Eversheds Sutherland advises the International Facilities Services Group

Eversheds Sutherland advises the International Facilities Services Group
24 Feb 2019

Eversheds Sutherland has advised the International Facilities Services (IFS) Group, together with its shareholders, in respect of the US$35 million investment by the Development Partners International’s African Development Partners II fund.

The transaction comprised multiple transaction steps which included onshore and offshore structuring, multiple shareholder reorganisations and required various competition and South African Reserve Bank approvals.

The IFS Group is a leading provider of Facilities Management Solutions in Africa, offering world-class, tailor-made solutions for both remote and urban sites throughout the continent. The core services include catering, housekeeping, laundry, maintenance, equipment-supply and management. The IFS Group has key customers in numerous African countries including Mozambique, DRC, Namibia, Zambia, South Africa and Lesotho. Its services a broad range of sectors including hospitality, natural resources, shipping and mining.

The Eversheds Sutherland team was led by Andrew Davidson, supported by Lara Wills, Lara Jansen van Rensburg and Carl Meyer.

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Andrew Davidson
Andrew Davidson

Andrew Davidson is a senior associate in the commercial department of Eversheds Sutherland, specialising in private equity transactional work, including leveraged transactions, structuring of management arrangements, refinancing, restructurings and disposal transactions. He also has considerable experience in mergers and acquisitions, black economic empowerment transactions and general corporate and commercial law matters. Andrew also has general experience in corporate governance, trust law and pension and provident funds and has served as both a principal officer and company secretary. Having been a general counsel for many years, Andrew understands the importance of advising clients within the everyday framework of their businesses and understands the importance of establishing a long-term relationship with clients.

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