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Meshack Mboya advises on mergers and acquisitions  which includes advising private equity funds in their investments and divestments in Kenya and the wider East African region. Meshack’s clients range from the managers of private equity funds to listed entities and multinationals.

He also advises on day-to-day corporate matters such as, capital markets, competition law, corporate restricting and buyouts.

Experience has included advising:

  • As a team member, a leading private equity fund in an asset acquisition brief which entailed sale and purchase of various assets in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda
  • As a team member, an energy-focused venture capital firm in a debt investment in a local wireless internet company that is to be followed by an equity investment once the investee company attains specified equity investment milestones
  • As a team member, an international entity in the creation of a security over the shares of a Kenyan company
  • As a team member, an international entity in an international reorganization that involved transfer of various assets located in Kenya
  • As a team member, a local private equity fund in a divestment
  • As a team member, a private equity fund registered in Luxembourg in a divestment from an entity involved in the high-end private education industry in Kenya

Professional Qualifications

  • Advocate admitted to the High Court of Kenya (2018)
  • Certified Public Secretary (2014)

Education

  • Kenya School of Law, Diploma in Law (2017)
  • University of Cape Town, South Africa, Masters of Law in Commercial Law (as a Mandela Rhodes Scholar) (2017)
  • Kenyatta University, Bachelor of Laws LL.B. (2015)

Prior Experience

  • 2019 to date, Associate, IKM, DLA Piper Africa member firm in Kenya
  • 2018 to 2019, Pupil, IKM, DLA Piper Africa member firm in Kenya
  • 2016, Legal Trainee, Nairobi-based law firm

Memberships

  • Member of the Law Society of Kenya