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Country partner

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government of togo

Togo aims to structurally transform its economy to increase the well-being of its people. In August 2018, under the leadership of H.E. Mr. Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé, Togo adopted a National Development Plan (PND) 2018-2022. This five-year investment plan will focus on increasing private investment, based on three strategic axes:

 - Axis 1: Build a logistics hub of excellence and a world-class business centre in the sub-region

 - Axis 2: Develop agricultural, manufacturing and mining processing poles

 - Axis 3: Consolidate social development and strengthen mechanisms of inclusion.

The PND will be implemented through forty or so structuring projects that will call for hybrid financing combining public and private investors and will undoubtedly establish Togo as a leading investment destination, a country which today belongs to the ten most reformed countries in the world according to the Doing Business 2019 Report.

https://www.republicoftogo.com/


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ECOBANK

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (‘ETI’), the parent company of Ecobank, is the leading independent pan-African banking group. The bank today is a major contributor to the economic development and financial integration of Africa. Its ground-breaking digital banking solutions – including the Ecobank Mobile app, Xpress bank account offering and Ecobank Omni portal – help unleash the full potential of the bank’s unparalleled pan-African platform. Ecobank continues to deliver a seamless customer experience across 36 African countries, bringing wholesale, retail, transactional and investment banking services to governments, financial institutions, multinationals, local companies, SMEs and individuals.

https://www.ecobank.com/group


Strategic partner

the Pictet Group

Pictet is an investment-led service company, offering wealth management, asset management and related services. We do not engage in investment banking, nor do we extend commercial loans.

Our purpose is to build responsible partnerships with our clients, colleagues, communities and the companies in whcih we invest, in order to safeguard and transmit wealth, of all kinds, in the service of the real economy.

https://www.group.pictet/

PWC

At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. It is this focus which informs the services we provide and the decisions we make. In an increasingly complex world, we help intricate systems function, adapt and evolve so they can benefit communities and society – whether they are capital markets, tax systems or the economic systems within which business and society exist. We help our clients to make informed decisions and operate effectively within them.

https://www.pwc.com/gx/en.html


Banking partner

FCMB Bank (UK) Limited

FCMB Bank (UK) Limited is an independently incorporated, wholly-owned subsidiary of First City Monument Bank Limited, a member of the FCMB Group PLC, a leading financial services group based in Nigeria.

The Bank began operations in September 2009 as a BIPRU €50k investment firm with its CSL Stockbrokers division proving the services of “receiving and transmitting” institutional client orders for Nigerian listed securities.

Subsequent to the variation of its permission on the 27th September 2013, the Bank commenced wholesale deposit taking activities, offering a wide range of products including Foreign Exchange, Treasury, Corporate Banking and Trade Finance Services to Corporate and Institutional customers. Following a further variation of permission in June 2018 to provide Retail Banking Services, the Bank’s customers now include High Net worth Individuals and their businesses.

The Bank has five core offerings:

1.       Trade Finance

2.       Corporate & Institutional Banking

3.       Treasury Services

4.       Personal & Business Banking and

5.       Stock Broking Services

Using our London Leverage and Africa Awareness, our core proposition is to provide first- rate banking services to Africa-based and Africa-focused Corporations, Professionals and Entrepreneurs from our location in the City of London.

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Executive Partner

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Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG)

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) is one of the world’s leading financial groups. Headquartered in Tokyo and with approximately 360 years of history, MUFG has a global network with over 1,800 offices in more than 50 countries. The Group has over 150,000 employees, and offers services including commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing. The Group aims to be the world’s most trusted financial group through close collaboration among its operating companies, and to respond to all of the financial needs of its clients, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world. MUFG’s shares trade on the Tokyo, Nagoya, and New York stock exchanges.

https://www.mufg.jp/english/


Industrial Partner

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SWEDISH STIRLING

Swedish Stirling is a Swedish cleantech company founded in 2008 to further develop the Stirling technology’s outstanding ability to convert heat energy into electricity. The company offers different solutions for power generation at record low prices, compared to other climate-smart and sustainable alternatives. Swedish Stirling’s engine can use a broad range of different fuels and in the company’s most recent product, PWR BLOK 400-F, industrial residual gases are efficiently converted into electricity. The company is listed in Sweden (NGM Nordic MTF), and can also be traded at Börse Stuttgart in Germany.

https://swedishstirling.com/en/


legal partner

Miranda & Associados

Miranda is an international full service legal practice which serves the needs of many of the largest multinational corporations. Our aim is to combine the highest international standards with local expertise so we can provide a seamless assistance to the top corporations in their most important and challenging assignments. Through our network Miranda Alliance, we offer a full range of commercial legal services, combined with an in-depth knowledge of local practices, in a total of 18 countries in four continents, including some of the most challenging and fast-growing emerging markets.

https://www.mirandalawfirm.com/en


Networking Partner

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Dentons

Dentons is the world's largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. With 10,000+ lawyers and professionals in 175 locations, we offer incisive legal counsel and practical business solutions in 40 practices and 24 industry sectors. Dentons' polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work.

Out of 78 countries where Dentons is present, 15 are in Africa. With Dentons offices in Cairo, Cape Town, Casablanca, Johannesburg, Mombasa, Nairobi and Port Louis and the Nextlaw Global Referral Network including 70 firms in Africa – Dentons has more coverage than any other global law firm. With 100+ lawyers in our African offices, leveraging a 100+ year legal heritage on the continent, clients come to us to get the deal done. Our team  is highly regarded and regularly ranked in the top tier of experts for mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, and dispute resolution.  Chambers Africa-Wide describes Dentons as "A distinguished force in this market… with an impressive reach across the African continent…"

Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index and a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner. It is also recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs, the first legal technology venture created by a law firm, and the Nextlaw Global Referral Network, the broadest legal referral network allowing you to quickly find the right lawyer around the world.

www.dentons.com


Technology Partner

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Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), designs, develops, manufactures, markets, services and supports the world’s most technologically advanced business-jet aircraft. Gulfstream has produced more than 2,800 aircraft for customers around the world since 1958. To meet the diverse transportation needs of the future, Gulfstream offers a comprehensive fleet of aircraft, comprising the Gulfstream G280TM, the Gulfstream G550TM, the Gulfstream G500TM, the Gulfstream G600TM, the Gulfstream G650TM and the Gulfstream G650ERTM. We invite you to visit our website for more information and photos at www.gulfstreamnews.com.


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