"Global business leaders who misunderstand Africa run the risk of missing out on one of the 21st century’s great growth opportunities”.
For nearly two decades, TWG has maintained its strong market position as the partner of choice for global companies doing business in Africa.
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As the lead consultant for a multi-billion-dollar private agricultural company, TWG successfully helped the client to make this transformative investment in West Africa. TWG secured much needed investment incentives and protections while supporting the client in negotiated agreements that secured the supply of essential commodities and minimized investment risks. TWG was also the lead external advisor for the investment on government affairs, media relations and stakeholder engagement.
TWG played a leading role in developing the winning EPC+F (nearly $2B) project for a global Asian-led business consortium. For this pioneering project, TWG designed sustainability initiatives to boost local employment and skills transfer; health interventions; and, enterprise development.
A public consumer goods company, (then-market cap $10b), encountered a high-profile trademark dispute that adversely impacted share price and brand equity. In close consultation with the company’s Chairman, CEO and Corporate Board, TWG played a significant role in designing and executing the strategy the culminated into an agreement and enduring resolution.
In a multiyear engagement for a Fortune 100 Fast Moving Consumer Goods Company, TWG was the lead external advisor delivering expanded market share for the client and pioneering sustainability and transcontinental branding initiatives. In deftly navigating regulatory regimes, TWG won measure to better protect the client’s investment.
For a Fortune 500 pharmaceutical company and under separate agreement a pharmaceutical industry association, TWG developed a series of partnerships for pharma companies with African health and government stakeholders. TWG’s scope of successful engagement also included delivery of an anti-counterfeit medicine movement that included a number of African NGOs and civil society leaders; coordination of annual US visits for African health policy leaders for consultations and engagement with US Pharma executives on issues ranging for cooperation on the HIV/AIDs epidemic; intellectual property protections; collaboration in the WTO; and anti-malaria interventions.
On the commercial side, TWG demystified government and international aid procurement procedures and decision-making processes that led to the delivery of medicines on mutually beneficial terms. TWG not only designed branding and commercial expansion strategies but also delivered customized training in government affairs and sales in Africa.
TWG was instrumental in supporting a US oil company (new market entrant to Africa) secure significant oil blocs in a West African country. TWG developed the first visit of the company’s chairman to the West African country which subsequently led to significant investments by the firm. TWG subsequently represented yet another major US oil investor in Africa successfully resolving a myriad of regulatory and other disputes. From market entry to the company’s eventual market exit, TWG’s multiyear engagement was lauded as a key catalyst in the company’s success.