Africa

What we do 

KPMG's Africa Oil & Gas practice provides our member firms' clients with services on a global basis through industry professionals who have an in-depth understanding of the challenges faced by oil and gas companies.
Financial Advisory Services
Advisory support throughout a transaction

  • Pre deal evaluation and advice
  • Transaction evaluation (due diligence)
  • Transaction structuring
  • Vendor assistance
  • Contract assistance
  • Business and financial services
  • Integration/separation assistance

Independent investment banking advice

  • Business plans and advice
  • Valuations and fairness opinions
  • Structured and project financing
  • Debt advisory services
  • Private equity services
  • IPO sponsorship and advice

Strategy/Operating Models
Strategy/Operation model articulation or update

  • Conduct of detailed market analysis/scan - analysis of strengths and weakness of current operators, regulations and impacts on your company, market trends, customer/market segments, customer preferences, opportunities and threats, etc
  • Development of comprehensive and accurate startup plan and budgets
  • Articulation, design and implementation of core and support functions operating models
  • Support/Advisory services on strategic alliances/ partnerships

People Services

  • Recruitment/Executive selection
  • Design of organisational structure, definition of job descriptions etc
  • Compensation and Benefits – compensation surveys, executive compensation advisory, incentive schemes, pay structure design and development, etc.
  • Development of key performance measures and performance appraisal/reward systems for personnel
  • Support in articulating unifying values, vision and culture for recruited personnel; support with effective management team building
  • Development of employment contracts
  • Staff training

Corporate Intelligence

  • Strategy/Policy and Gap Analysis - Technical advice and interpretation of the operational requirements to meet global and local standards
  • Account opening process - Review of account  opening process and recommendations to enhance the process and ensure adherence to the appropriate Know-Your-Customer (KYC) standards
  • Transaction monitoring and suspicion reporting - Advice on specification and business requirements for a transaction monitoring solution
  • Remediation - Provision of advice and support on data warehousing, scanning and cleaning, the design/operation of remediation databases and remediation processes and policies e.g. High risk/Politically Exposed Person (PEP customers
  • Investigations and due diligence - Pre-acquisition reviews of target’s AML systems and controls; Profiling of high risk customers and PEPs using comprehensive public and non-public data sources and corporate intelligence networks
  • Training and awareness - Training in relation to regulators and rest of industry

Detailed design, documentation, implementation and monitoring of systems, processes and controls:

  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Accounting Advisory
  • Administration
  • Corporate Services
  • Marketing
  • Information Systems
  • Project/Programme Management

Start-up, and Regulatory Services

  • Advise on Capital Importation procedures for foreign  direct investment (FDI)
  • Regulatory advice and obtaining relevant licences for regulated business activity
  • Review of commercial agreements for business  issues
  • Contract structuring and restructuring for tax efficiency
  • Business organisation advisory services - (joint ventures, wholly owned subsidiaries, etc.) including divestment, voluntary winding up/liquidation
  • Intellectual property advisory and compliance services
  • Company secretarial services

Risk & Regulatory Advisory Services

  • Corporate Governance
  • Internal audit (training/capacity building, outsourcing or co-sourcing)
  • General control review of the IT system and environment
  • Development of an information security framework
  • IT risk management services
  • Quality assurance review of the internal audit function
  • Design of an internal controls framework
  • Development of an enterprise risk management framework
  • Vendor contract compliance

Major Project Advisory
Project Management Support:

  • With our deep and varied project management skills, hands-on experience and knowledge of the industry, we will be able to provide effective, value-adding support to your company in coordinating and facilitating speedy and proper execution of any acquisition initiatives.

Oil and Gas in Africa 2014

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KPMG’s Oil and Gas in Africa Sector Report 2014 explores and highlights the present state of oil and gas in Africa. In light of recent developments, it proposes possible future trends in the sector.