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Each week we include one of the the Thorts articles that ran in the last issue of DealMakers SA

Released weekly in M&A Pulse and Ghost Mail

11 July 2024

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DealMakers Q1 2024

Corporate restructures: some exchange control considerations

by Megan Landers | AJM Tax

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Catalyst Q1 2024

Private credit wave rolls across Africa

by Michael Avery

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4 July 2024

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DealMakers Q1 2024

Business Crimes and Forensic Services are a must-have for businesses to thrive

by Lionel van Tonder | Webber Wentzel

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DealMakers AFRICA Q1 2024

Recent developments in Competition Law

by Nazeera Mia | Bowmans

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27 June 2024

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DealMakers Q1 2024

Know what your business is worth, even if not ready to sell

by Andrew Bahlmann | Deal Leaders International

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DealMakers AFRICA Q1 2024

Ten important considerations when filing multi-jurisdictional mergers in Africa
by Martin Versfeld, Lebohang Makhubedu, Patrick Smith, Ricky Mann and Daniela Lamparelli | Webber Wentzel and RBB Economics

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20 June 2024

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DealMakers Q1 2024

Enhancing accountability: a closer look at the ‘Two-Strike Rule’

by Jaynisha Chibabhai | PSG Capital

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DealMakers AFRICA Q1 2024

Capital Gains Tax and its impact on offshore indirect transfers in Kenya

by Alex Kanyi, Lena Onyango and Judith Jepkorir | CDH Kenya

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13 June 2024

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DealMakers Q1 2024

M&A in the digital age: how technology elevates legal strategy

by Safiyya Patel and Aalia Manie | Webber Wentzel

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DealMakers AFRICA Q1 2024

Capitalising on opportunity: African M&A to rise in 2024 and beyond

by Jens Kengelbach | Boston Consulting Group

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6 June 2024

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DealMakers Q1 2024

Bridging Gaps: the art of infrastructure investment in South Africa

by Anneline Sonpal and Malcom Mangunda | Singular Group

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DealMakers AFRICA Q1 2024

Unlocking Africa’s potential: The rise of AI investment on the continent
by Tayyibah Suliman and Lutfiyya Ramiah | Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

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16 May 2024

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DealMakers Q1 2024

Renewed appetite for M&A activity in 2024

by Krishna Nagar | Rand Merchant Bank

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25 April 2024

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DealMakers AFRICA 2023 Annual 

Competition law develops in Africa

by Lesley Morphet and Nolukhanyo Mpisane | Fasken

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18 April 2024

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DealMakers 2023 Annual 

Class Act
by Jesse Prinsloo and Dane Kruger | Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

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DealMakers AFRICA 2023 Annual 

Is Africa poised for a new wave of consolidations?
by Khaya Hlophe-Kunene and Johann Piek | PSG Capital

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11 April 2024

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Catalyst 2023 Annual 

Froneman bets on guilt free hydrogen

by Michael Avery

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DealMakers AFRICA 2023 Annual 

Navigating the crucial turning point for M&A

by Tholinhlanhla Gcabashe and Cathy Truter | Bowmans

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4 April 2024

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DealMakers 2023 Annual 

Executive Brief: key takeaways from the 2023 Companies Amendment Bills

by Daniel Hart, Janke Strydom and Nolukhanyo Mpisane | Fasken

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DealMakers AFRICA 2023 Annual 

Energy and materials sector to boost M&A
by Seddik Al Fihri | Boston Consulting Group, Casablanca

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27 March 2023

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Catalyst 2023 Annual 

Africa: from basket case to breadbasket

by Michael Avery

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DealMakers AFRICA 2023 Annual 

Benefits of due diligence in M&A agreements 

by Thandiwe Nhlapho and Roxanna Valayathum | Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

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20 March 2023

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DealMakers 2023 Annual 

Thumbs up for emojis

by Brian Jennings and Storm Arends, Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

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DealMakers AFRICA 2023 Annual 

Unlocking Africa's economic potential

by Oluseyi Kumapayi | African Subsidiaries, Access Bank Plc

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7 March 2024

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DealMakers 2023 Annual

Trends in SA capital markets

by Terence Kretzmann and Bhargav Desai, PSG Capital

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29 February 2024

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DealMakers 2023 Annual

Benefit from ESG synergies in M&A

by Alexis Bour, Boston Consulting Group | Johannesburg

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22 February 2024

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DealMakers 2023 Annual

Private auctions for sell-side mergers and acquisitions

by Gabi Mailula, Kamohelo Masubele and Asanda Lembede, ENS

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7 December 2023

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DealMakers Q3 2023 

Devil in the details: indemnities vs warranties in M&A

by Keagan Hyslop and Roxanna Valayathum | Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

