Capital Markets - Africa Legal Network

Africa’s capital markets represent a growing pool of liquidity and access to capital for local and foreign companies

ALN member firms have advised private equity funds, and telecoms, financial services, insurance, agribusiness, mining, and energy companies on capital raising transactions in domestic and international debt and equity markets.

The firms address complex regulatory regimes governing listed company mergers and takeovers, regional and international cross-listings, rights offers, stock exchange de-listings, and private placements.  Our members have also advised extensively on structuring medium term note programmes, derivatives regulation and sovereign debt issues.

ALN lawyers offer technical expertise and a wealth of experience in:

  • Structuring and drafting legal documentation for fund formation and offshore investment
  • Advising on changes in law including listing regulations, investment regulations and tax considerations and their strategic impact on capital raising and expansion strategies
  • Advising on all aspects of Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) on domestic and regional main and alternative market segments
  • Conducting due diligence and drafting prospectuses and information memoranda
  • Coordinating advice on cross border listing requirements on regional and international stock exchanges
  • Acting for acquirers and financiers  on debt acquisition financing
  • Advising corporates in an array of sectors on medium term note programmes and structured finance activity
  • Advising listed companies on all aspects of rights issues

For more information on our services and a list of representative capital markets transactions relevant to your needs, please contact alninfo@africalegalnetwork.com