Banking & Finance

ATZ Law Chambers has a proven track record in structuring innovative and commercially sound transactions for borrowers and lenders.

The team acts as local and lead counsel to domestic, regional and international banks, private equity funds, and development finance institutions.

The firm adopts a practical and commercially vigilant approach to negotiating, structuring, drafting and enforcing credit arrangements and syndicated loan facilities.  In addition to performing due diligence on borrowers and guarantors, the firm also has extensive experience in drafting and enforcing securities.

ATZ Law’s team has represented a variety of lenders and borrowers on commodity and trade financing transactions.

Representative transactions include:

  • Acting for Kenya Commercial Bank, KCB Tanzania and I&M Bank on a USD38 million syndicated project finance facility for Lake Cement Tanzania Limited.
  • Acting for First Rand Bank and Citibank Tanzania in a USD60 million commodities financing transaction with risk participation arrangements for leading consumer goods company.
  • Acting for PROPARCO in connection with a USD6 million subordinated (Tier II capital) facility to BOA Bank (Tanzania) Limited.
  • Acting for International Finance Corporation in connection with a corporate finance facility for Braeburn Schools Tanzania Limited.

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