Worldwide trade markportfolio management provided to mobile telecommunications company and Africa's most valuable brand, MTN.
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.
ACQUISITIONof FFT GmbH & Co. KGaA (Germany) and FFT Gesellschaft mbH (Austria) by Fosun International Holdings, with merger notifications in CEMAC, COMESA, Kenya, South Africa and Tanzania.
FRAUD AND CORRUPTION INVESTIGATIONSin Botswana, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Namibia, Somalia, Tanzania and Zambia, with one example being forensic support and advice to a leading fast-moving consumer goods company to help eradicate stock losses due to syndicate thefts in Ivory Coast.
ZAR38-BILLIONrestructure of the Distell Group, requiring approval from competition authorities in Botswana, COMESA, Kenya, South Africa and Tanzania.
USD4.2-BILLIONacquisition of Arysta Life Sciences by UPL, with merger notifications in CEMAC, COMESA, Kenya, South Africa and Tanzania.
Customised tax and regulatory frameworksfor doing business in African jurisdictions such as Angola, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, eSwatini (Swaziland), Kenya, Lesotho, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe, for a number of clients, including a multinational employment agency and a multinational clothing retail group.