Whether your corporate strategy is to expand your global or domestic business operations or to diversify into new sectors and markets, to exit investments or to divest of non-core activities, to raise funds or to list on various exchanges, our experts offer you a solution-based approach of legal and commercial advice.
We believe in partnering with our client’s to understand their unique business needs and provide bespoke services both in South Africa and globally. In particular, our Africa-focused team can assist you in all aspects of corporate law and transactions across Africa, supported by an international team of more than 1,000 corporate lawyers in over 73 offices worldwide, including Kenya, Angola, Morocco and Algeria. In countries in which we do not have a physical presence, we develop and maintain synergies with local counsel across Africa to assist with your cross-border opportunities.
We advise on M&A, private equity, equity capital markets, joint ventures and corporate advisory issues for multinationals, local market participants, large corporations and SMEs in a variety of sectors. Our diverse team is well placed to partner with you in achieving your complex commercial objectives.
We work towards understanding our client’s business operations in order to tailor our services as required. If an issue is relevant to the transaction or commercial work or our client we partner with our clients to resolve it.
We appreciate the time sensitive nature of our client’s needs and provide effective and efficient solutions for the corporate and commercial aspects of our client’s business both in terms of general requirements and specific corporate opportunities being explored.
Our integrated corporate and commercial team is fully equipped and able to progress your commercial objectives and advise on a variety of issues including:
- Black Economic Empowerment
- business trusts
- capital markets
- conducting legal due diligence investigations
- corporate governance
- corporate restructuring
- equity capital markets
- establishment of business entities
- exchange control
- general corporate and commercial issues
- investment funds
- mergers and acquisitions
- private equity
- transaction structuring