Corporate | Commercial | Private Equity

Trinity’s corporate, commercial and private equity practice is a key area of focus, whether as part of our finance practice or on a stand-alone basis.  Trinity provides a wide range of corporate and commercial advice to its clients, including:

  • – corporate support on project and corporate finance transactions (shareholder and investment  agreements)
    – advising on all corporate aspects of project development (JDAs, strategic alliances, structuring)
    – asset, share and company disposals and acquisitions
  • – buy-outs, growth and development capital transactions
  • – corporate restructuring and reorganisations
  • – fund formation and fund investment
  • – corporate structuring and formation
  • – privatisations

Our focus and knowledge of emerging markets give us an insight into the challenges of successfully doing business these regions, setting our corporate team apart from others. This enables us to identify and provide bespoke and workable solutions to issues which are often unique to that market. This experience has allowed us to develop a comprehensive and practical understanding of the key political, economic, regulatory and legal issues of doing business in a multitude of markets to support our clients in the successful development of their business.

Relevant transactions include:
– acting for Amaya Capital in relation to Actis’ acquisition of an interest in Azura Power, Nigeria
– advising a private equity fund on its acquisition of a hospital and healthcare business, Uganda
– advising HSBC Principal Investments on its investment in an African sustainable forestry business, Uganda
– advising Macquarie in relation to its sale of an interest in an airport, Tanzania
– acting for a pan-African power developer in relation to a $100m fundraising
– providing all corporate advice in relation to the $500m Amandi gas IPP, Ghana
– acting on the acquisition, and then corporate aspects of the 350MW $900m Cenpower IPP, Ghana
– representing management on the management buy-out of CEC in Zambia (PF magazine’s “Africa Deal of the Year”)
– advising an ASX listed gold miner in relation to an acquisition in Niger


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