China is serious about investing in Africa, and Chinese investors and companies are looking for reliable African legal advisors and partners to efficiently do business in the continent.
This is according to Nj Ayuk, CEO of Pan-African legal services group, Centurion.
Speaking when he visited Beijing for the recently-concluded Equatorial Guinea (EG) Ronda Licensing Roadshow, he noted that this opportunity represents billions of dollars of investment ready to support the development of the African oil industry.
Ayuk was speaking to Chinese Oil and Gas investors with regard to opportunities in Africa.
He led a team that met with several high-profile Chinese executives and energy companies seeking to invest in Sub-Saharan Africa
This included a team of attorneys from Centurion, along with other industry stakeholders from Equatorial Guinea.
The roadshow was organized by the African Energy Chamber on behalf of Equatorial Guinea’s Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons.
“Centurion’s presence in China for the EG Ronda Roadshow is a mark of our commitment not only to Equatorial Guinea, but to the promotion of Chinese investments across Africa,” Ayuk explained.
Centurion has always been at the forefront of channeling foreign investments into Africa’s oil & gas value chains.
In order to secure such deals, the firm has a specific desk dedicated to Chinese companies and investor. Centurion has also been working on diversifying the flow of investments coming into Africa’s extractive industries, working with new partners from Russia, Turkey and the Middle East.