Kristel van Rensburg
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Kristel van Rensburg is an Executive at ENSafrica in the tax practice. She specialises in taxation in the mining sector.
She has advised clients in a number of sectors, including mining, retail and private equity.
Kristel’s experience includes advising clients on direct corporate tax, withholding taxes, tax administration and tax compliance (including mineral royalty returns), as well as on tax efficient acquisition, restructure and funding structures. She has also advised on new and existing employment share incentive schemes.
Kristel is an expert in advising corporates and broad-based black economic empowerment (B-BBEE) shareholders on the tax-efficient structuring, re-structuring, financing and refinancing of B-BBEE investment and ownership transactions, including loans, equity, preference share funding and notional vendor financing arrangements
Kristel is also an expert in the South African tax aspects of local and international private equity fund formation and transactions as well as the South African tax aspects of venture capital structures
In addition to her tax consulting experience, Kristel was also involved in developing and implementing legislation regarding funding for acquisition transactions utilising group relief provisions in the Income Tax Act.
Kristel is recognised as a leading/recommended lawyer by:
- Best Lawyers® 2023, 2022 – Tax (South Africa)
- World Tax Review – General Corporate Tax 2023 (South Africa)
- LLB (University of Pretoria)
- HDipTax (University of Johannesburg)
- Certificate in Mining Tax (University Of Witwatersrand)
- Admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa