Hot Deals Market In Africa Drawing BigLaw Manpower
By Andrew Strickler
Law360, New York (August 12, 2013, 5:50 PM ET) -- With Africa tapped as a prime target for 21st century investment, a growing number of international firms are expanding their Africa expertise and adding offices on the continent as investors look to cash in on a diverse array of energy deals, infrastructure projects and other investments.
“It’s probably the continent that will have the greatest growth in the next 20 or 30 years,” said Jacques Buhart, McDermott Will & Emery LLP's partner-in-charge in Paris, where the firm's Africa practice group is based. "There is an important...