Corporate Finance and Corporate Advisory Services

Through its activities in debt and equity financing, mergers and acquisitions, balance sheet restructuring and corporate advisory services, Loita affords a critical link for African and multinational corporations to grow according to market demands. Privatisation in Africa has also increased the demand for first-class corporate advisors.

Critical success factors of the Loita Corporate Finance group include:

  • Its professionals’ presence for over decade in a diverse set of African countries (including Angola, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mauritius)
  • The location of its team in Johannesburg, Lusaka, Luanda, Blantyre, Nairobi and Mauritius with the requisite language capabilities and local market knowledge
  • The unique ability to combine local knowledge and skills with international experience, gained from work undertaken in a similar industry sector or geographic environment, to provide an informed response to a client’s needs
  • Its ability to respond quickly, either telephonically or in person
  • Its uncompromising policy of mutual respect to the client and each other, integrity, teamwork, service and excellence


The Corporate Finance team is comprised of five sector-focused teams:

  • Diversifieds (e.g. retail, paper and packaging, financial services and agri-products)
  • Energy
  • Mining
  • Telecommunications, IT and Media
  • Transport
  • Hospitality

These transaction groupings reflect Loita’s experience in the fastest-growing and most important sectors in Africa.


What we do
Loita’s Corporate Finance team typically takes a holistic approach to any client; that is, Loita seeks to provide comprehensive services to corporates for their immediate and future growth needs. We value long-term relationships. Therefore, Loita’s professionals, across the sector-specific groups, provide services in all of the following areas:

  • Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A): advise on contemplated mergers and acquisitions; perform valuations; identify M&A prospects; identify buyers in the case of disposals
  • Equity markets: advise on initial public offers; lead investor roadshows; distribute equity issues both locally and internationally
  • Privatization and commercialisation of parastatals: advise on optimal privatization process; prepare a parastatal for privatization through debt injection and/or restructuring
  • Venture capital: review and advise on business plans; structure optimal capital base and source strategic investors
  • Corporate brokering: work with local financial market regulators to represent corporate clients on issues concerning regulatory ruling; draft regulatory requirement documentation; inform corporates on new developments in the financial markets and their regulations


Exemplary Transactions
Ghana - Ace Hotels
Kenya - Nairobi Plaza Limited
Mauritius - Loita Holdings Corporation Africa
Mauritius - Loita Capital Partners International Ltd/ Fintech International LTD
South Africa - Explorer Corporation Holdings Limited
Tanzania - VIP Engineering LTD
Uganda - Sembule Steel Mills
Zambia - Industrial Credit Company
Zambia - Development Bank of Zambia
Zimbabwe - Zimbabwe United Passenger Company
Zimbabwe - Zimbabwe Express Airlines
Zimbabwe - Cluff Resources 

Should you wish to contact Loita's corporate finance team directly, please send an e-mail to and we will put you in contact with the person who can best assist you.

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