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Gide 255 partners with France Invest and drafts the Guide to Capital Investment in Africa

Gide is proud to have contributed to writing the “Guide du Capital-Investissement en Afrique – Investir dans la croissance des entreprises en Afrique” [Guide to Capital Investment in Africa – Investing in the growth of companies in Africa], presented during the second edition of the Ambition Africa event that takes place in Paris on 30 and 31 October 2019.

Organised by Business France with the support of the French government and African authorities, this event aims to promote and boost collaboration between French and African companies.

Gide contributed to the Guide on the following topics:

  • Innovation capital practices in Africa, with Matthieu Lucchesi and John Le Guen, respectively senior advisor and consultant within our firm’s Gide 255 team
  • French funds and impact funds, with partner Ann Baker, counsel Rima Maitrehenry, and associate Kikoun-Landry Coulibaly
  • Investments in Africa, with partner Julien David

Drawing on over 40 years’ experience in Africa, Gide offers multi-disciplinary expertise covering the entire continent. Our lawyers have extensive knowledge of African national and regional legal systems and regimes, enabling us to advise our clients on their projects and cross-border operations in Africa.

In particular, we support the entrepreneurial sector as well as our clients active in capital investment, in structuring both their funds and their high-impact investments in Africa.

The stakes of innovation and advanced technologies are also of vital importance to our firm. Our dedicated Gide 255 team was set up specifically to support clients in defining their strategy, offer legal structuring advice, and provide a regulatory outlook on all issues of digital transformation.

>> Click here to read the “Guide du Capital-Investissement en Afrique