West African Experience

Angola

  • Debt finance raising on a 4-star internationally branded 221-key hotel and 60 apartments in Luanda (2016);
  • Market and Financial Feasibility Study for an internationally branded hotel with serviced apartments in Luanda, Angola (2016);
  • Market and Financial Feasibility Study and Operator Selection for a five star hotel with serviced apartments and/or residential in Luanda, Angola (2015);
  • Management contract negotiation with an international brand for a 300 roomed, five star hotel in Luanda, Angola (2013);
  • Market and Financial Feasibility study for a 180 roomed five star hotel in Luanda, Angola managed by an international operator (2012);
  • Countrywide detailed hotel market study in Angola, with a focus on the hotel markets in three major cities: Luanda, Benguela and Soyo (2011);
  • Market and Financial Feasibility study for an up-market 200 to 250 room internationally branded hotel in Luanda, Angola (2010).

Togo

  • Single asset valuation of an internationally branded 5-star hotel in Lomé (2016);
  • Debt finance raising on a 5-star 260-key hotel and 60 apartments in Lomé (2014);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for a large high end internationally branded hotel in Lomé, Togo (2014).

Ghana

  • Market research for speculative hotel opportunities in Accra, Ghana (2016);
  • Market and Financial Feasibility Study for an upscale green hotel in Accra, Ghana (2016);
  • Market and financial feasibility study due diligence for the financing of a business hotel in Accra and the refinancing of its attached shopping centre, Accra (2015);
  • Management contract negotiation resulting in the appointment of Rezidor to run a 200-key 4-star deluxe Radisson Blu Hotel at the airport exchange development in Accra (2014);
  • Update of a market and financial feasibility study for a high-end hotel in Accra (2013);
  • Lease operator selection for a 200-room 4-star deluxe hotel in Accra (2011);
  • Market and Financial Feasibility study for a 150 – 200 room hotel in Accra (2011).

Sierra Leone

  • Assessment of the Freetown hotel market in support of a due diligence for an international hotel investment company (2017);
  • Loan and equity finance raising for a 183 room hotel in Freetown; (2010/11);
  • Management contract advice and negotiation for a large 4-star business hotel (Radisson Blu) in Freetown (2010);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for a 3-star plus, 100-bedroom, suite hotel in Freetown (2009);
  • Analysis of the tax policies, structures, operational issues and investment constraints in the tourism and hotel sectors in Sierra Leone.

Republic of Congo

  • Market and financial feasibility study for two mixed use development in Brazzaville and Kintele, Republic of Congo (2014);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for a hotel in Pointe Noire, Republic of Congo (2014);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for a hotel and hotel apartments in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo (2013);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for a hotel and hotel apartments in Pointe Noire, Republic of Congo (2013);

Democratic Republic of Congo

  • Market and financial feasibility study for a 5 star hotel in Kinshasa (2013);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for a 5-star hotel in Kinshasa,(2009);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for the Karavia Hotel in Lubumbashi (2008).

Benin

  • Assessment of the Cotonou hotel market in support of a due diligence for an international hotel investment company (2017);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for a mixed use development (hotel, retail and commercial) in Porto Novo.

Nigeria

  • Exclusive mandate for the sale of a luxury boutique hotel in FCT – Abuja, Nigeria (2016);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for an internationally branded hotel in Enugu, Nigeria (2016);
  • Market and financial due diligence for a 160 bedroom 5-star Hotel Development and in Ikoyi, Lagos (2015);
  • Market and financial due diligence for a 157 bedroom 4-star Hotel Development and a convention centre in Onitsha (2015);
  • Refinancing of a large mid-market branded international hotel in Lagos (2014);
  • Brand development and expansion strategy for the development of a luxury hotel chain, initially in Nigeria (Lagos, Abuja) and thereafter targeting 8 other cities in Africa (Accra, Addis Ababa, Dar Es Salaam, Cotonou, Nairobi, Johannesburg, Maputo and Luanda) (2013);
  • Due Diligence for a multilateral bank for a midscale internationally branded hotel in Lagos (2012);
  • Analysis of the tax policies, structures, operational issues and investment constraints in the tourism and hotel sectors in Nigeria;

Cameroon

  • Market and financial feasibility study for an integrated mixed-use incorporating retail space and an upscale 200-key hotel in Yaoundé (2016);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for 200 – 250 key hotel in Douala (2015);

Gabon

  • Market and financial feasibility study for a mid-scale hotel in Port Gentil, Gabon (2016);
  • Market and financial due diligence for the redevelopment of the Le Meridien Hotel in Port Gentil, Gabon (2014);
  • Market and financial due diligence for a large Multi Lateral Development Finance
  • Institution, on a 160 bedroom 4-star Hotel Development in Libreville (2011);

Gambia

  • Market and financial feasibility study for an international standard five star resort in Banjul, Gambia (2013);

Senegal

  • Assessment of the Dakar hotel market in support of a due diligence for an international hotel investment company (2017);

Ivory Coast

  • Assessment of the Abidjan hotel market in support of a due diligence for an international hotel investment company (2017);

Guinea

  • Assessment of the Conakry hotel market in support of a due diligence for an international hotel investment company (2017);

Niger

  • Assessment of the Niamey hotel market in support of a due diligence for an international hotel investment company (2017);