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Legal Adviser Spotlight
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Disposal by Massmart of non-core assets to Shoprite
Massmart announced the sale of the following non-core businesses to Shoprite Supermarkets:
the Rhino Cash and Carry and Cambridge Food businesses, the Fruitspot business and Massfresh Meat businesses and 12 Masscash Cash and Carry stores. The maximum disposal consideration for the businesses is R1,36bn, payable in cash.
Legal Advisers to the transaction
DLA Piper - Legal Adviser to Shoprite and Competition Commission submission
To be advised
ENSafrica - Legal Adviser to Massmart
Lydia Shadrach-Razzino | Executive (Corporate Commercial); Carine Pick | Senior Associate (Corporate Commercial); Meldah Pilusa | Senior Associate (Corporate Commercial; Qiniso Sibiya | Associate (Corporate Commercial); Errin Brits | Candidate Attorney (Corporate Commercial); Altair Richards | Executive (Corporate Commercial); Orita Maharaj | Associate (Corporate Commercial)
André J Maré | Executive (IP); Waldo Steyn | Executive (IP); Hugo Biermann | Senior Associate (IP); Tyla Foster | Executive (Mine and Occupational Health and Safety); Cindy-Lee Bekeer | Associate (Mine and Occupational Health and Safety); Hassan Van Wyk | Associate (Employment); Dion Masher | Executive (Employment); Raeesa Seedat | Associate (Property/Real Estate); Len Voster | Executive (Property/Real Estate); Shezaad Cassim | Senior Associate (Dispute Resolution); Craig Saven | Executive (Banking and Finance); Justin Balkin | Executive (Competition); Aziza Mdee | Senior Associate (Competition)
CMS - Legal Adviser to Massmart Wholesale
Fairvest Property internalisation of management company
Fairvest Property announced it is to ask shareholders to approve the internalisation of its asset management function. The asset management of Fairvest is outsourced to New Star Asset Management. The company proposes to acquire all the issued share capital from Manco shareholders for an aggregate cash consideration of R133 million.