Private Equity

MMAKS Advocates has a growing private equity practice. The firm offers comprehensive advice to regional and sector focused private equity funds, strategic acquirers and target companies on all aspects of early stage investments, buy-outs, due diligence, recapitalisations, debt restructuring and exits through IPOs or trade acquisitions.

MMAKS Advocates also negotiates and drafts a variety of documentation including consortium, shareholder, investment and management agreements.

Representative transactions include:

  • Advising Africinvest, a leading regional private equity investor, on its investment in a regional pharmaceutical and fast moving consumer goods distributor with subsidiaries in Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi.
  • Acting for TLG Capital, a London based private equity fund, on its acquisition of 20% stake in Vero Foods Industries, a large producer of agricultural products in Uganda.
  • Advising a Mauritius based private based equity fund on multiple rounds of debt and equity financing totalling USD 20 million for an independent power producer’s thermal generation facility.

For more information on MMAKS Advocates’ private equity expertise, please contact Phillip Karugaba.