Infrastructure & Projects

Walker Kontos has advised in the structuring and financing of infrastructure and projects. Notable amongst these is the firm’s work in connection with the financing of Rift Valley Railways Limited by a consortium of lenders including AfDB, DEG and IFC as well as work related to the multi-million dollar project loans by lenders to power generation companies Thika Power Limited (HFO), Triumph Power Generation Limited (HFO), Gulf Power Limited (HFO), Orpower (Geothermal) and Lake Turkana Wind Production Limited (Wind).

The firm has carried out extensive advisory work in connection with the Nairobi Commuter Rail.

Also within the scope of this segment, the firm has advised in a number of project specific loans in varied sectors including property, sugar and floriculture.

We have also advised on matters relating to water distribution by city and county councils.

The scope of advisory work necessarily entails a good knowledge of the regulatory environment applicable to the sector and more recently, an understanding of the transition mechanisms to county governments.

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