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DealMakers Q3 2023 

FinSurv’s concerning silence on the regulation of crypto assets

by Bright Tibane and Andani Thovhakale | Bowmans

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DealMakers AFRICA Q3 2023 

ESG dispute resolution in Africa: trends and strategies

by Sandra Sithole, Chandni Gopal and Thandekile Mbatha | Webber Wentzel

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30 November 2023

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DealMakers Q3 2023 

Mediation and the challenges of the 21st century in South Africa

by Michael Straeuli and Amaarah Mayet | Webber Wentzel

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DealMakers Q3 2023 

The role of internal Corporate Finance teams in M&A dealmaking

by Taskeen Ismail | Old Mutual Group

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DealMakers AFRICA Q3 2023 

Food for thought     

by James Moody | PSG Capital

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24 November 2023

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DealMakers Q3 2023 

How to manage the warrant and indemnity claims in the acquisition process

by Bobby Wessels and De Wet de Villiers | AJM

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DealMakers Q3 2023 

The rise of Artificial Intelligence in corporate finance: deciphering value, navigating risk

by Brian Vaddan | EY

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DealMakers AFRICA Q3 2023 

Kenya’s path to economic supremacy in Africa

by Paras Shah | Bowmans

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16 November 2023

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DealMakers Q3 2023 

Unlocking private equity exits in the face of increasing SA uncertainty

by Thabo Ndimande and Hauke Schotola | RMB

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DealMakers Q3 2023 

South Africa: new JSE rules to encourage listings

by Lydia Shadrach-Razzino, Tanya Seitz and Shamila Mpinga | Baker McKenzie Johannesburg

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12 October 2023

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DealMakers Q2 2023 

OFAC risks in Mergers and Acquisitions
by Brandon Irsigler, Noushaad Omarjee and Davin Olen | Dentons South Africa

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Catalyst Q2 2023 

Navigating growth: assessing the potential of private equity investments in Southern African markets
b
y Thandiwe Nhlapho and Roxanna Valayathum | Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

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5 October 2023

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DealMakers Q2 2023 

The future of the mandatory audit firm rotation rule in South Africa

by Leonard Bilchitz and Tevin Ramalu | ENSafrica

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DealMakers Q2 2023 

Exchange controls in Africa – be aware of the limitations

by Cor Kraamwinkel, Marissa Wessels and Shirleen Ritchie | Webber Wentzel

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28 September 2023

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DealMakers Q2 2023 

Future proofing the social and ethics committee

by Johann Piek | PSG Capital

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Catalyst Q2 2023 

Resetting share incentive schemes – navigating the tax consequences

by Brian Dennehy | Webber Wentzel

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21 September 2023

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DealMakers Q2 2023 

Business Rescue Practitioners beware: Publish or prison
by Brian Jennings and Sasha Schermers | Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

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Catalyst Q2 2023 

Unlocking opportunities: exploring the evolving landscape of private equity in Southern Africa

by Makole Mupita | Mahlako Financial Services

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14 September 2023

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DealMakers Q2 2023 

SARS's Authorised Economic Operators Programme: a must for businesses to expand beyond borders

by Dyondzo Kwinika and Virusha Subban | Baker McKenzie Johannesburg

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DealMakers AFRICA Q2 2023 

Corporate Law Digest - Kenya

The Conundrum of Conversion Under Convertible Loan Agreements

by Njeri Wagacha and Rizichi Kashero-Ondego, CDH Kenya

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7 September 2023

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DealMakers Q2 2023 

Using sustainability-linked financing for impact to achieve ESG goals
by Khurshid Fazel | Webber Wentzel

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DealMakers AFRICA Q2 2023 

Investment in Africa: Exploring the continent’s growth potential
by Mish-al Magiet | PSG Capital

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31 August 2023

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DealMakers Q2 2023 

No need for “poison pills”? Why hostile takeovers tend to fail in South Africa

by Nicholas De Decker | Lawtons Africa

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DealMakers AFRICA Q2 2023 

Sanction risks and African business: An overview of OFAC listings

by Brandon Irsigler, Noushaad Omarjee and Davin Olen | Dentons South Africa

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17 August 2023

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DealMakers Q2 2023 

Finding M&A opportunities in the SA industrial sector through a value-orientated lens

by Alex Volschenk and Cara Pardini | RMB

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29 June 2023

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DealMakers Q1 2023 

Does the failure to attach an annexure to your agreement render your agreement void for vagueness?
by Daniel Hart and Faheema Rahim | Fasken

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22 June 2023

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DealMakers Q1 2023 

National security protections, procedural fairness and cartel enforcement highlighted as competition law trends
by Nazeera Mia and Shakti Wood | Bowmans

