White & Case Named 2023 Africa “Debt Capital Markets Legal Adviser of the Year”

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Global law firm White & Case LLP has been named "Debt Capital Markets Legal Adviser of the Year" for the third consecutive year at the Bonds, Loans & ESG Capital Markets Africa Awards 2023.

"White & Case continued to lead the market in advising our clients on some of the largest transactions in Africa," said Mukund Dhar, White & Case Africa Interest Group chair.

In addition to being named "Debt Capital Markets Legal Adviser of the Year," the Firm was honored for its work advising on the following transactions that won 2023 "Deal of the Year":

Sovereign Bond Deal of the Year
The Republic of South Africa's US$3 billion senior unsecured bond

Sovereign Liability Management Deal of the Year
Ministry of Finance, Republic of Angola's US$1.75 billion senior unsecured bond and tender offer

Agency Bond Deal of the Year
Bank of Industry's €750 million 144a/RegS senior unsecured guaranteed participation notes

Corporate Bond Deal of the Year
Axian Telecom's US$420 million 144a/RegS senior unsecured bond

Syndicated Loan Deal of the Year
Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Limited's €1.26 billion six-tranche senior unsecured syndicated loan

Corporate Restructuring Deal of the Year
Blue Label Telecoms Ltd’s ZAR 2.317 billion senior secured working capital facilities as part of the recapitalization of Cell C Limited

Bank/FI Bond Deal of the Year
Access Bank's US$50 million RegS unsecured step-up puttable green private placement