Milton is a corporate, funds and banking and finance lawyer with previous experience at international law firms in South Africa, the United Kingdom and China.
Milton has broad experience advising financial institutions and sponsors, in relation to acquisition finance, cross-border finance, private equity, structured finance, debt capital markets, derivatives, hedge funds, high yield debt, and securitisation.
Milton has funds experience and has advised both GPs and LPs in relation to the establishment of domestic and international funds and has assisted clients with the full spectrum of private investment funds, all major investment strategies and all stages of a private investment fund's life cycle including:
- fund structuring and establishment
- investment reviews
- management and advisory arrangements
- platform and product design
- secondary transactions, restructurings and exits
Milton was admitted as an Attorney in South Africa in 1997 and as a Solicitor in England and Wales in 2003 and has previously worked as senior counsel in the private equity practice of O'Melveny & Myers, London where he acted for private equity funds, sovereign wealth funds and hedge funds on various capital market, structured finance, acquisitions and private equity related transactions. He has experience in the European, Asian and African markets.
Milton was a partner in the Beijing office of Norton Rose Fulbright LLP where he assisted Chinese State Owned Enterprises and financial institutions with their outbound investment strategy, particularly relating to cross-border transactions into Africa and Europe.
He was recently recognised by Best Lawyers for Private Equity & Funds, South Africa, 2020.