Africa: Opportunities and Challenges in M&A Transactions

Africa: Opportunities and Challenges in M&A Transactions

19-20 April 2018, Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa

A conference presented by the Corporate and M&A Law Committee, supported by the IBA African Regional Forum.

Exploring current trends and latest developments in the African M&A market as well as providing unparalleled opportunities to network with international peers, this event is a must attend for all legal professionals doing business in and with the African market. 


This year’s topics will include:
  • Common trends driven by country and sector specific opportunities
  • Shift from energy and mining M&A towards TMT, myth or reality?
  • Dos and don’ts of an African M&A deal 
  • Practical tools for risk mitigation - case studies
  • Sources of capital, how to negotiate funding and how to exit
  • The opportunities and limits of alternate dispute resolution in Africa
  • Cultural differences in negotiation and deal structuring between African, Anglo-Saxon, Chinese, Middle-East, and European players on the African M&A exchequer

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