Africa and Emerging Markets experience

The Hunt & Humphry team has an extensive track record in the major economic centres in Africa and other Emerging Markets.

Recent relevant transactions carried out by members of the Hunt & Humphry team include:

  • Sale and purchase/joint venture for large mining development (Nigeria)
  • In excess of 50 fundraisings on the ASX, TSX and London markets including companies with assets in various countries including Brazil, Peru, Chile, South Africa, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Congo, Botswana, Bulgaria, Mongolia and Indonesia
  • Acquisition and restructure of Zambian corporate group (Zambia, Ireland, Isle of Man)
  • Power station operations and maintenance and technical service arrangements (South Africa)
  • Partial listing of a public limited company on Lusaka Stock Exchange (Zambia)
  • Project development in respect of oil & gas exploration group (Philippines)
  • Acquisition of interest in four wind farms/shareholder issues (Cape Verde)
  • Acting for the lenders in relation to acquisition and transfer of shares in port project (Mozambique)
  • Acquisition of Kelvin power station (South Africa)
  • Acquisition of interest in 340MW independent power project development (Ghana)
  • Representing lenders in relation to a port dredging project (Mozambique)
  • Advising developers in relation to US$200m thermal power station (Kenya)
  • Disposal of majority stake in airport operating company (Tanzania)
  • Advising lenders in relation to a solar PV power plant (South Africa)
  • US$105m financing of the Olkaria III geothermal IPP (Kenya)
  • Acting for the sponsor of a 100MW wind power project financing (Tanzania)
  • US$400m project finance of an agri-energy project (sugar, ethanol, power) (Tanzania)
  • Advising the developers of a US$450m combined cycle gas turbine power project (Ghana)
  • Advising foreign governments on commercial arrangements in relation to offshore oil and gas operations with majors (SE Asia)
  • Advising various international oil and gas majors in relation to commercial/regulatory matters (SE Asia)

Hunt & Humphry and leading emerging markets project finance and corporate firm Trinity International LLP have joined forces as a specialised projects team . The team connects projects, transactions, expertise and debt and equity capital in Australia, Europe and Africa/Asia whilst offering on-the-ground legal and corporate/commercial support in London, Perth and Johannesburg. [urllink href=”/practice/africa-and-emerging-markets/”]more+[/urllink]

Key transactions carried out by Trinity include:

  • Advising lenders in relation to US$1.2b Sasol pipeline project (Mozambique/South Africa)
  • Advising lenders to the 300MW Lake Turkana wind farm project (Kenya) (the largest in Africa)
  • Representing Standard Bank of South Africa Limited, in respect of the financing of an oil storage facility (Mozambique)