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Africa M&A lunch briefing : issues faced by firms operating in Africa.

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African M&A briefing is a chance to connect and embrace some of the world's most vibrant growth markets.

This briefing is aimed at owners,senior representatives and senior executives at companies that are interested in learning more about the current trends in African M&A space, as well as the M&A process from a legal,financial and political perspective .

At the briefing, you will receive detailed information and reports about recent transactions, deal analytics, trends, background information on major acquisitions, details of the leading buyer’s activities including TOP-10 opportunities list , 2018 outlook and more.


Sectors Covered

Communications- Media- Automotive Technology – Digital Marketing – E-Commerce – Enterprise Software – Industry 4.0 – Internet of Things – IT Services – Fintech – Healthcare.

When it comes to African M&A ,there is more to it than mining, oil and gas, infrastructure telecoms/FMCG as potential sectors of interest.

According to IMF here are some findings from their recent survey of US companies;

More than two-thirds (68%) of respondents indicated that their companies are currently not doing business in Africa. Of those that are doing business in Africa, however, nearly 60% said it was important to their overall businesses. Within this group, business and professional services (16%), energy (16%), and technology (13%) companies indicated that the region is critical to their businesses. Conversely, companies in chemical (3%), real estate/construction (3%), and healthcare/life sciences (3%) said that Africa was not important strategically


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Selected Topics

  • Valuation metrics

  • Role of politics when it comes to dealmaking in Africa

  • Transaction volumes, trends and 2018-2019 outlook

  • Optimisation of negotiation position in transaction process

  • Determination of best target.

  • Deal drivers and highlighted transactions


Covington Burling : Legal experts

We will also be joined by a team of experts from Covington Burling a prestigious law firms that has a tremendous ability to combine their unique strength in litigation, investigations, and corporate practices with deep knowledge of policy and policymakers, and one of the world’s leading regulatory practices. Covington recently opened their office in Johannesbourg and they are active across the continent.

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