© 2020 BRIGG MACADAM

Brigg Macadam originated in 2003 as Macadam, a mergers and acquisitions advisory firm which over the following decade executed a number of landmark transactions in Africa and other emerging markets. In 2013, the business was refounded as Brigg Capital, with a focus on fundraising for frontier and emerging markets. In 2017 Brigg merged its business with that of Doonbeg Capital Limited, and the merged entity was renamed Brigg Macadam.

Selected transactions

We arranged a $250 million five year commercial loan facility for the Republic of Zimbabwe from Gemcorp Group.

We recently arranged an $80 million loan facility for African Export Import Bank from a number of branches of the Bank of China.

 

We advised Helios Investment Partners on the $165 million acquisition of a 22% interest in the Sub-Saharan African assets of the Portugal Telecom Group, with an option to acquire a further 3% which has since been exercised.

 

We advised Modern Africa and the other shareholders of Afsat Communications Ltd, a telecoms operator based in Kenya and operating across Sub-Saharan Africa, on the sale of the business to MWEB of South Africa.

 

We advised a Middle Eastern family office on the sale of an 80% interest in Sengamines SARL, a producing diamond mine in the DRC, to First African Diamonds Ltd.

We arranged an $800 million founding investment by a Middle Eastern sovereign wealth fund into a European non-bank lender.

We advised a Nigerian investment banking group on its acquisition of IIM Capital Ltd, an FCA regulated business in London.

 

We advised an offshore investor on its acquisition of a 19% stake in Equatorial Mining and Exploration plc, a Nigerian coal miner quoted on the ISDX market in London.

We advised Enterprise Investors and Allianz Private Equity on the sale of their stake in Warsaw listed wind farm operator Polish Energy Partners SA.

 

We arranged €60 million of acquisition finance for Austrian telecoms operator eTel Group Limited to support its bid for Czech operator Aliatel a.s.

 

We advised Grosvenor Waste Management Ltd on the £80m sale of its materials recycling business to Viridor Waste Management Ltd.