Intelligence and Analysis

We have a detailed understanding of the political and commercial landscape. Our team of political and sector experts help our clients to track and analyse developments, anticipate changes and navigate complex issues. We make it our business to understand political, commercial and social dynamics across the continent and the implications for our clients’ goals.

We help our clients - whether governments, investors or corporates - to identify and understand salient intelligence. We provide objective, informed analysis of risks and opportunities, essential to the execution of effective market-entry, risk management and engagement strategies.

Recent Case Studies

Multinational Chemical Company

Market entry and brand awareness in East and West Africa

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Inter-Governmental Organisation

Strategic support to the 2010 Year of Peace

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Intelligence & Analysis Challenges

A French multinational construction company in search of new growth channels defined sub-Saharan Africa as its priority geography for expansion.

Our Impact

Detailed market intelligence and benchmarking underpinned a successful market entry strategy.

Following widespread speculation about mineral policy reforms in a Southern Africa country, a mining major urgently required a better understanding of the associated risks.

The strategy developed was informed by analysis of the ruling party’s reform agenda, and the company's assets were safeguarded.

Following the surprise introduction of a local equity participation requirement by the Ministry of Mines in an East African country, the share price of a major mining company dropped significantly.

Detailed intelligence on decision-making structures informed a successful strategy to secure the client’s position.

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