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Nafiisah Jeehoo

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Nafiisah-Jeehoo

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Overview

Nafiisah Jeehoo is a senior associate in the Mauritius office of Bowmans where she advises in investment funds, corporate, tax and commercial law matters.

Prior to joining Bowmans Mauritius, she was a member of the financial services and capital markets team of a leading law firm in Mauritius where she was involved mainly in the formation of private equity funds, private equity transactions, securities offerings and listing of entities.

Experience

  • Assisted in the setting up of a fund of target size not exceeding USD 300 million and whose investment objectives is to make investments primarily in companies either based in, or primarily operating in, Egypt.
  • Assisted in the set-up and closings of a USD 600 million fund established under the laws of Mauritius to focus on and invest in opportunities in businesses that provide relevant, affordable and quality financial and healthcare products and services to the emerging consumer.
  • Assisted in the set-up and closings of a USD 200 million fund established under the laws of Mauritius to invest primarily in middle market opportunities in sectors including, but not limited to, consumer goods and services, light manufacturing, agribusiness, financial services, business services and education.
  • Assisted Lion’s Head Global Partners in the set-up of two funds established under the laws of Mauritius structured to execute primarily debt investments in local and hard currencies, in some instances in partnership with local financial institutions and/or other investors.

* experience gained prior to joining Bowmans

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Qualifications

  • She has read law at the University of Mauritius and completed the Bar Professional Training Course at Northumbria University. 
  • Affiliate of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
  • She was called to the Bar of England & Wales in 2014 at the Honourable society of Lincoln’s Inn.

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Overview

Nafiisah Jeehoo is a senior associate in the Mauritius office of Bowmans where she advises in investment funds, corporate, tax and commercial law matters.

Prior to joining Bowmans Mauritius, she was a member of the financial services and capital markets team of a leading law firm in Mauritius where she was involved mainly in the formation of private equity funds, private equity transactions, securities offerings and listing of entities.

Experience

  • Assisted in the setting up of a fund of target size not exceeding USD 300 million and whose investment objectives is to make investments primarily in companies either based in, or primarily operating in, Egypt.
  • Assisted in the set-up and closings of a USD 600 million fund established under the laws of Mauritius to focus on and invest in opportunities in businesses that provide relevant, affordable and quality financial and healthcare products and services to the emerging consumer.
  • Assisted in the set-up and closings of a USD 200 million fund established under the laws of Mauritius to invest primarily in middle market opportunities in sectors including, but not limited to, consumer goods and services, light manufacturing, agribusiness, financial services, business services and education.
  • Assisted Lion’s Head Global Partners in the set-up of two funds established under the laws of Mauritius structured to execute primarily debt investments in local and hard currencies, in some instances in partnership with local financial institutions and/or other investors.

* experience gained prior to joining Bowmans

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