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ENSafrica

Corporate/Commercial

2 ranked lawyersBand 1GhanaGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Highly regarded corporate practice actively involved in transactions relating to foreign investments, project development mandates and M&A. Also advises on related commercial litigation and shareholder disputes. The firm is well versed in employment law and private equity transactions, and clients benefit from access to the firm's wider African network.

Strengths

Market observers say that "they know the landscape within Ghana well," adding that "they have good relationships with the regulator."

An interviewee described the team as "efficient and professional," further highlighting that the group "pays attention to details and always responds on time."

Work highlights

Assisted Goldkey Properties with its USD30 million joint venture with the University of Ghana.

Notable practitioners

The pre-eminent Elikem Nutifafa Kuenyehia is widely recognised for his extensive commercial experience. He assists international and domestic clients with an array of mandates including M&A and corporate finance.

Paa Kwesi Morrison is highly experienced handling corporate mandates. He also has knowledge of tax, finance and investment matters.

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Overview

ENSafrica’s dedicated corporate commercial team is the largest in Africa and services leading clients across the full spectrum of business mergers and major deals on the continent.

As such, we regularly partner with specialists across the firm, meaning that we are able to assist with all aspects of all matters across all sectors in all African jurisdictions, ensuring that your legal requirements are handled quickly and seamlessly.

By adding financial, tax, competition, regulatory and employment law expertise to our offering, we have become known for our value-generating role in corporate restructuring and commercial contracts in industries as varied as mining, energy, retail and telecommunications. 

Our wide range of clients from the public and private sectors includes large listed companies,  multinational corporations, international agencies, state-owned enterprises, government departments and non-governmental organisations.

Recent work highlights:

  • Acquisition of Eaton Ghana by ATC and the subsequent transfer of Eaton Ghana from ATC to Ghana BV.
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC) and IFC Asset Management Company disposed of its shares of 14.1% in Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (“ETI”) to Arise B.V.
  • Acquisition of a Micro Credit Company in Ghana by Channel VAS DMCC.
  • Acquisition of the water business of a leading Ghanaian bottled water manufacturing company by a global beverage company.
  • Disposal of shares by a global bank in its Ghanaian subsidiary.



Members

Kaguah, Amina (Head of Department)

Dagadu, Rachel

Kuenyehia, Elikem Nutifafa

Morrison, Paa Kwesi

Corporate/Commercial Department

ENSafrica

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Department location

31 Ringway Estates

Asafoanye O. Broni Crescent

Osu

Accra

Greater Accra Region

Ghana

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Ghana

Corporate/Commercial


Elikem Nutifafa Kuenyehia
Band 1
Paa Kwesi Morrison
Band 2