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PEERMONT GLOBAL PROPRIETARY LIMITED
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Counsel to Peermont Global Proprietary Limited in respect of the share purchase agreement concluded amongst Sun International Limited, Sun International (South Africa) Limited (SISA), Maxshell Investments 114 Proprietary Limited (Maxshell), Peermont Group Holdings II Limited (PGH2) and Peermont Group Holdings III Limited (PGH3), amongst others, in terms of which SISA will acquire: (i) the entire number of issued ordinary shares in Maxshell, the holding company of Peermont Global Proprietary Limited; (ii) the entire number of issued preference shares in PGH2; and (iii) 100% of the entire number of the payment-in-kind notes issued by PGH3, in each case from their respective existing holders.
Partners Involved: Barry Garven , Barry Garven , Barry Garven , Charles  Young , David Yuill , David Yuill , David Yuill , Jean Meijer , Jean Meijer , Lischa Gerstle , Richard Shein , Tholinhlanhla Gcabashe , Tholinhlanhla Gcabashe , Tim Gordon-Grant


CITY OF JOHANNESBURG AND OTHERS VERSUS THE SOUTH AFRICAN LOCAL AUTHORITIES PENSION FUND AND OTHERS - SUPREME COURT OF APPEAL
Monday, March 09, 2015
Advised City of Johannesburg and four of its Municipal Owned Entities (Johannesburg Water, City Power, Johannesburg City Parks and Pikitup) in a High Court application, and subsequent appeal before the Supreme Court of Appeal, brought by the South African Local Authorities Pension Fund relating to a decision by the participating employers to cease participation in the fund.
Partners Involved: Henry Ngcobo


SABMILLER PLC / SABSA HOLDINGS LIMITED
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
We acted for SABMiller plc in relation to its disposal of its holding of approximately 435 million shares in Tsogo Sun Holdings Limited (Tsogo) through: (i) a fully marketed secondary placing of 293,896,315 Tsogo ordinary shares to selected South African and international institutional investors at ZAR25.75 per placing share; (ii) a buyback by Tsogo of 133,584,599 Tsogo ordinary shares for an aggregate consideration of ZAR2,8 billion; and (iii) a loan facility to Tsogo executives for the purchase of 7,766,990 Tsogo ordinary shares at ZAR25.75 per share.
Deal value: R10 600 000 000
Partners Involved: Alan Keep , Charles Douglas , Chris Green , Derek Lotter , Ezra Davids , Iona Dhladhla , Kirsten Kern , Livia Dyer


BNP PARIBAS S.A. THROUGH ITS WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY BNP PARIBAS PERSONAL FINANCE S.A (BNPPF)
Monday, April 14, 2014
BNPPF has entered into agreements which will result in it acquiring 100% of the shares in RCS Investment Holdings Limited (the Company) from JSE listed shareholders. The Foschini Group Limited (acting through its wholly owned subsidiary Retail Credit Solutions Proprietary Limited) which holds 55% of the shares in the Company and The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited which holds 45% of the shares in the Company (the Existing Shareholders).
Partners Involved: David Geral , Dirk  Wessels , Ezra Davids , Francisco Khoza , Kirsten Kern , Livia Dyer , Lusanda Raphulu


GLAXO SMITH KLINE PLC, LISTED ON THE LSE AND QUOTED ON THE NYSE IN THE FORM OF ADS
Monday, December 02, 2013
We advised Glaxo Smith Kline Plc (listed on the London Stock Exchange and quoted on the New York Stock Exchange in the form of American Depository Shares) on the disposal of one third of its 19% shareholding in Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Limited, a company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange involved in the supply of branded and generic pharmaceuticals and of consumer and nutritional products. The transaction was implemented through a placing and bookbuild (deal value R7 billion).
Deal value: R7 000 000 000
Partners Involved: Ezra Davids


AFRICAN RAINBOW MINERALS LTD ("ARM") / ASSMANG LTD
Monday, November 25, 2013
Joint venture between Assmang Ltd, Sumitomo Corporation and China Steel Corporation in respect of the construction, commissioning and operation of a high carbon ferromanganese and/or silicomanganese smelting plant in Sarawak, Malaysia.


KIK CUSTOM PRODUCTS INC
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Acted as South African counsel on a multi-jurisdiction share purchase by a US corporation from various entities housed under an ultimate US corporation parent company.
Partners Involved: Ashleigh Hale , Claire Tucker , David Geral , Diyashen Pillay , Lusanda Raphulu


MORRISON & FOERSTER LLP (US COUNSEL TO UNDERWRITERS RAYMOND JAMES & ASSOCIATES, INC. AND WILLIAM BLAIR & COMPANY, LLC)
Friday, October 18, 2013
Bowman Gilfillan acted as SA counsel to Morrison & Foerster LLP, US counsel to the underwriters, in respect of the successful initial public offering by JSE-listed company Mix Telematics Limited of American Depository Shares on the New York Stock Exchange (which involved a combined primary offering by the company and a secondary offering by some of the shareholder).
Partners Involved: David Yuill , Ezra Davids , Mogola Makola


SAPPI LIMITED
Tuesday, July 02, 2013
Advised Sappi in relation to a transaction in which, subject to the fulfilment of certain conditions precedent, Sappi Southern Africa and Brocas (both subsidiaries of Sappi) will sell their shares in, and a shareholder claim against, Usutu Forest Products Company Limited to Montigny investments. Usutu controls approximately 67,000 hectares of softwood plantation, a decommissioned pulp mill and two villages in close proximity to the pulp mill, all located in Swaziland.
Partners Involved: Lance Fleiser


BINNINGTON COPELAND AND ASSOCIATES PTY LTD
Thursday, June 06, 2013
Advised the Binnington Family Trust and Construction Support Services International Limited with regard to the sale of all of their shares in Binnington Copeland and Associates Pty Ltd and BCA Training Pty Ltd to Hill International N.V. who will acquire the full equity in Binnington Copeland and Associates Pty Ltd and BCA Training Pty Ltd with the consideration being paid by the issue of shares in the purchaser’s New York listed holdings company.
Partners Involved: Barry Garven , Lloyd Chater , Talita Laubscher


 
 
   

 

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