We are fortunate to have one of the leading corporate legal teams in the Tunisian market. Our corporate lawyers provide vital assistance in almost every aspect of client’s business, from straightforward legal advice to formal business incorporation, lawsuits and liability, involving acting on M&A transactions, as well as restructuring of corporate entities.
With a meticulous attention to detail we are experienced in private investments and transactions, either for banks or private investors. We are also well versed in providing full scope due diligence reports in several sectors such as Life Sciences, Technology, Consumer Goods and Retail, Industrials, Education and Infrastructure.
Experience has included advising:
- Groupe Scolaire Rene Descartes (GSRD) in a private equity transaction (including setting up structural legal solutions to guarantee the stability of corporate governance, negotiation with new investors, drafting and reviewing investment agreement and shareholders agreement);
- PGI Holding in different services such as drafting agreements, assisting in corporate, M&A and private equity matters;
- Maersk Line SAS the world’s largest container shipping company in setting up a joint venture with a Tunisian party including the drawing up of all required agreements;
- Yazaki Group, a company in the automotive sector, in different matters including setting up an off-shore entity subsidiary and conducting a transfer of a branch of activity;
- UPSAT Group in their negotiations with investors and carrying out the necessary actions and negotiations for the pre-closing, closing and post-closing of the acquisition;
- Attijari Finance in M&A and restructuring operations of its clients;
- BASF / SOLVAY in the context of a cross-border acquisition;
- El Karama Holding in the sale of public participations in the capital of several companies (Hyundai);
- An international air cargo company on the acquisition of a stake in the capital of an airline company including legal due diligence of concession contracts and government approvals; and
- Boccard Group in the following fields: M&A, corporate law, employee conflicts, legal advice in labour law, commentary and drafting of various contracts.
- Ranked Tier 3 in Commercial, Corporate and M&A (The Legal 500, 2019)
In terms of the ease-of-doing-business environment, the 2019 Doing Business Report rates Uganda at 127 out of 190 countries, while the 2018 Global Competitiveness Index rates Uganda at 117 of 140 countries.
Various vehicles exist under Burundian law. In fact, a Burundian company is established by an agreement involving two or more shareholders who agree to share part of their property and their know how to perform one or more specified activities in order to share the profits or take advantage of the economy that may result.
In the World Bank’s ease of doing business (2020) Ghana scored 60.0 on a scale of 100 as compared to the regional average (Sub-Saharan) of 51.8.
The global business segment of the Mauritius International Financial Centre provides convenience, fiscal efficiency and risk mitigation for companies engaged in international operations.