakeMyTrip, goibibo, redBus, Ryde and Rightstay, creating one of the leading travel groups in India, that provides a one-stop shop for […]

Access Bank Plc’s $300 Million Eurobond Offering

Aluko & Oyebode acted as Nigerian counsel to Access Bank Plc (“the Bank”) on its recent US$300 Million Eurobond issuance under the Bank’s US$1,000,000,000.00 Global Medium Term Note Programme. Access Bank Nigeria Plc provides commercial banking services. The bank, led by Mosunmola Belo-Olusoga, Herbert Onyewumbu Wigwe, Obinna David Nwosu, Roosevelt Michael Ogbonna and Elias Igbinakenzua […]

Compagnie Agricole de Saint-Louis secures $31.4 Million Funding

Geni & Kebe advises Compagnie Agricole De Saint Louis on €31.4 Million Rice Production Project Recognising the potential of Senegal’s agricultural industry, the African Development Bank and the European Investment Bank have funded a €31. 4million project to the Compagnie Agricole de Saint-Louis for rice production in Senegal. GENI & KEBE advised Compagnie Agricole de […]

Greenko Investment Company’s $500 Million Senior Notes Offering

Appleby advised The Bank of New York Mellon as Trustee, Notes Collateral Agent and Common Collateral Agent in connection with the Greenko Energy Holdings and Greenko Investment Company offering of USD500 million senior notes due 2023 by Greenko Investment Company The offering marked India’s first high yield green bond issuance and addressed the financing needs […]