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Cynthia Quarcoo
Cynthia Quarcoo

Cynthia Quarcoo , CQ Legal & Consulting

Partner / Equivalent
Managing Partner
  • Accra, Ghana
Banking and finance (general), Project finance, Emerging markets (finance), Energy and natural resources, Media and entertainment, Commercial (general), Trade finance, Company set-up / secretarial, M&A deals (large / premium), Acquisition finance, Asset finance and leasing, Arbitration

Cynthia is the Founder and Managing Partner of CQ Legal. She is an experienced finance lawyer with specialization in the energy, financial and infrastructure, restructuring sectors.

Representative experience includes the provision of project finance structuring advice on a $1.5 million joint venture coal to power infrastructure deal, advising the borrower on a $85 million syndicated loan facility and advising the lead arranger on a $400 million syndicated loan for an energy project and acting as Co-counsel for the Ministry of Finance on the successful 2019 and 2020 $3 billion Government of Ghana Sovereign Bond and assisting in the provision of advice to the Government of Ghana in connection with the rationalisation of energy sector Power Purchase Agreements and other related documents

Clients Advised (current / recent)

  • Government of Ghana.
  • Government of Ghana.
  • Universal Music Africa.
  • Ghana Revenue Authority.
  • Pricewaterhouse Coopers.
  • Ministry of Finance.

Example Matters

  • Joint Local Counsel on $3 billon Sovereign Bond 2019 & 2020.
  • Local transaction/legal advisor to the Government of Ghana in connection with the rationalisation of energy sector PPA, GSA and other related docuemnts.
  • Provision of Legal advice and draftin.
  • Debt Recovery.
  • Insolvency advice.
  • Training and Capacity Building.


  • Energy, Mining and Natural Resources
  • Creative Arts, Media, Sports and Entertainment
  • Infrastructure