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Debt Finance

Our experienced debt finance lawyers advise Africa-based and multinational parties on all aspects of financing public and private company acquisitions, MBOs, MBIs and other institutional buyouts. 

Working across the region, cross-border and globally, our lawyers help senior lenders, mezzanine lenders, equity investors, investment funds and companies on all aspects of syndicated and bilateral debt financing to achieve their goals. 

Local insights, global outlook: our teams in 20 African countries understand the specific political, financial, regulatory and economic issues. You also have access to the global resources of an Africa team with more than 200 lawyers in key financial centers including Johannesburg, Casablanca, London, New York, Paris, Dubai, Perth, Hong Kong and Beijing. 

We also provide advice and assistance on distressed credit issues, collaborating closely with our restructuring group to identify appropriate and advise on solutions. 

Key capabilities include: 

  • working for funders and investors in debt finance markets
  • advising on products in which the offering combines any senior, mezzanine, unitranche, subordinated, high-yield or equity funding 

Please contact us to discuss how we can help you to achieve your objectives.