Mobile Company Acquisition (Nigeria):Advising Vodacom in respect of its proposed acquisition of a large mobile telecommunications company in Nigeria, involving substantial due diligence of existing documentation and the regulatory regime, as well as providing recommendations to senior management
Telecoms refinancing (Zambia):Advising Standard Chartered Bank, Citibank, Barclays, ABSA and Stanbic Bank on a telecoms financing in Zambia
Telecoms financing (Chad):Advising the joint multilateral and private sector lenders on the financing of a telecommunications network in Chad, including drafting and negotiating loan, security and intercreditor documentation
Telecoms financing (Zambia):Advising Standard Bank, IFC and DEG on a telecoms financing in Zambia
Telecoms establishment (South Africa):Representing a major telephone operator in the establishment of its operations in South Africa
Telecoms financing (Pan-Africa):Advising various DFI lenders on cellular telecoms projects in Uganda, Kenya, Malawi and Ghana
Ghana Telecom (Ghana):Acting for Ghana Telecom in relation to certain corporate finance facilities
Telecoms establishment (Tanzania):Representing a consortium establishing an alternative fixed link telephone system in Zanzibar
US$65,000,000 cross-border financing (Tanzania):Representing an international syndicate of lenders (including Standard Bank, FMO and DEG) in connection with a $65,000,000 cross-border financing for Vodacom, a mobile telephone operator in Tanzania. Project Finance Magazine selected this transaction for the "African Telecoms Deal of Year 2002" award
Telecom business merger (Somaliland):
Advising on the merger of SO! Ltd with Somtel group companies and the sale of interest in Somcable SAS.
Telecoms Operation Solutions (Nigeria):
Advising in relation to the provision of power solutions to a telecoms tower business in Nigeria.