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Catalyst Q1 2023 

Riding the solar energy wave: section 12B explained
by Michael Avery

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14 June 2023

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Catalyst Q1 2023 

Risk it for the biscuit: opportunities for private equity in business rescue
by Jessica Osmond and Tobie Jordaan | Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

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DealMakers AFRICA Q1 2023 

The increasing focus on public interest considerations in African competition policy
by Lerisha Naidu, Angelo Tzarevski and Sphesihle Nxumalo | Baker McKenzie

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8 June 2023

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DealMakers Q1 2023 

Are minority shareholders always bound by the conduct of majority shareholders?
by Gabi Mailula and Asanda Lembede | ENSafrica

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DealMakers AFRICA Q1 2023 

The growing role for development finance institutions

by Johann Piek | PSG Capital

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1 June 2023

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DealMakers Q1 2023 

Considering JSE-listed property companies
by Calvin Craig, PSG Capital

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DealMakers AFRICA Q1 2023 

The resilient rise of African fintech
by Ashlin Perumall | Baker McKenzie, Johannesburg

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25 May 2023

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DealMakers Q1 2023 

Takeovers: Don't shout it from the rooftops, please

by Brian Jennings and Keagan Hyslop | Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

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DealMakers AFRICA Q1 2023 

The resilient rise of African fintech
by Ashlin Perumall | Baker McKenzie, Johannesburg

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18 May 2023

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DealMakers Q1 2023 

Down but not out: SA M&A to tread water until year end
b
y Matthew Eb and Itumeleng Molefe | RMB Corporate Finance

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11 May 2023

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DealMakers Q1 2023 

The sale of business interests
by Angelique Stronkhorst and Bobby Wessels | AJM Tax

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20 April 2023

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DealMakers AFRICA 2022 Annual 

Competition law developments in Africa
by Lesley Morphet | Fasken

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20 April 2023

DealMakers 2022 Annual | Catalyst

AIIM targets NOA to overcome flood of load shedding inaction
by Michael Avery

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DealMakers AFRICA 2022 Annual 

United States and Africa: Building strong partnerships
by James P O’Brien | Baker McKenzie

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13 April 2023

DealMakers 2022 Annual 

What constitutes financial assistance for purposes of section 45?
by Thandiwe Nhlapho and Brian Jennings | Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

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DealMakers AFRICA 2022 Annual 

Infrastructure development: the catalyst to unlock growth on the African continent?
by Siyabonga Shandu, PSG Capital

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5 April 2023

DealMakers 2022 Annual | Catalyst

The role of DFIs in the future of Private Equity in Africa
by Michael Avery

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DealMakers AFRICA 2022 Annual 

The African Exchanges Linkage Project: A Viable Solution to Boost Liquidity Levels in African Stock Markets?

by Dimitri Cavvadas and Obakeng Phatshwane, Fasken

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30 March 2023

DealMakers 2022 Annual | Catalyst

The sun will continue to shine on private equity in Africa
by Lydia Shadrach-Razzino, Baker McKenzie

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23 March 2023

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DealMakers 2022 Annual

Can donations be used as a mechanism to avoid the solvency and liquidity test?
by Tevin Ramalu and Leonard Bilchitz, ENSafrica

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9 March 2023

DealMakers 2022 Annual

The return of dual class shares
by Johann Piek, PSG Capital

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2 March 2023

DealMakers 2022 Annual

JSE takes another step towards amending the Listings Requirements

by Madelein van der Walt and Nasrin Kharsany, Webber Wentzel

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16 February 2023

DealMakers Q3 2022

Competition Regulation as a tool for ownership transformation

by Richard Bryce, Bowmans

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9 February 2023

DealMakers Q3 2022

ESG reporting begins with honest and verifiable statements

by Paula-Ann Novotny, Jaqui Pinto and Chandni Gopal, Webber Wentzel

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2 February 2023

DealMakers Q3 2022

Harness opportunities: ESG considerations at the forefront of M&A transactions 

by Roxanna Valayathum and Shanna Eeson, Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

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14 December 2022

DealMakers Q3 2022

Corporate governance considerations for Boards of Directors overseeing entities outside of South Africa 

by Janke Strydom and Jacques Marais, Fasken

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DealMakers AFRICA Q3 2022

Food for thought: safes and regulatory aspects
by Njeri Wagacha and Rizichi Kashero-Ondego, CDH Kenya

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DealMakers Q3 2022 | Renewable Energy Feature

Appropriate regulation is needed to help address SA’s power crisis
by Mzukisi Kota and Jason Van Der Poel, Webber Wentzel

