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African Mining Looks Offshore

May 2021 Nicholas Kuria

The African mining industry is an attractive destination for many global mining companies, but structuring deals on the continent is not always straightforward for foreign investors in the sector. That backdrop means many companies and investors turn to the British Virgin Islands (BVI) for investment expertise and support.

Conyers is one of the leading law firms in the BVI and the firm has a wealth of experience advising mining companies across the world, including in relation to investments in Africa. The BVI is a popular jurisdiction for the purposes of structuring such deals for a number of reasons, including the flexible legislative framework and the fact that BVI companies are recognized by and familiar to investors, lenders and securities regulators globally.

“Conyers is able to provide advice to those looking to structure investments in the mining sector in Africa and has developed the expertise to deliver the right results for its clients,” says Nicholas Kuria, a counsel at Conyers.

Read the full article in Africa Legal.



Nicholas Kuria

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This article was originally published by Africa Legal.


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