AF Mpanga is a Ugandan firm founded in 2003 and located in Kampala. The firm is part of Bowmans, a pan-African firm with a focus on business law.
Focusses / specialisms
The firm has a strong practice in both financial and corporate as well as project development transactions. Within these areas the firm has a particular specialism for buyers in M&A transactions.
The firm has developed strong relationships with Abasa Bank Uganda, Stanbic Bank Uganda, Equity Bank Uganda, Emerging Capital Partners, 8 Miles, Catalyst Principal Partners, Citibank Uganda, Marsh Uganda, Uber, and C-Squared Uganda.
Research period review: 31st edition (2020/2021)
During the research period the firm was active in banking, M&A and project finance.
In banking the firm’s work focused on debt restructuring work for clients related to financial services.
The firm was very active in M&A transactions with transactions focused on assisting buyers. Clients came from a range of sectors including banking and financial services, payment services and natural resources.
In project finance the firm’s work focused on financing projects for clients in the natural resources space.
Deal highlights: 31st edition (2020/2021)
African Infrastructure Investment Fund 3 Partnership acquisition of Wanachi shares
Allianz SE acquisition of Jubilee Insurance Company
Vivo Energy US$15 Million acquisition of Kuku Foods East Africa Holdings shares
Network International US$288 Million acquisition of DPO Group
Client Feedback: 31st edition (2020/2021)
"They were very professional and responsive, with adequate staffing, and excellent communication."
"She was responsive and showed good time and team management skills."