USD69-BILLION ACQUISITIONRepresenting SABIC in the proposed acquisition by Saudi Arabian Oil Company (“Aramco”) of a 70% stake in SABIC.
ZAR52-BILLION DIVESTMENTZAR52-billion divestment of Absa from Barclays by Barclays Bank plc, involving Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, the United Kingdom and Zambia.
USD4.6-BILLIONENSafrica advised DSV A/S (DSV) and Panalpina Welttransport Holding (PWT) with respect to South African and Kenyan competition law, including the preparation and submission of merger notifications in South Africa and Kenya in relation to DSV’s acquisition of PWT.
ZAR35-BILLION ACQUISITIONZAR35-billion acquisition by the Vodacom Group of a 34.94% stake in East African telecommunications operator Safaricom. This deal won the 2017 DealMakers Deal of the Year Award.
USD2.4-BILLION ACQUISITIONRepresented Engen in its acquisition by Vivo Energy.
EUR10-BILLION ACQUISITIONEUR10-billion acquisition of Akzo Nobel N.V. by the Carlyle Group’s Starfruit Finco B.V., with merger notifications in COMESA, Kenya and South Africa.
USD5.3-BILLION ACQUISITIONRepresenting Carlyle Group LLP in its acquisition of StandardAero.
USD4.2-BILLION ACQUISITIONRepresented UPL in its acquisition of Arysta Life Sciences.
USD1.05-BILLION ACQUISITIONUSD1.05-billion acquisition by Sanlam Emerging Markets (Ireland) of Saham S.A. and Saham Finances S.A., with merger notifications in numerous countries, including Botswana, Cameroon, COMESA, Kenya and Morocco. It is its largest acquisition to date.
ACQUISITIONAcquisition of FFT GmbH & Co. KGaA (Germany) and FFT Gesellschaft mbH (Austria) by Fosun International Holdings, with merger notifications in CEMAC, COMESA, Kenya, South Africa and Tanzania.