SH advises Ambience Ventures on the acquisition of stake in RVR
International law firm Stephenson Harwood has advised Ambience Ventures Limited (Ambience Ventures) on its acquisition of a 34 per cent stake in the national rail operator of Kenya and Uganda, Rift Valley Railways (RVR), from TransCentury Limited (TransCentury). The transaction, which was completed on 31 March 2014, brings Ambience Ventures' total ownership of RVR to 85 per cent, following the acquisition of the entire equity stake held by TransCentury, a Nairobi-listed infrastructure company. TransCentury held its stake in RVR, through its subsidiary, Safari Rail Company. Ambience Ventures (through Africa Railways Limited) is the investment vehicle of the leading investment company in the Middle East and Africa, Citadel Capital SAE.
Date: 10 April 2014

Interserve/ Kajima consortium appointed as preferred bidder for PSBP
Stephenson Harwood LLP's client, the Interserve/Kajima consortium, has been appointed as the preferred bidder on the first private finance batch of the UK Government’s flagship school building programme – the Priority School Building Programme (“PSBP”).
Date: 10 April 2014

Stephenson Harwood boosts private wealth team with two new hires
International law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has appointed James Quarmby as a partner, to spearhead the expansion of the firm's private wealth team. James joins from Thomas Eggar LLP, where he was head of the international and business taxation team which he created and built up over ten years. James will join Stephenson Harwood on 7 April 2014. 
Date: 7 April 2014

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