practice areas / Banking & Finance

Our banking and finance practice encompasses various kinds of financing transactions. In addition to our lending and borrowing representations, we also advise clients on mergers, acquisitions, project financings and cross-border investments and on the structuring of a broad range of investments.  

We assist our clients, be they financial institutions, borrowers, lessees, or other players in the capital markets, to identify and manage the legal and regulatory risks involved in these transactions. Our compliance advisory subsidiary, works closely with our banking and finance practice to offer clients comprehensive advice, training and operational support with regulatory and compliance issues stemming from their business activities.

Recent transactions include:

  • Advised on a USD 100 million project financing for a large mixed use development.

  • Advised on a USD 62 million project financing for a unique commercial office building.

  • Advised on a USD 20 million financing for a mining services company.

  • Advised on the structuring and documentation of a self-liquidating investment for a principal investing company investing in a retail pharmaceutical business.

  • Advised a Mauritius-based private equity fund manager on the formation of a USD 30 million private equity fund focused on investments in SMEs in the agricultural sector, on the Ghanaian tax law issues involved in the formation, and the investment team’s carry compensation scheme.
we help clients to optimise financing decisions & structures within our local regulatory framework..."