AVM Advogados provided legal assistance to the British group Diageo in a new partnership with Refriango, in an amount of circa 6 million dollars. The partnership, internationally advised by the British law firm Addleshaw Goddard LLP, seeks the implementation of an industrial unit for the manufacturing of spirits in Angola, which was inaugurated on 28 […]

Presidential Order nº 112/18

Presidential Order nº 112/18  – creates the Installing Commission of the National Agency of Petroleum and Gas (ANPG).  The present diploma is part of the National Petroleum Sector Organization’s Readjustment program, which aims to ensure greater political coordination, elimination of conflicts of interest, increased transparency, efficiency and fostering the creation of conditions for internal and […]

Angola: Venture Capital Collective Investment Undertakings Regulated

The venture capital investment regime, through Venture Capital Collective Investment Undertakings (Organismos de Investimento Colectivo de Capital de Risco – OICCR) was regulated through a diploma that entered into force in September 16th.   Venture capital investment is the purchase, for a limited time period, of equity instruments and debt capital instruments  in developing societies. […]

Angola – New Private Investment Law: Foreign Investment Operations

The new Private Investment Law (Lei do Investimento Privado – LIP) sets the definition of foreign investment.   According to the new regime, foreign investors must establish partnerships with Angolan investors to invest in the following areas:   Electricity and water; Hotel and tourism Transportation and logistics, Construction; Telecommunications and Information technologies; Mass media.   […]

AVM joins IR as the exclusive Corporate Law Member in Angola

International Referral, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce António Vicente Marques of AVM. António has joined IR as our exclusive Corporate Law Member in Angola. AVM law firm was founded by António Vicente Marques in 1998. Practice Areas Banking, Financial and Insurance Commercial Contracts Administrative Law and Customs Energy and Natural […]

Angola Sovereign Fund Creates Entrepreneurs Incubators

Angola Sovereign Fund (Fundo Soberano de Angola – FSDEA) announced the creation of five additional funds for investments dedicated to high efficiency industries and promotion of socioeconomic development in Angola and sub-Saharan region. With a initial investment of 1.4 billion dollars for the next three to five years, the funds shall contribute to venture capital […]

Securitization in Luxembourg

By “securitisation” is meant the operation by which a securitisation vehicle acquires or takes on risks linked to loans, goods or liabilities accepted by a third party by issuing transferable securities the value or yield of which is dependent on these risks. Practically speaking, a securitisation operation consists of bringing together a group of assets […]