Global Reach

Africa

Our network has extensive experience working with financial institutions, banks, utilities and government entities on a wide range of matters such as project finance, private equity investment, joint ventures and government relations.  Over the past ten years, we have worked with clients on matters in Algeria, Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Nigeria and Tunisia.

Featured Africa Experience

Comilog
Willkie advised Comilog (an affiliate of the French mining group of companies Eramet), one of the world’s leading producers of manganese and a major economic player in the Gabonese economy, in the financing of rolling stock in Gabon.

Government of Morocco
Willkie advised the Government of Morocco in the preliminary stages of the project for the development of a high-speed railway between Tangier and Marrakesh, and in connection with certain aspects of the privatization of Maroc Telecom (Itisalat al-Maghrib).

ITOCHU/Algeria
Willkie represented ITOCHU in the design and construction of the East-to-West corridor motorway project in Algeria.

Holmarcom
Willkie represented Holmarcom, a Moroccan sponsor, in a project for the design, construction, financing, operation and maintenance of two grain terminals in the ports of Casablanca and Jorf Lasfar in Morocco.

Crédit du Nord
Willkie represented Crédit du Nord in the financing of a diesel power plant in Ghana.

Bureau Veritas
Willkie advised Bureau Veritas in the award and implementation of a project for the design and installation of container verification equipment and operation of relevant services with the port of Abidjan, Ivory Coast.