Mergermarket League Tables, 2018

We were ranked first by deal value and second by deal count in the Africa league tables for legal advisors, and third by deal count in the Middle East & Africa league table for legal advisors.

Dealmakers East Africa Awards 2018, held in 2019

We received awards in in five out of six categories: top legal adviser in M&A for both deal flow and value, top legal adviser in General Corporate Finance for both transaction flow and value, and advised on the Deal of the Year (the Rubis Energie takeover of KenolKobil).

African Legal Awards, 2018

We were named African Law Firm of the Year (Large Practice).  We were also one of only two firms that took home three practice awards – for Property and Construction Team of the Year, Energy and Natural Resources Team of the Year and TMT Team of the Year.

Private Equity Africa Award, 2018

Single Deal Advisor (Legal) Award for the second consecutive year. This award was for acting as lead counsel to Capitalworks in relation to its acquisition of Aon plc’s shareholding in insurance brokerage and employee benefit operations in 10 African jurisdictions.