AF Mpanga Advocates (Bowmans Uganda) is the Uganda office of the pan-African firm Bowmans, which has offices in South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya, Mauritius and Ethiopia. The firm has wide experience in insolvency and restructuring with specialist capabilities in receivership, managing distressed businesses, refinancing, asset recovery, dealing with going-concern status, distressed M&A transactions and formal restructuring procedures, such as schemes of compromise, schemes of arrangement and debt, equity swaps, exchange offers, business rescue and liquidation. The firm has advised the Central Bank of Uganda on insolvency proceedings against Greenland Bank Ltd, Cooperative Bank Limited, the International Credit Bank and Crane Bank Limited. The firm has also acted for Spencon Services Limited in one of the first cross-border insolvency proceedings in Uganda. Major clients in recent years include the Central Bank, DFCU Bank Uganda Limited, Alexander Forbes Equity Holdings Proprietary Limited and many of the local banks operating in Uganda.