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Mathilde Dubois focuses on project realization in Africa, the Middle East, and Europe, particularly in the digital, energy, and water sectors.

Mathilde regularly works on the development of contractual and financial arrangements in the context of multilateral negotiations. She assists governments and public entities with legislative and regulatory reforms, implementation of sectoral policies, privatization of public companies, and licensing procedures. She works with public entities in drafting and negotiating contracts, including public procurement contracts and public-private partnership (PPP) agreements.

She also assists public and private operators on regulatory issues, litigation, M&A, and OHADA (Organization for the Harmonization of Corporate Law in Africa) law matters.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Mathilde was a member of the energy practice at an international law firm.


  • Spiro obtains up-to FCFA 37.8 billion credit facility for deployment of electric motorcycles, batteries, and swap stations in Benin and TogoJones Day advised Spiro, a pioneer company deploying an innovative model of electric motorcycles and battery replacement and recharging network across the African continent, in the granting of an up-to FCFA 37.8 billion (c. €58 million) credit facility from Société Générale, with a 70% partial credit guarantee from GuarantCo, as part of Spiro's deployment of electric motorcycles, batteries, and swap stations in Benin and Togo.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Actando SAJones Day advised The Riverside Company as U.S. counsel in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Red Nucleus of Actando SA, a global learning organization that provides technology-enabled learning solutions to life sciences commercial teams that advance critical skills and capabilities across marketing, omnichannel, sales, key account management, and market access.
  • Togolese government implements Equiano fiber optic submarine cableJones Day assisted the Togolese Société d'Infrastructures Numériques (SIN) on the roll out and landing in Lomé of a branch of the Equiano fiber optic submarine cable developed by Google.
  • Government of the Republic of Togo deploys solar-powered lightsJones Day assisted the Government of the Republic of Togo in the deployment of more than 50,000 solar-powered street lights in rural areas in Togo by a French manufacturer and operator.