Corporate Advisory, Mergers & Acquisitions

Our Corporate M&A expertise is complemented by ECA’s extensive tax, capital markets, private equity, banking and competition experiences through our established relationship with regulators and government agencies. The firm’s deep understanding of local practice in Africa’s key sectors and industries enables us to support clients in a wide variety of transactional M&A matters. We are well conversant with local practices concerning licensing, permits, regulatory supervision, local shareholder participation requirements and cross-border due diligence in sectors as diverse as energy, mining, telecoms, fast-moving consumer goods and agribusiness.

The Firm acts as a local and lead counsel for international law firms, emerging multinational markets, and private equity investors, regularly advising on:

  • Mergers and Acquisitions (both public and private)
  • Regulatory Compliance Requirements
  • Off-shore Structuring and Inbound Investment
  • Sale, Reorganization and Restructuring of Companies
  • Tax Structuring and Incentives
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital
  • Fund Formation and Financial Services Regulation
  • Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances
  • Listings and IPOs
  • Restructuring, Demergers and Spin-offs
  • Share Incentive Schemes
  • Public Takeovers
  • Complex Multi-Jurisdictional Deals
  • Disposals
  • Public and Private Divestitures
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