Honoris’ Strategic Partnership With ESPRIT In Tunisia


Clifford Chance advised Honoris on the deal.

Honoris (the first and largest pan-African network of private higher education institutions, backed by global investment firm Actis) partnered with the centre of excellence ESPRIT Group in Tunisia. The integration of the ESPRIT Group into Honoris’ organization complements Honoris’ innovative and robust education capabilities across Francophone Africa and beyond. ESPRIT represents the 14th institution in the Honoris network, which is now home to 57,000 students across the African continent.

Clifford Chance was lead international counsel to Honoris. The Clifford Chance team was supervised by Mustapha Mourahib (Picture), Partner and Co-Head of the Clifford Chance’s Africa Practice. Nathalie Zanardo, Counsel, was responsible for ongoing supervision over the transaction, supported by Saliha Bardasi, Senior Associate.

Involved fees earner: Saliha Bardasi – Clifford Chance; Mustapha Mourahib – Clifford Chance; Nathalie Zanardo – Clifford Chance;

Law Firms: Clifford Chance;

Clients: Honoris;

Author: Andrea Canobbio