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Peter Kamero

Senior Associate | Nairobi

Peter-Kamero

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T: +254 20 503 1600

Overview

Peter’s practice mainly focuses on mergers and acquisitions, competition law, corporate and commercial law, and private equity transactions.

His recent experience includes advising on business and asset transfers, acquisitions, investments and takeovers.

Experience

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Acted for Braeburn in the acquisition of the business and assets of Hillcrest Schools.
  • Acted for Pharo Foundation in the acquisition of the business and assets of Tender Care Junior Academy.
  • Acted for Christ is the Answer Ministries on the acquisition of Aardwolf International Holding Ltd, a BVI registered company with a significant land asset in Kenya.
  • Advised AIK Africa Limited on the acquisition of the majority shares held in Teleport Communications Limited, a company regulated by the Communications Authority of Kenya.
  • Acted for MTZ Holdings Ltd in the acquisition of NBP Holdings Ltd.
  • Advising Actis on its proposed sale of Nairobi Java House Limited.
  • Acting on behalf of Amethis Africa Finance Limited in relation to the transfer of shares in Ramco Plexus Ltd.
  • Acted for Pitch Holdings Ltd in the acquisition of 17.5% of the issued shares in KwolFlow EPZ. 
  • Acting for Geminia Insurance Company Limited in connection with its proposed acquisition by Wafa Assurance.
  • Part of the team acting for NBP in the joint venture to develop a hospital under the World Trade Centre brand at Nairobi Business Park.
  • Conducting vendor due diligence on Guala Closures East Africa Ltd.
  • Acting for BigCold Africa Holdings LLC (BlackIvy Group) in relation to BigCold’s proposed minority equity investment in Cinch Markets, Inc.
  • Advised Tana Africa Capital on the acquisition of 30% of the African Protein Holdings Ltd, a Mauritian holding company that controls Quality Meat Packers and Anirita Poultry Farm, leading meat processors in East Africa.

Employment law

  • Reviewing the employment contracts of ENI S.p.A. and conforming them to local employment law requirements;
  • Advised ENI S.p.A. on an employer’s regulatory obligations in relation to employees working on a shift basis;
  • Advised ENI S.p.A. on its obligations in relation to the Institute of Human Resource Management (Kenya);
  • Reviewing ENI Kenya BV’s employment handbook and conforming them to local employment law requirements;
  • Advised Delamere Estates Ltd on the employment aspects its operations at Manera farm;
  • Reviewed employment handbooks and providing employment advice to Borouge LLC;
  • Provided employment advice to LeapFrog Group Investments Ltd.

Awards

  • Chambers and Partners has recognised Peter as an Associate to Watch for five consecutive years (2018 to 2022).

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Qualifications

  • LLM, University of Turin, Italy
  • LLB, University of Nairobi.

INSIGHTS

Overview

Peter’s practice mainly focuses on mergers and acquisitions, competition law, corporate and commercial law, and private equity transactions.

His recent experience includes advising on business and asset transfers, acquisitions, investments and takeovers.

Experience

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Acted for Braeburn in the acquisition of the business and assets of Hillcrest Schools.
  • Acted for Pharo Foundation in the acquisition of the business and assets of Tender Care Junior Academy.
  • Acted for Christ is the Answer Ministries on the acquisition of Aardwolf International Holding Ltd, a BVI registered company with a significant land asset in Kenya.
  • Advised AIK Africa Limited on the acquisition of the majority shares held in Teleport Communications Limited, a company regulated by the Communications Authority of Kenya.
  • Acted for MTZ Holdings Ltd in the acquisition of NBP Holdings Ltd.
  • Advising Actis on its proposed sale of Nairobi Java House Limited.
  • Acting on behalf of Amethis Africa Finance Limited in relation to the transfer of shares in Ramco Plexus Ltd.
  • Acted for Pitch Holdings Ltd in the acquisition of 17.5% of the issued shares in KwolFlow EPZ. 
  • Acting for Geminia Insurance Company Limited in connection with its proposed acquisition by Wafa Assurance.
  • Part of the team acting for NBP in the joint venture to develop a hospital under the World Trade Centre brand at Nairobi Business Park.
  • Conducting vendor due diligence on Guala Closures East Africa Ltd.
  • Acting for BigCold Africa Holdings LLC (BlackIvy Group) in relation to BigCold’s proposed minority equity investment in Cinch Markets, Inc.
  • Advised Tana Africa Capital on the acquisition of 30% of the African Protein Holdings Ltd, a Mauritian holding company that controls Quality Meat Packers and Anirita Poultry Farm, leading meat processors in East Africa.

Employment law

  • Reviewing the employment contracts of ENI S.p.A. and conforming them to local employment law requirements;
  • Advised ENI S.p.A. on an employer’s regulatory obligations in relation to employees working on a shift basis;
  • Advised ENI S.p.A. on its obligations in relation to the Institute of Human Resource Management (Kenya);
  • Reviewing ENI Kenya BV’s employment handbook and conforming them to local employment law requirements;
  • Advised Delamere Estates Ltd on the employment aspects its operations at Manera farm;
  • Reviewed employment handbooks and providing employment advice to Borouge LLC;
  • Provided employment advice to LeapFrog Group Investments Ltd.

Awards

  • Chambers and Partners has recognised Peter as an Associate to Watch for five consecutive years (2018 to 2022).

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