Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah.

"A prominent firm that is highly reputed for its ability to handle complex M&A, investment funds and share transfer mandates.  - Chambers, 2020
Our M&A team is highly regarded for its strength and expertise in advising investors, investment banks and corporates across various sectors (including banking, insurance, agro-processing, hospitality, and telecom sectors) to complete M&A transactions including mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, takeovers, and corporate reorganisations.
Our clients benefit from the combination of our industry-specific knowledge and our deep transactional experience. Where necessary, the M&A team partners with other expert teams in the firm (such as the employment and data protection teams under Corporate Commercial) on relevant matters.

Key Matters

Ghana Amalgamated Trust Plc: Equity investments in Prudential Bank Limited, Universal Merchant Bank Limited, Agricultural Development Bank Limited, National Investment Bank Limited and OmniBSIC Ghana Limited on the transaction structure, drafting transaction documents and conducting due diligence on the 5 banks.

Fidelity Bank Ghana Limited: Equity capitalisation by way of private placement with Amethis Africa Finance Limited, Edmond de Rothschild Europportunities II S.C.A., SICAR, Edmond de Rothschild Europportunities II FCPR and KTH Africa Investments.

First Bank Nigeria: Acquisition of all the shares in International Commercial Bank Group’s banking subsidiaries in Ghana, Guinea, Senegal, Gambia and Sierra Leone.

Vanguard Group: Group restructuring. 

Enterprise Group Limited: Group restructuring. 

Ministry of Communications/Boulders Advisers: Merger between Airtel and Tigo.

Ecobank: Merger with The Trust Bank.

Leapfrog Investments: Investment in Fidelity Bank Ghana Limited. 

Access Bank: Merger with Intercontinental Bank Ghana Limited.

Honeywell Group Limited: Proposed acquisition of Fan Milk International A/S and its subsidiaries including Fan Milk Limited in Ghana.