Nana Esi is a Senior Associate in the Financial Institutions & Capital Markets practice group. With over a decade of diverse experience in legal practice, her expertise covers corporate finance transactions, debt and equity capital markets transactions, banking, insurance and securities regulatory matters, restructuring and insolvency matters and due diligence exercises.

Nana Esi has also worked for several local and international clients including, Citibank, COCOBOD, Barak Fund, Oasis Capital Ghana Limited, Ghana Amalgamated Trust (GAT), Daakye Trust Plc, Moringa SCA SICAR, MTN Group Ltd, National Aviation Service Investment, United States Development Finance Corporation (DFC), FBNBank, Bayport Savings & Loans Plc, First Atlantic Bank, Jumo Ghana Limited, Societe Generale Ghana Limited, Ghana International Bank, Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited, African Export Import Bank and Intravenous Infusions Plc. 

Nana Esi holds an LLB from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology(KNUST) and a qualifying certificate from the Ghana School of Law. She is a member of the Ghana Bar Association.

Rankings and Testimonials 

Recommended in Banking and Finance – The Legal 500, 2022

  • Citibank on a USD 500 million loan facility to Bank of Ghana.
  • GAT on its initial public offer of preference shares to raise funds to assist with the capitalisation of some selected indigenous banks and to provide supervisory oversight to these indigenous banks to enable them become viable and competitive.
  • Daakye Trust Plc on its establishment of a receivables backed bond issuance programme to fund construction of critical infrastructure at all levels of education in Ghana.
  • MTN Group Ltd on its corporate restructuring of aYo Holdings Limited, the holding company of aYo Ghana Limited.
  • Oasis Africa VC Fund Limited on the establishment of a fund and the investment in the fund by investors including the International Finance Corporation, PROPARCO, European Investment Bank and Norwegian Investment Fund for Developing Countries.
  • Bayport Savings and Loans Plc on an existing GHS 500 million medium term note programme. 
  • Ghana International Bank on a trade finance to Krane International Agencies (Ghana) Limited.
  • Development Finance Corporation on its financing facility to International Community School.
  • First Atlantic Bank on its corporate restructuring.

  • Co-authored a chapter on procurement in Ghana, Government Procurement Review, 2013 



Nana Esi Beduwa Ghunney

Senior Associate

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