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Elvis Wakaba

Associate | Nairobi

Elvis-Wakaba

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T: +254 20 503 1600

Overview

Elvis is an associate in our Banking & Finance and Real Estate Practice of our Nairobi Office. Elvis specialises in banking and finance transactions, real estate, financial services regulation including banking and payment services and fintech.

Experience

  • Kenya Commercial Bank- part of a team that advised a leading Kenyan Bank on facilities to an oil marketer for a tune of USD 110 million.
  • Confidential client- part of a team that advised on the restructure of a debt of a leading real estate company in Kenya. The transaction was worth USD 100 million.
  • NCBA Bank Kenya PLC- Elvis is part of a team that is acting for the Bank in financing of up to KES 1.5 billion to a leading Kenyan company.
  • Norfund and Proparco- part of a team that is acting for Norfund and Proparco in the proposed USD 25 million facility to certain Kenyan companies.
  • Coӧperatieve Rabobank U.A – part of a team that acted for the bank in connection with the EUR 15 million term loan and revolving credit facilities to Africa Blooms Limited, Bloom Valley Limited, Sojanmi Springfields Limited and Xpressions Flora Limited.
  • The Standard Bank of South Africa & Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited – part of a team that advised on the refinancing of a leading power generator in Kenya.
  • Several fintech clients- Elvis has worked with other team members in advising several fintech clients on the emerging payment system services law, the impact on their business and how to ensure compliance.
  • Confidential client- part of a team that is acting for a certain purchaser in the purchase of land. The transaction value is worth over USD 6 million.

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from Jomo Kenyatta University, Karen Campus.
  • Post Graduate Diploma from the Kenya School of Law.

INSIGHTS

Overview

Elvis is an associate in our Banking & Finance and Real Estate Practice of our Nairobi Office. Elvis specialises in banking and finance transactions, real estate, financial services regulation including banking and payment services and fintech.

Experience

  • Kenya Commercial Bank- part of a team that advised a leading Kenyan Bank on facilities to an oil marketer for a tune of USD 110 million.
  • Confidential client- part of a team that advised on the restructure of a debt of a leading real estate company in Kenya. The transaction was worth USD 100 million.
  • NCBA Bank Kenya PLC- Elvis is part of a team that is acting for the Bank in financing of up to KES 1.5 billion to a leading Kenyan company.
  • Norfund and Proparco- part of a team that is acting for Norfund and Proparco in the proposed USD 25 million facility to certain Kenyan companies.
  • Coӧperatieve Rabobank U.A – part of a team that acted for the bank in connection with the EUR 15 million term loan and revolving credit facilities to Africa Blooms Limited, Bloom Valley Limited, Sojanmi Springfields Limited and Xpressions Flora Limited.
  • The Standard Bank of South Africa & Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited – part of a team that advised on the refinancing of a leading power generator in Kenya.
  • Several fintech clients- Elvis has worked with other team members in advising several fintech clients on the emerging payment system services law, the impact on their business and how to ensure compliance.
  • Confidential client- part of a team that is acting for a certain purchaser in the purchase of land. The transaction value is worth over USD 6 million.

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