Democratic Republic of the Congo
PROVISIONof general advice on labour laws in Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Eswatini, Ivory Coast, Uganda and Zambia, for Broll.
DEVELOPMENTfinancing, construction and operation of a cross-border toll road and one stop border post in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Zambia.
Worldwide trade markand domain name advice provided to Sappi Ltd and Sappi Europe SA. (Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia.)
ANTI-CORRUPTION DUE DILIGENCE(deep dive) on M&A targets in multiple countries in Africa, including Angola, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
EUR10-BILLIONacquisition of Akzo Nobel N.V. by the Carlyle Group’s Starfruit Finco B.V., with merger notifications in COMESA, Kenya and South Africa.
CONSTRUCTIONand procurement of an onshore power plant and methane gas extraction facilities, including a pipeline for the delivery of the gas onshore, in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda.
Worldwide trade markportfolio management provided to mobile telecommunications company and Africa's most valuable brand, MTN.
FINANCING AND DEVELOPMENTof a copper and cobalt mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo by a Chinese company, including infrastructure such as roads, a power plant and a concentrator.
ZAR38-BILLIONrestructure of the Distell Group, requiring approval from competition authorities in Botswana, COMESA, Kenya, South Africa and Tanzania.
USD1.05-BILLIONacquisition by Sanlam Emerging Markets (Ireland), via a subsidiary joint venture with insurer Santam, of Moroccan financial services holding company Saham S.A. and Saham Finances S.A., which operates in 33 countries across Africa, Europe and the Middle East, with merger notifications in numerous countries.