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8 December 2022

DealMakers Q3 2022

Common issues to consider when purchasing a business 
by Jaco Meyer and Haafizah Khota, Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

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DealMakers AFRICA Q3 2022

Trends in African energy and tech investments
by Khaya Hlophe-Kunene, PSG Capital

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DealMakers Q3 2022 | Renewable Energy Feature

Africa’s Energy Transition - seismic shifts create new opportunities
by Edmund Higenbottam and Dusan Bozic, Verdant Capital

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1 December 2022

DealMakers Q3 2022

Competition Commission aims to capture more notifiable mergers 

by Daryl Dingley and Elisha Bhugwandeen, Webber Wentzel

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DealMakers AFRICA Q3 2022

Is it time to have a Kenya-Mauritius double taxation agreement in force?

by Alex Kanyi, Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

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DealMakers Q3 2022 | Renewable Energy Feature

Investing in Africa energy - the carbon conundrum
by Kenny Fihla, Standard Bank

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24 November 2022

DealMakers Q3 2022

What’s happened to the (new) companies amendment bill? 

by Anthea Eleftheriadis and Tevin Ramalu, ENSafrica

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DealMakers AFRICA Q3 2022

Welcome to the age of African start-ups

by James Moody, PSG Capital

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DealMakers Q3 2022 | Renewable Energy Feature

Facilitating a new generation of renewable energy
By Amber Bolleurs, Pranisha Sahadeo and Sindisiwe Mosoeu, RMB

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17 November 2022

DealMakers Q3 2022

Fifty shades of greylisting

by Ricci Hackner, Bowmans

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10 November 2022

DealMakers Q3 2022

The business case for producing biofuel from sugar cane in SA

by Aimee te Riele, Nedbank CIB

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13 October 2022

DealMakers Q2 2022

Legal considerations relating to electronic meetings

by Ziningi Hlophe, Tebogo Moloko and Lwazi Mthembu, Webber Wentzel

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6 October 2022

DealMakers Q2 2022

Minority shareholders’ appraisal rights

by Johan Coertze and Giscard Kotelo, Fasken

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15 September 2022

DealMakers Q2 2022

Consolidated, Amended and Restated Agreements

by Gabi Mailula, ENSafrica

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8 September 2022

DealMakers Q2 2022

The impact of macroeconomic volatility on M&A activity in 2022

by Deshan Pillay, Nedbank CIB

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2 September 2022

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DealMakers Q2 2022

ESG matters need a co-ordinated and practical approach

by Nomsa Mbere and Safiyya Patel, Webber Wentzel

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DealMakers AFRICA Q2 2022

Is being “Exit ready” more important than ever? 

by Graham Stokoe, EY

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25 August 2022

DealMakers Q2 2022

Is the B-BBEE Commission overstepping its powers?

by Evon Jeewan, Bravura

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18 August 2022

DealMakers Q2 2022

Time to expand the C-Suite?

by Johann Piek, PSG Capital

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11 August 2022

DealMakers Q2 2022

Lessons learnt from dealmaking during COVID-19

by Justine Krige, Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

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21 July 2022

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DealMakers Q1 2022

Navigating competition law compliance in dual distribution relationships

by Neil Mackenzie and Hadassah Laing, Fasken

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14 July 2022

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DealMakers Q1 2022

A scheme of arrangement proposed to holders of a class of shares – shareholders’ approval rights

by Julius Oosthuizen,  Prince Mathibela and Olwethuthando Ndlovu | ENSafrica

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7 July 2022

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Catalyst Q1 2022

Stemming the JSE delisting deluge starts with de-institutionalising SA’s public market

by Paul Miller | AmaranthCX

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30 June 2022

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DealMakers Q1 2022

Merger control in South Africa after Burger King

by Daryl Dingley and Elisha Bhugwandeen, Webber Wentzel

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23 June 2022

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Catalyst Q1 2022

Taking AIIM at The Logistics Group

by Michael Avery

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16 June 2022

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DealMakers Q1 2022

Corporate Income Tax: A bittersweet reduction

by Lance Collop, Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

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9 June 2022

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DealMakers Q1 2022

Proposed national security considerations may complicate foreign investments into South Africa

by Ziyanda Ntshona, Burton Phillips and Lwazi Mthembu | Webber Wentzel

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2 June 2022

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DealMakers Q1 2022

When unplanned for events can trump a share sale deal

by Bobby Wessels | AJM

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26 May 2022

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DealMakers Q1 2022

How to fit M&A into a complete framework

by Sandra du Toit | EY

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19 May 2022

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DealMakers Q1 2022

When crisis facilitates opportunities

by Matthew Visser, PKF Octagon

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