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Johan Loubser

Johan Loubser

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Johan Loubser is an Executive at ENS in the Banking and Finance practice. He has extensive experience advising on registered and unregistered investment funds; investment mandates; financial services and insurance regulation; and South African and cross-border finance transactions.  

Johan has deep expertise in fund formation and regulatory advisory work for private equity and venture capital funds.

Representative recent matters in his practice include:

  • advising on private equity, property, infrastructure and debt funds;
  • advising on investment mandates and related services;
  • advising on regulatory and registration issues affecting asset and wealth managers, brokers, insurers, pension funds, collective investment schemes, hedge funds, custodians and fintech firms;
  • representing borrowers and lenders in debt transactions;
  • representing issuers and subscribers in preference share funding transactions;
  • advising pension funds on prudential investment limits and outsourcing transactions to insurers;
  • advising insurers on regulatory matters and the transfer of insurance business.

Johan is recognised as a leading/recommended lawyer by:

  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2024, 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 – Investment Funds (South Africa)
  • Best Lawyers® 2023, 2022, 2021 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 – Banking and Finance, Private Equity; 2023 - Private Funds; 2021 - Banking and Finance Lawyer of the Year (South Africa)