Our Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) practice is at the forefront of contemporary legal transactions in a local and global context, advising leading corporates from a multitude of sectors around the world on a variety of legal and commercial issues in Africa.
The practice is well established as a market leader for its exceptional service in providing local and international clients with sophisticated and practical advice on structuring, negotiating, documenting and implementing complex and innovative local and cross-border transactions.
Always abreast of legislative developments and changes, the Practice has extensive knowledge of the new South African Companies Act (which came into force on 1 May 2011) and has presented numerous training and information workshops on the subject, ensuring that clients receive sound and up-to-date advice in respect of the new Company Law regime.
The M&A practice offering is enhanced by superior tax, exchange control, banking and finance, competition/anti-trust, regulatory and employment law teams.
The practice holds top tier positions and receives consistently high ratings in legal surveys and M&A league tables. Our expertise covers the full spectrum of corporate and commercial transactions and advisory work, including: