Lamis Adam

Lamis Adam

Senior Associate
Johannesburg

Email lamis.adam@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +27 11 052 6111

LanguagesEnglish

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Lamis Adam focuses on transactional work, including local and cross-border finance transactions with a focus on emerging markets, and advises both borrowers and lenders in a variety of sectors from mining, energy and natural resources to logistics and infrastructure.  

Her experience includes advising on structured trade financings, such as pre-export finance facilities, borrowing base facilities, post-shipment advance facilities and repurchase transactions. She also has experience advising on real estate finance and project finance matters.


Education and admissions

Education

LL.B., University of Cape Town, 2011

B.Sc., University of Cape Town, 2005

Court admissions

South Africa

Representative experience

Advised the African Development Bank, Credit Suisse AG and the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited as arrangers on a US$600m syndicated receivables backed term loan with Ghana Cocoa Board.

 

Advised an international corporate bank in relation to a syndicated loan facility to a processor of agricultural products involving multiple African jurisdictions.

Advised Nedbank Limited on a ZAR1,85bn deal with Puma Energy across South African and Namibia; named as Local Currency Loan Deal of the Year for the Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Africa conference in 2020.

Advised a London-based investment manager in relation to the provision of a stock finance facility to a processor of maize in Zambia.

Advised a Mauritius-based fund manager regarding the purchase of cobalt, copper, tin and other commodities from traders in the DRC for on-sale to off-takers.

Acted for a multinational insurance and financial services provider in relation to the development of a transactional bank account linked to an investment account.

Part of the team that advised an insurer regarding the performance of a due diligence investigation in respect of a potential target.

Part of the team that advised an insurer regarding the performance of a due diligence investigation in respect of a potential target.

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