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ENSafrica

31 RINGWAY ESTATES, ASAFOANYE O. BRONI CRESCENT, OSU, ACCRA, GHANA
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Work +233 30 225 3980
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Fax +233 30 225 3925
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www.ENSafrica.com
Accra, Alexandra, Cape Town, Dar es Salaam, Durban, Johannesburg and 8 more

Ghana

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 1

ENSafrica

ENSafrica’s ‘reliable’ team acts for foreign and domestic financial institutions on all aspects of banking and financing matters, including trade and commodity finance, acquisition finance and project finance. Paa Kwesi Morrison, who has ‘a strong reputation’, advised Standard Chartered Bank as the lender on various issues regarding a $15m facility to Enterprise Properties, including the review and drafting of a facility agreement and security agreements. Elikem Nutifafa Kuenyehia heads the group and ‘dedicated and knowledgeable’ senior associate Anita Sekyi-Yorke is also noted.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 1

ENSafrica

Regarded as ‘one of the best’ in the country, ENSafrica’s ‘strong’ practice has experience handling IPOs, bond issues and private placements, among other types of transactions. The ‘very experiencedPaa Kwesi Morrison advised Standard Chartered Bank, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Citigroup on the Ghanaian aspects of the issuance of a $1bn Eurobond by the government of Ghana. Elikem Nutifafa Kuenyehia heads the practice.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

ENSafrica

The ‘strong team’ at ENSafrica provides ‘spot-on advice’ on inbound investment transactions. Practice head Elikem Nutifafa Kuenyehia assisted Convergence Partners with due diligence issues regarding the client’s acquisition of 25% of shares in CSquared, a telecoms company wholly owned by Google. Paa Kwesi Morrison led on advice to Bharti Airtel on regulatory issues regarding the amalgamation of the client’s Ghanaian business with Millicom, which involves the incorporation of a new entity. Managing associate Rachel Dagadu has experience representing clients in a variety of sectors, including oil and gas, energy and financial services.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

ENSafrica

The ‘very good’ team at ENSafrica handles a broad range of cross-border disputes, including those pertaining to commercial contracts, construction projects and employment matters. Practice head David Asiedu represented ED&F Man in a number of proceedings regarding payment owed to the client by Hippo. The team includes associates David Adu-Tutu and Joseph Konadu.

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 1

ENSafrica

The highly regarded team at ENSafrica has experience acting for sponsors and lenders on cross-border matters. Paa Kwesi Morrison advised Vitol on due diligence issues regarding the $1.6bn financing and development of the Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) oil and gas project. He also acted for Overseas Private Investment Corporation as the lender on the $450m financing of the Amandi power project. Elikem Nutifafa Kuenyehia heads the team.

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Infrastructure projects
Infrastructure projects - ranked: tier 1

ENSafrica

ENSafrica’s team is ‘one of the best’ in this space and handles all aspects of projects law, including development licensing and permit assessments, as well as negotiating supply and off-take agreements. Paa Kwesi Morrison led advice to Vitol on the negotiation and sale of gas for the OCTP project valued at $1.6bn. The group includes David Asiedu and managing associate Rachel Dagadu, who has considerable experience handling project finance matters. Elikem Nutifafa Kuenyehia is also a name to note.

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