Investec Bank Limited’s $70 million credit facility to a Mauritian based African focused fund-of-funds manager

Conyers Dill & Pearman provided Mauritius legal advice to Investec Bank Limited, a specialist bank and asset manager, in connection with its US$70 million credit facility to a Mauritian based African focused fund-of-funds manager. Investec Bank Limited operates as a specialist bank in Southern Africa. The company, led by Richard John Wainwright, Glynn R. Burger, […]

HT Global IT Solutions Holdings Limited’s $300 million senior notes offering

Appleby advised Deutsche Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, ING, and UBS as initial purchasers on the US$300 million 7% senior notes offering by HT Global IT Solutions Holdings Limited (HT Global). The notes will be listed on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited. HT Global is a holding company incorporated in Mauritius by Baring Private Equity […]

8 Miles LLP, West Africa-focused African Capital Alliance Limited and DEG’s $80 Million equity investment in Beloxxi Industries Limited

Aluko & Oyebode acted as Nigerian counsel to a consortium consisting of Sub-Saharan Africa-focused 8 Miles LLP, West Africa-focused African Capital Alliance Limited and DEG, the German development finance institution in relation to its US$80 Million equity investment in Beloxxi Industries Limited, a biscuit manufacturing company in Nigeria. 8 Miles LLP is a private equity […]

The Japanese International Cooperation Agency’s Cap Verde, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania and Senegal Legal Services Panel

GENI & KEBE to provide ongoing legal support to JICA Japan International Cooperation Agency is a government institution that promotes international cooperation as well as the sound development of Japanese and global economy by supporting the socioeconomic development, recovery and economic stability of developing regions. The Agency, led by Shinichi Kitaoka, Hideaki Domichi, Kiyoshi Kodera, […]

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 […]