Corporate M&A

MMAKS Advocates acts as local and lead counsel for international law firms, global multinationals, and private equity investors, regularly advising on a wide variety of transactional M&A matters including acquisition financing, deal structuring, due diligence, regulatory approvals and merger control applications.
The firm has an established reputation as a market leading advisor on major deals in sectors including energy , telecoms, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) and financial services in Tanzania.

Representative transactions include:

  • Acting for Essar Communications Holdings, the telecoms subsidiary of Essar Global, on its acquisition of a strategic interest in Kanyan Telecommunications (U) Limited, the fourth GSM provider in Uganda.
  • Advising on the acquisition of the African business of Zain (Mobile Telecommunications Company K.S.C.) including advising on competition, regulation, and licensing.
  • Acting for a proposed bidder in connection with the disposal by Chevron, the world’s fifth largest global energy company listed on the New York Stock Exchange, on the disposal of its downstream business in six countries in Africa.

For more information on MMAKS Advocates’ corporate and commercial expertise, please contact Apollo Makubuya and Fiona Magona..