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Corporate Governance

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Banking and FInance

Banking and Finance

Banking and financial service sector is subject to the most volatile regulatory changes that needs regular...

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Real-estate and Construction

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Real-estate and Construction

Companies considering penetrating the Ethiopian market often require guidance in learning the risks and market factors....

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Mergers and Acquisitions

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Mergers and Acquisitions

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ETHIOPIA’S NEW Commercial Code: WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR INVESTORS? A SHORT GUIDE  
Background

Ethiopia is set to enact a new Commercial Code after 60 years since the enactment of the first comprehensive Commercial Code in 1960. The Draft Commercial Code is under deliberation at the parliament and is expected to be approved in before the end of 2020. The new Commercial Code regulates new technology related developments in commerce to ensure Ethiopia’s competitiveness in the global commerce and investment climate.

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ETHIOPIA’S PRIVATIZATION PROGRAM: A SHORT GUIDE

BACKGROUND
In 2018, as part of the economic reform measures being undertaken by the Ethiopian government, the
government announced its decision to gradually privatize the major state-owned enterprises in the
aviation, telecommunication, energy, and shipping and logistics sectors. These enterprises include Ethio
Telecom, Ethiopian Electric Power, Ethiopian Airlines, Ethiopian Sugar Corporation and Ethiopian
Shipping and Logistics Enterprise.Enhancing the efficiency of public enterprises, boosting
competition,and encouraging foreign investment in the sectors are cited as the main reasons for
privatizing these state enterprises.

ETHIOPIA’S PRIVATIZATION PROGRAM (34 downloads)

ETHIOPIA’S PRIVATIZATION PROGRAM: A SHORT GUIDE

BACKGROUND
In 2018, as part of the economic reform measures being undertaken by the Ethiopian government, the
government announced its decision to gradually privatize the major state-owned enterprises in the
aviation, telecommunication, energy, and shipping and logistics sectors. These enterprises include Ethio
Telecom, Ethiopian Electric Power, Ethiopian Airlines, Ethiopian Sugar Corporation and Ethiopian
Shipping and Logistics Enterprise.Enhancing the efficiency of public enterprises, boosting
competition,and encouraging foreign investment in the sectors are cited as the main reasons for
privatizing these state enterprises.

ETHIOPIA’S PRIVATIZATION PROGRAM (34 downloads)

Tax

Ethiopia’s tax landscape is complex, multilayered and is changing at a rapid pace. As such, it needs to be managed strategically. At Addis Partners, our tax professionals are equipped with first rate technical knowledge and broad commercial experience, and can guide you through the complexities with agility and speed. Our experienced team of tax accountants and lawyers provides best-in-class solutions that help clients realize tax efficiencies while meeting the highest standards of compliance

Business Vehicle Structuring and Incorporation

The type of business vehicle shapes the future of any company with an overarching implication on matters of tax, asset protection, labor, capital repatriation and other related issues. At Addis Partners, we plan and incorporate businesses in the best interest of our clients and based on the Ethiopian law. Our team provides a range of services including:

Mergers and Acquisitions

Addis Partners has emerged as one of the most trusted M&A advisors in Ethiopia. Whether you are working on the sell side or buy side, we offer reliable services on all types of M&A transactions including acquisitions, mergers, demergers, buy-back and structured exits. Our service offering spans all aspects of M&A practice including:
– Preparing and negotiating acquisition agreements and shareholder agreements
– Advising on deal structures
– Conducting due diligence reviews
– Merger filings with relevant authorities

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