Winnie Oduor

Winnie Oduor

Principal Associate | ALN Kenya | Anjarwalla & Khanna

Physical Address:

ALN House, Eldama Ravine Close, Off Eldama Ravine Road, Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya

Postal Address:

P O Box 200-00606, Sarit Centre, Nairobi, Kenya

Telephone:

+254 (0) 703 032 000

Email Address:

  1. Background

    Winnie Oduor is a Principal Associate at ALN Kenya | Anjarwalla & Khanna (A&K) and a member of the Banking, Finance and Insolvency department. Her practice focuses banking, finance and insolvency law. She had previously worked at Bowmans for 6 years where she practised corporate and commercial law, before joining the firm in March 2022.

    Winnie has experience acting for local and international clients on a broad range of banking and finance transactions and corporate matters including structured finance, banking securities, property law, receivables finance, cross-border mergers and acquisitions (including the regulatory aspects related thereto) and legal due diligence.

    Currently, her practice majorly focuses on complex banking and finance transactions and insolvency matters.

  2. Professional Membership
    • Law Society of Kenya
  3. Professional Qualifications

    2017: Postgraduate Diploma in Law, Kenya School of Law

    2014: LL.B, Bachelor of Laws (LLB), University of Nairobi

  4. Career Summary

    March 2022 – Date: Principal Associate, Anjarwalla & Khanna, Nairobi

    Jan 2018 – Feb 2022: Associate, Bowmans (Coulson Harney LLP), Nairobi

    Jan 2016 – Dec 2017: Pupil/Legal Assistant, Bowmans (Coulson Harney LLP), Nairobi

  5. Top Matters
    • Advising Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank (TDB) and SunFunder Inc on a syndicated facility to d.light Mauritius holding company for the financing of solar radio lanterns and to refinance existing debt with the funds being down-streamed for use in various subsidiaries, including its Kenyan subsidiary.
    • Acting for Citibank N.A in connection with its financing of USD 40,000,000 to a telecommunication company in Kenya.
    • Acting for various lenders generally in relation to the perfection of securities as relates to financing of working capital, asset financing, property acquisitions, collateral management and the subordination of shareholders and/or directors loans.

    Prior to A&K:

    • Advising Investment Fund for Developing Countries in connection with its USD 12 million convertible loan to Sidian Bank.
    • Advising Stanbic Kenya and the Standard Bank of South Africa in connection with their USD 28 million and USD 45 million loans to companies in Kenya.
    • Advising Star Bright Holdings and Marginpar B.V in connection with a USD 12.2 million term, revolving and derivatives facilities Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A.
    • Advising Nedbank in connection with the release of securities created in its favour by a Kenyan entity.
    • Advising Citibank Europe in connection with its USD 15 million term loan facility to an entity in Kenya and in connection with the variation of its deed of priority with Stanbic Bank Kenya Limited relating to obligations owed to each of them by said company.
    • Advising Factor Impact and Stichting Medical Credit Fund (Netherlands) on the structuring of receivable finance arrangements with companies in Kenya.
    • Advising NCBA Bank Kenya PLC in the appointment of administrators over two distressed corporate debtors in Kenya.
    • Acting for Kenafric Biscuits Limited in its proposed acquisition of assets of a Kenyan company in administration.
    • Acting for Rubis Energie in its acquisition of the assets of Gulf Energy Limited and shares in Gulf Energy Holdings Limited.
    • Acting for Baginns AG and Lightrock in the acquisition of a stake in subsidiaries of African Spirit Group in Kenya, Tanzania Mauritius and South Africa.
    • Acting for Ascent Capital and Proparco in their acquisition of up to 80% stake in Diani Beach Hospital. Limited.
    • Acting for Adenia Partners in its acquisition of Quick Mart and Tumaini Supermarket chains.
    • Condcuting compliance legal audit on East African Breweries Limited.

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