White & Case Named “African Capital Markets Legal Adviser of the Year”

Global law firm White & Case LLP has been named “Capital Markets Legal Adviser of the Year” and also honored in 10 other categories, at the Bonds & Loans Africa Awards for 2021 and 2022, which will be presented at a ceremony combined 2021-2022 on March 9 in Cape Town.

“This recognition by the Bonds & Loans Africa Awards only confirms the continued and growing leadership of White & Case in Africa,” said Mukund Dhar, Chairman of White & Case Africa Interest Group. “Clients turn to White & Case for their toughest transactions.”

In addition to being named “Capital Markets Legal Adviser of the Year”, White & Case was honored for its work advising on the following transactions selected as “Deals of the Year” in Africa for 2021 and 2022:

International Sovereign, Supra and Agency Bond Deal of the Year 2022
Republic of Ghana US$3.25 Billion Four Tranche Bond

International Bond Deal of the Year 2022
BIDVEST US$800 million bond

International Bank/FI Bond Deal of the Year 2022
Access Bank $500 million bond

International Syndicated Loan Deal of the Year 2022
Bank of Industry US$1 billion syndicated term loan facility

International Sovereign, Supra and Agency Bond Deal of the Year 2021
Africa Finance Corporation $700 million bond

International Bank/FI Bond Deal of the Year 2021
First Bank of Nigeria $350 million bond

Bank/FI bond transaction in local currency of the year 2021
Nedbank Group ZAR 2 Billion SDG Bond

Structured Lending Deal of the Year 2021
USD 14.9 billion loan from Mozambique LNG backed by ECA

International ESG and Sustainable Finance Operation of the Year 2021
African Development Bank $3.1 Billion Social Bond

Local Currency ESG and Sustainable Finance Operation of the Year 2021
Nedbank Group ZAR 2 Billion SDG-Linked Private Placement

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