Africa Investment Rising Roadshow 2018

Building Momentum for Investment in Africa’s Economic Prosperity

Sponsored Event | April.30.2018 | 8:30am - 5:00pm (Central Standard Time)

Orrick Houston

Orrick is a Platinum Sponsor of this four-city roadshow tour across the United States aimed at reshaping perceptions on doing business in Africa to bolster US trade and investment and forge stronger connections between the US and African business leaders in key growth sectors.

Rajen Ranchhoojee, Special Legal Consultant, is confirmed to speak on the panel for Investor Roundtable: “Maximizing Africa’s Energy Potential for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth”.

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  • Energy
  • Infrastructure
  • Renewable Energy
  • Corporate
  • M&A and Private Equity
  • Structured Finance
  • Africa

Rajen Ranchhoojee Special Legal Consultant Energy, Infrastructure

Washington, D.C.

Rajen is admitted to practice in South Africa and specializes in cross border transactions and projects, with particular expertise in the energy and transportation sectors.

He is a Special Legal Consultant in Orrick’s Energy & Infrastructure Group, based in the Washington, D.C., office.

Rajen advises governments, Fortune 500 companies, state utilities, private equity firms, donor funding institutions, as well as leading local and international companies with interests in Africa. His Africa specific experience has included Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Reunion, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. He has substantial experience representing foreign clients from five continents operating in Africa, including lenders, developers, contractors and investors.

Prior to joining Orrick, he spent 12 years practicing in tier 1 international law firms, having held various senior positions including that of Administrative Partner, Head of Africa Practice and Senior Partner: Energy and Infrastructure. He also previously led Rajen Ranchhoojee Attorneys, a sole proprietor firm based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Rajen was recognized by Chambers Global 2016 as a leading Projects and Energy lawyer in South Africa.