OSS maintains a top-tier multi-disciplinary Corporate / Commercial practice. We provide corporate clients with all the tools they need to manage both the day-to-day and strategic issues that arise in a successful company. Our expertise extends to:

Mergers & Acquisitions
We advise on all aspects of the acquisition and disposal of businesses and private and public companies. With an impressive track-record in tenacious negotiation, we offer fresh insight into challenging deals, tried and tested commercial knowledge, and personal attention to detail. Equity Capital Markets We advise issuers, investors, sponsors, nominated advisers, and brokers on equity capital transactions, including private and pre-IPO fundraisings, flotations and primary and secondary equity offerings on the Ghana Stock Exchange Private Equity and Venture Capital Increasingly M&A and corporate finance activity involves institutional investors in one capacity or other. We have broad experience of acting for institutional investors, investee companies, sellers, and management teams on acquisitions, disposals, investments, buy-outs and buy-ins involving private equity or venture capital finance. Joint Ventures More and more, businesses will carry on existing activities or develop new ones through collaborations with others. We advise on all types of joint venture arrangements, whether carried on through a joint venture company or other entity, or taking the form of a collaboration agreement or strategic alliance and the issues around the chosen structure, such as funding and other contributions to the joint venture, how to protect minority joint venture partners, commercial arrangements in connection with the joint venture, IP rights, real estate, employment, and tax.

Corporate Advisory
The administration and funding of businesses give rise to varied legal and regulatory requirements. We advise private and public companies and other business entities on all aspects of company law, such as articles of association and other constitutional issues, directors’ duties and liabilities, company meetings, shareholder rights and shareholder agreements, share issues and buy-backs, schemes of arrangements, and reorganisations. Banking and Finance. We provide strategic advice on a full range of transactions and financial products including, but not limited to:

• Bilateral, syndicated and lending transactions

• Capital markets

• Acquisition finance

• Property finance

• Structured finance

• Asset finance

• Project finance

• Product and institution regulation

• Payment and settlement systems, and

• Restructuring and insolvency