Telecoms

  • 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.