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Maples advises on US$29.2 million placing and Specialist Fund Market listing

21 May 2014

Maples and Calder has advised Africa Opportunity Fund Limited (AOF) on the Cayman Islands legal aspects of its move from AIM to the Specialist Fund Market of the London Stock Exchange and US$29.2 million fundraising by way of a placing of C Shares. 

AOF invests in value, arbitrage and special situations opportunities derived from the continent of Africa.  Corporate partner Jack Marriott led the Maples and Calder team based in London.

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