INCORPORATION AND LICENSINGof companies in Congo-Brazzaville, South Sudan and Zambia by a service provider in the mobile phone industry.
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.
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.
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) of Saham S.A. and Saham Finances S.A., with merger notifications in numerous countries, including Botswana, Cameroon, COMESA, Kenya and Morocco.
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.