Dealmakers Africa Awards, 2020

We ranked first for number of M&A transactions worked on in East Africa, with more than 26% of the market share of matters reported in the region. We also advised on the matter named East Africa Deal of the Year.

Mergermarket Rankings, 2020

We were identified in Mergermarket’s African and Middle East league tables as the top ranked legal firm by number of completed deals in 2020.

Dealmakers South Africa Awards, 2020

We placed third for both transaction value and transaction volume in the General Corporate Finance Category and fourth for both deal value and deal volume in the M&A Category.

IFLR1000 Awards for Sub-Saharan Africa, 2020

We received 10 awards across four jurisdictions confirming our leadership when it comes to advising on multijurisdictional mergers and acquisitions in Africa. We were named Tanzania Firm of the Year, Uganda Firm of the Year, and were recognised as the overall M&A Team of the Year. We were also acknowledged for: advising on the Domestic Deal of the Year (Commercial Bank of Africa and NIC Bank transaction) in four jurisdictions: Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda; advising on the M&A Deal of the Year (American Tower Corporation and Eaton Towers Africa transaction) in two jurisdictions: Kenya and Uganda; and being the M&A Firm of the Year in South Africa.