Highlights from the Capital Raising Seminar -2019

November 20, 2019

Challenges in raising capital and lack of access to affordable financing is one of the key issues SMEs and, specifically family businesses, cite as a hindrance to scaling their businesses. It is against this backdrop that ISBI Institute @ Strathmore and I&M Burbidge Capital (IMBC) organized a 2-day Capital Raising Seminar on the 31st of October and 1st of November at the Strathmore Business School. The Seminar was carefully curated to enlighten entrepreneurs on alternative sources of funding as well as matters critical to raising finance. The seminar presented key insights into the capital raising process from leading industry and academic experts to a class of family business owners and executives.
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I&M Burbidge Capital Recognised as Leading Financial Advisor

April 30, 2019

I&M Burbidge Capital was feted as one of the leading financial advisors in the East African market. The firm bagged the 1st runners up position in the Financial Advisors by Deal Flow Category at the Deal Makers Africa Annual Gala Awards Dinner in February 2019. Click here to view the award

Deal Makers is a leading M&A rankings provider published by Gleason Publications. The awards seek to recognize landmark transactions and the top legal and financial advisors in the Sub-Saharan Africa region (excluding South Africa).

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Highlights from the Capital Raising Seminar

October 10, 2018

“An experienced Private Equity investor can be a very useful partner who brings in more than just money”

This was one among many of the nuggets shared by practitioners from I&M Burbidge Capital (IMBC), I&M Bank, IFC Africa, Ethos Private Equity, RSM East Africa, Walker Kontos and ISBI Institute @ Strathmore (ISBI) with participants that attended the Capital Raising seminar held at the Strathmore Business School (SBS) between the 21st and 22nd of June. The event was organised by IMBC and ISBI.
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Capital raising seminar

June 13, 2018

Have you registered for the I&M Burbidge Capital & ISBI Institute at Strathmore Business School Capital Raising Seminar?
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I&M Burbidge Capital advises DFCU Bank on the sale of its stake in Crane Bank Rwanda

June 7, 2018

I&M Burbidge Capital is pleased to announce that it has advised DFCU Bank in the sale of its majority stake in Crane Bank Rwanda. The sale was concluded to CBA Bank, an East African Bank based in Kenya. The transaction has received all regulatory approvals and closed successfully.

DFCU sold its entire stake in Crane Bank Rwanda, the Rwanda unit of Crane Bank which it acquired in 2017. DFCU is the 6th largest bank in Uganda with a strong presence in the SME market. The bank provides personal, business, and corporate banking services in Uganda. Its focus is to improve access to financial services and to contribute to the transformation of Uganda’s agricultural sector.

I&M Burbidge Capital Advises on the USD 8 million Mezzanine Capital Transaction by Vantage Capital into Thaara Ltd, The Rosslyn Riviera Mall Developer

June 7, 2018

I&M Burbidge Capital is pleased to announce it has advised on the USD 8 million Mezzanine Capital Transaction by Vantage Capital into Thaara Ltd, The Rosslyn Riviera Mall Developer. Vantage capital, Africa’s largest mezzanine fund manager with USD 280 million in AUM in its Vantage Mezzanine Fund III and two legacy mezzanine funds. The investment
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I&M Burbidge Capital advises actis on its exit from mentor management limited

June 3, 2018

I&M Burbidge Capital is pleased to announce the completion of Actis LLP’s sale of its majority stake in Mentor Management Limited, a leading project and construction management company in East Africa. The sale was concluded to Turner & Townsend, a multinational project management company based in the UK with offices across 40 countries in 6 continents. I&M Burbidge Capital supported Actis LLP as the sole corporate finance advisor for the transaction.
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