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May, 2018 - United States of America



WSG Africa Member Award Winners & Nominees


World Services Group is proud to present the award winners and nominees of our Africa-wide members from the two recent awards ceremonies; The DealMakers Awards and Chambers Africa Awards.

2018 DealMakers AFRICA Awards

The DealMakers Gala celebrates Africa’s leading advisors and counsel that have championed top transactions throughout the region. These impressive achievements are a proud honor for each firm and showcases the immense talent and strategic thought leaders who provide winning work in client service.


Deal of the Year: Vodacom for Safaricom
ENSafrica was lead counsel to African communications company Vodacom Group Limited in the deal that won the Deal of the Year at the 2018 DealMakers Gala Awards. This transformative, USD3-billion transaction involved a cross-border acquisition of a 34.94% indirect interest in the premier East African telecommunications operator, Safaricom Limited.

PE Deal of the Year: Capitalworks for Much Asphalt
ENSafrica was also a key advisor to Capitalworks Investment Partners (Pty) Ltd on the deal that won the Catalyst Private Equity Deal of the Year. This matter involved the disposal of Capitalworks’ shares and claims in Much Asphalt (Pty) Ltd to AECI Limited, which entailed a comprehensive bidding process with national and international bidders and a value of ZAR2.3-billion.

2018 Chambers Africa Awards

The Chambers Africa Awards bring together the best lawyers from across the region to celebrate excellence in the legal profession. It also marks the culmination of the year-long period of research conducted by Chambers and Partners to reflect a law firm’s pre-eminence in key practice areas.


PLMJ Lawyers
Lusophone Africa Law Firm of the Year
Nigeria Law Firm of the Year
South Africa Law Firm of the Year
Ghana Law Firm of the Year

Congratulations to our member firms for their well-deserved honors in excellence. This continued recognition year-after-year upholds the prestige and quality service for the region and the entire WSG organization.

About World Services Group
WSG is the globally recognized resource for professionals and their clients to receive the highest quality, value and service from legal, investment banking and accounting services. Formed upon a unique approach to legal networks, WSG developed the idea that the premier independent law firm needed a more expansive and efficient global approach within the industry. The integration of knowledge, expertise and client service providers from the investment banking and accounting professions create better opportunities for providers and clients alike. Through innovative access and technology, WSG offers members and clients immediate access to prospects, information and leading experts with a known record of superior quality service.


WSG's members are independent firms and are not affiliated in the joint practice of professional services. Each member exercises its own individual judgments on all client matters.

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