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5TH FLOOR, ICEA LION CENTRE, WEST WING, RIVERSIDE PARK, CHIROMO ROAD, PO BOX 10643, NAIROBI 00100, KENYA
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Work +254 20 289 9000
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Cape Town, Dar es Salaam, Johannesburg, Kampala, Nairobi, Westville

Kamami Christine Michira

Bowmans

Work Department

Banking and Finance

Career

Christine Michira heads Bowmans’ Banking and Finance Department in Kenya.

She advises on all types of financial transactions. Her practice covers equity and debt finance, financial regulatory and governance, structured finance and securitisation transactions and the full range of derivative products.

She represents banks, regulators capital providers, start-ups and established multinational insurers, intermediaries and other insurance industry participants.

Christine is certified by the Commonwealth Secretariat, the Centre for Corporate Governance and the Institute of Directors (Kenya) as a trainer in corporate governance.


Kenya

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

Bowmans has a depth of resources, expertise and experience in financings and debt capital markets. The team has made considerable progress in fintech, structured finance, commodities finance, financial restructurings and subordinated debt financings for Kenyan banks. Moreover, it advised the government of Kenya on its $2bn sovereign bond listed on the London Stock Exchange. It also assisted Kenya Airways with its balance sheet restructuring, which included $750m of sovereign guarantees from the government of Kenya to the airline's creditors. Paras Shah 'works hard to get the deal across the line'; Kamami Christine Michira is recommended for financial regulatory matters and fintech, along with debt restructuring expert Richard Harney and senior corporate finance specialist Cornelius Kigera. The group was further bolstered by the recent hire of Stephen Matthews, the former head of banking at Allen & Overy LLP's Moscow office.

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