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ZANGUE & PARTNERS

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Managing Partner: Serges Martin ZANGUE
Number of partners: 1
Number of lawyers: 12
Languages: English, French

Firm Overview:
Founded in 2014, Z & P quickly distinguished itself through its competence to become a reference law firm in Cameroon. Since then, the firm has been constantly reinventing itself, growing and developing more skills to satisfy its clients. Always attentive to the needs of its clients, it accompanies them in their corporate development. Z&P was created in July 2014 by Serges Martin ZANGUE. After his call to the Cameroonian Bar Association in 2001, he developed his skills in legal advisory and litigation services through various trainings in different law firms in Cameroon, with nine years of hard work and determination as a senior associate at Marie -Andrée NGWE Law firm. Z&P, started off with 7 legal staff and two non-legal staff. Today, the team has grown tremendously counting a total number of 19 staff members amongst 12 legal staff and 6 non legal staff. This growth is as a result of the growing need for competent lawyers in the dynamic and developing market both locally and internationally. Throughout Cameroon, Z&P has built networks of first-rate correspondents to assist its clients with quality services. To meet all expectations and all aspects of concern, whatever may be the difficulty they encounter, Z&P is diligent to offer its clients productive output in terms of advisory and litigation services. This approach guarantees its clients, the vision and overall treatment of their matters, the coherence of the proposed solutions, controlling the consequences of suggested decisions, efficiency and cost reduction. Its proactive and comprehensive advice helps its clients gain a fair appreciation of their situation and make the right decisions at the right time.

Main Areas of Practice:
Corporate Law
Merges & Acquisition
Banking & Finance
Capital Markets
Maritime & Aviation
Environmental
Electricity
Mining
Insurance
Oil & Gas
Telecommunications
Competition
Civil & Commercial Litigation
Labour
Land

Banking & Finance/Capital Markets:
■ Advising the Joint lead Managers as to Cameroonian law in the first ever Eurobond transaction in Cameroon worth about 750 billion FCFA of the Republic of Cameroon
Partner: Serges Martin Zangue
Associate: Vanessa Neyam
■ Advising Intesa San Paolo as to Cameroon law in relation to two sovereign loans to the Republic Of Cameroon
Partner: Serges Martin Zangue
Associate: Vanessa Neyam
■ Advising Deutsche Bank as to Cameroon law in relation to sovereign loan to the Republic of Cameroon
Partner: Serges Martin Zangue
Associate: Vanessa Neyam
■ Advising BMCE International Bank PLC as to Cameroonian law within the framework of a financing to the State of Cameroon for the construction of the Roumde Adjia stadium
Partner: Serges Martin Zangue
Associate: Vanessa Neyam
■ Advising Standard Chartered Bank as to Cameroonian law within the framework of a financing to the State of Cameroon for the construction of the Reunification stadium of Douala
Partner: Serges Martin Zangue
Associate: Vanessa Neyam
■ Advising Qatar National Bank as to Cameroonian law within the framework of a financing with securities in favour of a Cameroonian company (involving several jurisdictions, Cameroon and Lebanon)
Partner: Serges Martin Zangue Associate: Vanessa Neyam
■ Advising Export Credit Bank in Turkey as to Cameroonian law within the framework of a financing to be provided to the Cameroonian State
Partner: Serges Martin Zangue
Associate: Vanessa Neyam
Contact: Serges Martin Zangue
Tel: +237 699 50 83 65
Emails: [email protected] / [email protected]

Corporate:
■ Advising Platinum Power in the development of the 400 MW hydro plant project in Cameroon Partner: Serges Martin Zangue
■ Advising SUCDEN and BIC- BRED Company with the framework of a financing through prepayments and refinancing in the cocoa sector, with securities
Partner: Serges Martin Zangue
Associate: Joelle Zeukeng
■ Providing legal assistance to Helios Investment Partners LLP in conducting the due diligence in respect of a potential corporate transaction into a JVA with company having affiliates in Cameroon and other jurisdictions
Partner: Serges Martin Zangue;
Associate: Vanessa Neyam
■ Advising GOLAR Group within the framework of the creation of its subsidiary GOLAR CAMEROUN SASU, general assistance in respect of the implementation of the new Floating LNG project with environmental aspects involved
■ Advising OCP Group within the framework of the creation of its subsidiary OCP CAMEROUN SA, general assistance in respect of its implementation in Cameroon, tax formalities and obtaining various licences
■ Advising SIKA Group within the framework of the creation of its subsidiary SIKA Cameroon SARL, general assistance in respect of the implementation of their factory in Cameroon
Contact: Serges Martin Zangue
Tel: +237 699 50 83 65
Emails: [email protected] / [email protected]

Mergers & Acquisitions:
■ Advising Standard Chartered Bank and Société Générale as to Cameroon law within the framework of a financing for the acquisition of Fertilizers and Inputs Holding B.V. and financing for the commercial activities of the subsidiaries with security package
Partner: Serges Martin Zangue
Associate: Vanessa Neyam
■ Participation in the team of local counsel within the framework of a due diligence for a potential M&A transaction involving Anheuser-Busch InBev and another company with subsidiaries in several jurisdictions amongst which Cameroon
■ Providing legal assistance to Mitsui & Co ltd as to Cameroonian law in conducting the due diligence in respect of a potential acquisition of a company in the telecommunication sector having affiliates in Cameroon and several other jurisdictions
Partner: Serges Martin Zangue
Associate: Vanessa Neyam
■ Participation in the team of local counsel within the framework of a due diligence and merger notification for a potential M&A transaction involving Sanlam Limited and other companies with subsidiaries in several jurisdictions amongst which Cameroon
Partner: Serges Martin Zangue
Senior Associate: Roger Liboho
Associate: Vanessa Neyam
Contact: Serges Martin Zangue
Tel: +237 699 50 83 65
Emails: [email protected] / [email protected]

Telecommunications:
■ Advising IHS Cameroon as to Cameroon law within the framework of the refinancing of the 2012 financing of the acquisition of telecom towers in Cameroon
Partner: Serges Martin Zangue
■ Providing legal assistance to Mitsui & Co ltd as to Cameroonian law in conducting the due diligence in respect of a potential investment into a company in the telecommunication sector having affiliates in Cameroon and several other jurisdictions
Partner: Serges Martin Zangue
Associate: Vanessa Neyam
Contact: Serges Martin Zangue
Tel: +237 699 50 83 65
Emails: [email protected] / [email protected]