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Sanjay Kassen

Sanjay Kassen

Executive | Joint Head of Department

the impossible is often untried

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Sanjay Kassen is an Executive at ENS and Joint Head of the Corporate Commercial practice, specialising in M&A, equity capital markets (“ECM”) and broad-based black economic empowerment (B-BBEE).

He advises a diverse range of listed and unlisted companies in local and international markets. Sanjay heads the firm’s ECM practice group and its B-BBEE practice group and jointly heads its India practice group.

Sanjay’s experience includes advising clients on cross-border/multi-jurisdictional M&A transactions, securities dealings, initial public offerings, listings (primary and secondary), domestic and international capital raisings and B-BBEE structuring, advisory and compliance.

Sanjay sits on the board of various companies and is also a trustee of various B-BBEE trusts for large listed groups in South Africa.

Sanjay is recognised as a leading/recommended lawyer by:

  • Chambers Global Guide 2024, 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018 – Capital Markets: Equity (South Africa)
  • Best Lawyers® 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019 – Capital Markets Law; 2023, 2022 - Corporate Law ( South Africa )
  • Client Choice Awards 2019, 2017 – General Corporate (South Africa)
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2024, 2023 – Corporate (South Africa)