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Karim S Anjarwalla

Karim S Anjarwalla
Office:
The Oval, 3rd Floor, Junction of Ring Rd Parklands & Jalaram Rd Westlands
PO Box 200 – 00606 Sarit Centre
City:
Nairobi
Country:
Kenya
Tel:
+254 20 364 0000
Fax:
+254 203 640 000

Biography:

Who's Who Legal Corporate: Merger & Acquisition

Karim Anjarwalla is the managing partner of Anjarwalla & Khanna (A&K) and heads the firm’s corporate department. A&K is one of Kenya's premier law firms and the largest in East Africa. It has won Legal Week’s “African Law Firm of the Year” award three times in the last four years. 

Under Karim’s leadership, A&K established ALN, the first and most integrated alliance of leading independent law firms in Africa. Since its inception in 2004, ALN has expanded into 13 jurisdictions in Africa with an affiliate office in Dubai and an associate firm in South Africa.

Karim is one of the country’s leading M&A practitioners, and has a wide array of experience advising domestic, regional and international clients on M&A, joint ventures and private equity investments. He is consistently involved in the most prominent transactions in the region. Karim has recently advised Garda World in their acquisition of KK Security, Helios Investment Partners on the acquisition of 70 per cent of the share capital of Telkom Kenya, the shareholders of Giro Commercial Bank on its sale of the entire issued share capital to I&M Holdings, and Royal Dutch Shell in its takeover bid for British Gas, among others. Previously, Karim advised the Kenyan government on its US$2 billion sovereign Eurobond issuance – the largest sovereign debut debt issue in Sub-Sarahan Africa to date.

Karim is regularly invited to speak at various international legal and business forums.

He is rated as a leading lawyer by Chambers Global, IFLR1000 and The Legal 500.

WWL says: Karim Anjarwalla is identified by sources around the world as a top corporate practitioner.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Corporate which can be purchased from our Shop.

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