Dan Metcalfe is a senior banking lawyer based in London. He focuses on natural resources, infrastructure (including telecoms and real estate development) and commodities, with a particular focus in emerging market jurisdictions and Africa.
Dan has experience across a vast range of jurisdictions within Africa. He has advised the lenders on the financing of the Boseto Copper Project in Botswana and continues to advise on all aspects of the restructuring. He has also advised the DFI and commercial bank lenders on the US$60 million acquisition and development finance facility to Eaton Towers in Uganda in relation to their towers network. Dan continues to advise several bank syndicates in relation to multi-jurisdictional borrowing base and collateral management facilities to Export Trading Group, and is advising a bidder in relation to the Shell oil field divestments in Nigeria.
Recent years have seen the emergence of bespoke telecommunications towers operators in Africa..
January 03, 2014
The new Guinean Mining Code was adopted, enacted and promulgated on 9 September 2011, but was only published in the Official Journal in January 2012..
February 16, 2012
Daniel Metcalfe has written an article on the development of commercial real estate in sub-Saharan Africa.
May 01, 2014
Daniel Metcalfe has written an article on the specialised tower company business model.
January 08, 2014