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DaMina Advisors is a preeminent independent global frontier markets political risk research, due diligence, educational and M&A transactions consulting firm - with a special focus on Africa. DaMina provides bespoke risk analytic services to firms with significant frontier markets investments. DaMina Advisors has offices in London, New York, Toronto, Melbourne and Accra.

DAMINA ADVISORS SOLUTIONS

DaMina Advisors draws on the strong analytical capabilities of its global frontier markets analysts, coupled with experienced senior advisers to provide tailored, risk research, due diligence, educational and M&A transactions advisory services to multinationals and other major investors with assets in global frontier markets, particularly in Africa.

DaMina Advisors Frontier Markets Sector Specializations

  1. African capital markets politics and regulatory risk analysis
  2. African commodities, currency, equity and fixed income markets risk monitoring
  3. The Mining and Minerals sector - political risk environment, impaired assets M&A 
  4. The Oil and Gas sector - politics around oil block auctions, political and regulatory risk
  5. Renewable Energy - political and regulatory risk issues
  6. Banking & Financial Services - comparative regulatory environment, cross-border risks
  7. Telecommunications and technology regulatory policies
  8. Agriculture and Food security risk issue
  9. Healthcare, Retail and Pharmaceuticals - regulatory and political risk environment
  10. Transportation and Logistics cross-border risks
General Competencies
  • Providing daily political, security, capital markets and regulatory monitoring reports;
  • Providing customized political and regulatory risk assessments; 
  • Providing due diligence analysis and tailored reports on personalities and companies;
  • Assisting the management and boards of foreign companies operating in Africa to formulate comprehensive risk strategies;
  • DaMina Advisors relative risk assessment methodologies to help foreign companies; 
  • Conducting high-level due diligence on African local content partners; 
  • Due diligence for Africa clients on FCPA/ UK Bribery Act issues;
  • Counseling C-suite executives on best Africa engagement and risk mitigation strategies;
  • Helping companies gain the necessary domestic regulatory and political support to restructure African assets;
  • Helping negotiate difficult non-financial matters in complicated cross-border frontier markets M&A transactions - particularly involving family owned companies;
  • Suggesting vetted respected local board directors for foreign multinationals in Africa; 
  • Providing frontier markets education through an electronic platform and with key guided visits to Africa and other frontier markets in Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. 
M&A TRANSACTION ADVISORY & FRONTIER CAPITAL MARKETS CONSULTING
DaMina Advisors provides timely customized high level counsel to PE firms, sovereign wealth funds, banks, C-suite executives at major multinationals on their M&A transactions in Africa. DaMina has developed a unique methodology to helping assist the consummation of difficult M&A transactions in Africa especially involving family owned businesses.  DaMina also provides capital markets consulting advice to clients on regulatory developments, macro and microeconomic trends, central bank actions, corporate changes, debt, currency and equity markets trends. DaMina Advisors will combine its unique proprietary frontier markets risk assessment methodologies with its strong array of top on-the-ground analysts and experienced sectoral advisers to provide timely, predictive and market relevant research.    

ANALYTICS, DUE DILIGENCE & STRATEGIC COUNSEL
DaMina Advisors leverages its exclusive relationships with well-placed high profile political, security, business and economic leaders throughout Africa, combined with its unique insights to provide clients with strategic and bespoke counsel on M&A activities and corporate deals throughout Africa.  

POLITICAL & REGULATORY RISK RESEARCH
DaMina Advisors provides objective, accurate and timely predictive analysis of political, quasi-legal, legislative, governmental and regulatory developments that will negatively or positively impact our corporate clients throughout Africa. Relying on highly trained legal, regulatory and political risk analysts and drawing on high-level advisors throughout Africa, DaMina seeks to reduce political and regulatory risks for our clients.  

FRONTIER CAPITAL MARKETS EDUCATION & INSIGHTS
The DaMina Center for Frontier Markets Studies is a hub for research and networking for frontier market-focused business executives and graduate students seeking to deepen their knowledge frontier markets - especially on Africa. The institute utilizes technology to narrow the vast geographic distance between frontier markets experts globally and participants in its executive online courses.

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