Our finance and projects lawyers in Rwanda advise on all aspects of financing, across sectors and financial products.
We share knowledge and skills in deals involving, for example, lending and borrowing, debt securities, funds, and fintech solutions, as well as energy, infrastructure, transport matters and other projects.
With one of the best teams of dedicated finance and projects lawyers in Rwanda, we help our clients to realize and develop their financial strategies and projects in Rwanda.
Our agricultural finance lawyers have represented several financial institutions and cooperatives in Rwanda in structuring complex agribusiness financial transactions.
We have deep industry knowledge of the intricacies in lending, securing collateral and restructuring transactions in the agricultural context.
Our lawyers in Rwanda have experience advising in regards to asset based lending and receivables financing.
We advise banks, finance houses, sponsors and corporates on a range of finance transactions, including asset-based lending, receivables financing, among others.
Our lawyers in Rwanda have experience in advising on a wide variety of asset and structured finance projects including the procurement, financing and leasing of aircrafts, commercial and residential real estate.
Our client base includes banks and arrangers, major airlines, lessors and manufacturers of a variety of assets.
Our debt capital markets lawyers advise on complex, innovative and high-profile transactions in Rwanda and beyond.
We advise selling shareholders, sponsors, arrangers, and lead managers on a broad range of capital markets offerings, including equity, equity-linked and debt securities, structured and project financings and securitizations.
Our lawyers regularly advise senior lenders, mezzanine lenders, equity investors, investment funds and companies on all aspects of syndicated and bilateral debt financing, including all aspects of the financing of public and private company acquisitions, and other institutional buyouts in Rwanda.
Our financial services regulatory lawyers in Rwanda advise financial institutions of all sizes as well as national and foreign companies that offer financial products.
We advise clients on a wide-range of issues, from regulatory issues affecting the viability of the institution, permissibility of activities and investments, to anti-money laundering compliance, restructuring of boards and senior executive responsibilities, examination criticisms and regulatory investigations and enforcement actions, among others.
Our structured finance and securitization lawyers deliver integrated advice and support across a range of transactions in Rwanda.
We have substantial experience in securitization of esoteric assets such as renewable energy and energy efficiency assets, tobacco fees, small business loans, IP and aircraft, and whole business securitizations and project finance securitizations.
Our structured trade and commodity finance lawyers combine a comprehensive knowledge of the law with a pragmatic approach to the commercial realities of structured trade finance in Rwanda and beyond.
We are adept at structuring transactions to mitigate risk in challenging markets, whatever commodities or technologies are involved, and are experienced in providing tailored solutions and cutting-edge security packages designed for our clients’ specific commercial needs.
Our lawyers in Rwanda have experience in the infrastructure market and act for both sponsors and lenders in a wide range of limited recourse financing transactions.
We have broad experience of PPP transactions and thorough knowledge of several market sectors, including power, transport, oil, gas, commodities and water.
Our oil and gas lawyers have been engaged in every aspect of the industry in Rwanda and beyond.
We have advised international companies, governments, sponsors and lenders on a broad range of matters including acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, financings, sale and supply arrangements, trading, transportation, among others.
Our lawyers in Rwanda advise on the purchase and sale of existing power assets, as well as on the siting, development, permitting and financing of power projects.
We act for governments, sponsors and lenders across a range of matters, from the development, construction and financing of power projects to issues related to transmission and distribution networks.
Our lawyers in Rwanda have experience regarding the PPP sector, delivering sound and innovative solutions to clients on all aspects of projects, from their procurement and financing, including secondary market acquisitions and subsequent refinancing, through variations and operational issues.
We advise on every legal aspect from procurement strategy, tax structuring, contractual documentation and risk allocation to finance structuring.
Our lawyers in Rwanda advise public sector bodies procuring major infrastructure projects on every legal aspect from developing the procurement strategy, producing and negotiating contractual documentation, tax structuring, forms of delivery, and risk allocation between the public and private sector.
Many procuring authorities are facing pressure currently to vary signed PPP contracts to reduce expenditure and we have extensive experience in advising in respect of operational projects across all sectors.
Our lawyers in Rwanda have experience in the renewable energy market, advising sponsors, developers, financiers and regulatory bodies, among others, on transactions across the spectrum of renewable energy technologies, such as hydro and solar.
We have hands-on, practical experience of delivering each stage of a project, including planning, permitting, joint ventures and other corporate matters, structuring equity investment, developing project documents (such as PPAs, EPC and O&M arrangements), project finance and M&A.
Our social infrastructure lawyers in Rwanda advise both the private and public sector on high-profile social infrastructure projects including sponsors, contractors, funders, central and local government.
As well as advising on the procurement and negotiation of projects, our work frequently sees us providing advice and support to our clients post-close during the construction and operational phases.
Our lawyers in Rwanda advise clients in the transportation sector on transactions across many legal disciplines.
We provide legal services to support clients in industries including aviation, road, as well as acting on behalf of funders, vehicle suppliers and operators.
In addition to project development and finance, our lawyers advise in water-related mergers and acquisitions, project bids, procurement, sovereign immunity, contracting authority, environmental and other regulatory matters, commercial agreements, intellectual property and dispute resolution.
We act for sponsors, lenders, developers, contractors, and operators on all aspects of the water and waste industries, in Rwanda and beyond.
Experience has included advising:
- A regional bank and two other local banks regarding a multi-million dollar financing of a 4 star hotel in Kigali.
- Several international financial institutions regarding multi-million dollar mergers and/or acquisitions relating to several Rwandan banks and insurance companies.
- Several lenders regarding the financing of the new Bugesera International Airport in Rwanda.