Jamal Fofana


T +225 07 48 35 54 83
E jfofana@asafo-rci.com

Languages Arabic | English | French

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Licensed Legal Counsel, Of Counsel


Banking & Insurance | Private Equity


Banking, Finance & FinTech | M&A, Private Equity & Funds | Project Finance

Jamal’s practice focuses on structured and project finance transactions. In this context, he regularly advises local and international financial institutions in connection with their transactions in sub-Saharan African countries. He has a thorough knowledge of the West African Economic and Monetary Union banking regulation and regularly assists foreign banks operating on a cross border basis.

He is also regularly approached to advise investment funds and foreign investors in connection with their private equity, as well as local and cross-border mergers & acquisitions transactions in OHADA member states.

Jamal has several years of experience advising on:

  • structuring, drafting and negotiation of the financing documentation including facility agreements, OHADA security agreements, intercreditor agreements, risk participation agreements in the context of infrastructure projects and trade finance transactions;
  • conducting seller/vendor’s due diligence process as well as the structuring, negotiation and development of joint ventures, drafting and negotiation of joint development agreements and OHADA law corporate documentation including shareholders agreements, put / call option agreements and shares subscription agreements.