Brian  Muchiri

Brian Muchiri

Associate

Brian Muchiri is an Associate in our Corporate & Commercial practice. Brian has worked and gained experience in the fields of finance and banking, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, telecommunications and has extensive experience in due diligence and corporate compliance evaluation.

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Brian began his legal career as a Candidate Attorney at Hamilton Harrison & Mathews (now Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews) in 2014 and was appointed as an Associate in 2017. He then joined Anjarwalla & Khanna LLP as an Associate in 2019. Brian joined Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr in April 2021.

Finance

 

  • Acting for the largest African banking group by assets offering a range of banking and related financial services across sub-Saharan Africa, in connection with a financing of a multi-million-dollar facility for the acquisition of a HFO power company in Kenya.
  • Acting for a French-based multilateral lender with respect to its multi-million-dollar facility to a food processing company in Kenya.
  • Acting for two (2) of the largest multilateral lenders in the US and Europe with respect to their multi-million-dollar structured finance transaction with respect to pay-as-you-go solar provider in Kenya
  • Acting for a large Kenyan commercial bank with respect to its US$ 85,000,000.00 facility to a leading sugar manufacturer in Kenya.
  • Advising a Pan-African lender with respect to its US$ 50,000,000.00 convertible loan to a company listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.
  • Acting for a Pan-African lender with respect to its US$ 6,600,000.00 revolving credit facility to a chain of hospitals in Kenya.
  • Advising a Mauritian fund on the provision of a multi-million-dollar inventory facility to a Kenyan agribusiness start-up.
  • Advising the Kenyan branch of a US-based commercial bank with respect to the provision of a multi-million Committed Revolving USD Credit Facility to a large telecommunications company in Kenya.
  • Acting for a top tier Kenyan commercial bank with respect to its US$ 9,000,000.00 facility to a leading sugar manufacturer in Kenya.
  • Acting for the largest commercial bank in Africa by number of customers, in connection with their financing of multi-million million revolving working capital line of credit to payment services provider.
  • Part of the team acting for a Pan-African lender, in connection with its USD 4,000,000 senior secured, revolving credit line and term loan facility to a food processing company in Tanzania.
  • Acting for a Mauritian-based non-bank financial institution with respect to its USD 2.25 million lending transaction to a leading pay-as-you-go energy provider in Kenya.
  • Acting for various lenders generally in relation to the perfection of securities as relates to financing of working capital, asset financing, property acquisitions, collateral management and the subordination of shareholders and/or directors loans.

 

 

Corporate and Commercial

 

  • Advising a consortium of private equity funds on all aspects of its acquisition of an equity interest in a Kenyan Bank and an injection of additional capital to increase the bank’s capital base.
  • Advising a Dubai-based private equity fund with respect to its US 50,000,000.00 acquisition of a chain of hospitals in Kenya.
  • Acting for a US based private equity fund with respect to the acquisition of a controlling interest in a Tier 2 bank in Kenya.
  • Advising a Kenyan property development company on all construction matters with respect to its USD 60,000,000.00 development in Westlands, Nairobi.
  • Acting for one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in India in its acquisition of a 51% stake in a Kenyan pharmaceutical manufacturing company.
  • Acting for a Mauritius-based private equity firm with respect to its acquisition of four (4) private hospitals in Kenya.
  • Acting for a South African private equity firm with respect to its acquisition of the one of the largest asset managers in Kenya
  • Acting for a Norway-based software company with respect to its acquisition of 100% stake in a Kenyan telecommunications company.
  • Acting for a Dutch private equity firm with respect to its acquisition of a minority stake in a dairy processing company in Kenya.
  • Part of the team that acted for administrator with respect to the distressed sale of shares and one of the largest cement manufacturers in East Africa.
  • Assisting in the corporate restructuring of Kenya’s largest bank by assets and market share.
  • Advising the Ministry of Petroleum & Mining and the Directorate of Occupational Health and Safety on the development of health and safety regulations for the upstream, midstream and downstream petroleum sector.

Education 

  • Masters of Laws (LL.M), International Financial Law and Regulation, Strathmore University (ongoing)
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) (Honours), University of Nairobi

Memberships 

  • Law Society of Kenya