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Rembuluwani Nembudani

Senior Associate

CMS RM Partners
85 Grayston Drive
5th Floor
Sandton
2196
Johannesburg
South Africa
Languages English, Zulu

Rembu is corporate and commercial lawyer.

He assists his clients by negotiating and drafting various commercial agreements including but not limited to mergers and acquisition agreements, conducting legal due diligences, advising on corporate governance and various corporate and commercial law issues.     

Rembu advises both domestic, regional and international clients in relation to mergers & acquisitions, cross-border transactions, and general corporate and commercial work.  

He has experience working in various industries, including telecommunications, retail, logistics, commodities, pharmaceutical, oil and gas and mining across many jurisdictions in Africa, including Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, Swaziland, Mozambique and Malawi. 

Before joining CMS South Africa, he worked at two other national and international ‘big law’ firms and a multinational mining company.  

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Relevant experience

  • A South African private equity fund - in the acquisition of 44% of the shares in a school cabs private company.
  • A South African privately-owned budget hotel group – in relation to a joint venture with a large South African hotel, gaming and entertainment group.
  • A South African listed mining company – in respect of a proposed joint venture with a South African entrepreneur in respect of an equity investment in smart energy solutions.
  • A South African technology private company – in the acquisition of an Individual Electronic Communications Service Licence and Individual Electronic Communications Network Service Licence.
  • A South African private company – in the proposed acquisition of a payment technology business.
  • A Japanese company – in the proposed acquisition of 60% shares in a South African engineering company. 
  • A company incorporated in the Cayman Islands – in the proposed acquisition of 100% shares in a South African financial services company.
  • Reckitt Benckiser South Africa - on the restructuring of its business into two distinct businesses (i.e. health business and hygiene & home business).
  • Efora Energy Limited (previously known as SacOil Holdings Limited) - in the proposed acquisition of a petroleum wholesaler known as Belton Park Trading 134 .
  • Louis Dreyfus Company Africa (LDC) - in the proposed acquisition by a consortium comprising DH Brothers Industries (trading as Willowton Group) and LDC of a maize milling business known as Progress Milling.
  • Huge Group - in the acquisition of a 100% stake in Connectnet Broadband Wireless.
  • Various companies - in relation to the implementation of BEE structures in respect of their corporate structures.
  • Anglo American Coal -  in respect of the first bid window Coal Baseload Independent Power Producer (IPP) Procurement Programme of South Africa. The project is known as Project Khanyisa and was awarded preferred bidder status by the Department of Energy.
  • FedEx Corporation (a USA listed courier company) - in the acquisition of several courier businesses in Southern Africa from Supaswift.
  • A South African pharmaceutical company - in the proposed acquisition of a pharmaceutical business in South Africa.
  • An international company - in the acquisition of an orthodontic product distributorship business in South Africa.
  • Randfontein Estates Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited - in the disposal of Sir Albert Medical Centre to Lenmed Health Randfontein Private Hospital. 
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Memberships & Roles

  • Member of the Legal Practice Council.
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Publications

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Education

  • 2011 - LL.B., University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.
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7 October 2019
CMS ex­pands in Africa
Frank­furt, 7 Oc­to­ber 2019. CMS an­nounces that RM Part­ners and Daly & In­am­dar Ad­voc­ates, based in South Africa and Kenya re­spect­ively, have today joined the lead­ing glob­al law firm. Go­ing for­ward, they...
June 2020
CMS Cor­por­ate / M&A Glob­al Bro­chure
A glob­al lead­er in Cor­por­ate / M&A We ad­vise some of the world’s lead­ing com­pan­ies on mer­gers & ac­quis­i­tions, of­ten in chal­len­ging and cross-bor­der situ­ations. With more than 1,000 law­yers of­fer­ing...
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