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Tiaan de Wit

Tiaan de Wit

Executive | Corporate Commercial
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Tiaan de Wit is an Executive in ENSafrica’s Corporate Commercial department, primarily specialising in M&A and equity capital market transactions.

Tiaan has advised a number of listed clients with regard to major corporate actions, including unbundlings, rights issues, capital raisings, initial public offerings, schemes of arrangement, mandatory and voluntary offers, as well as a number of listings and delistings on the Main Board of the JSE. Tiaan has experience in corporate reorganisations and leading legal due diligence investigations in respect of a number of M&A transactions.

Tiaan acts for clients in various industries, including clients operating in the private equity, commercial real estate, agri-business, retail, transport, liquor, gambling and betting, financial services and tourism industries.

He regularly advises on South African legislation, including the South African Companies Act and Takeover Regulations, the Financial Markets Act, the various provincial gambling acts, as well as the Listings Requirements of the JSE and the King IV Report on Corporate Governance.

Since 2018, Tiaan has lectured sections of the Advanced Company Law module at the University of Stellenbosch.

Tiaan is a lead member of a dedicated ENSafrica team specialising in the commercial, financial, legal, tax and regulatory aspects relevant to employee and management remuneration, benefits and incentives. This team services blue chip South African corporates in the listed and unlisted space, designing and implementing incentive plans to achieve their desired commercial outcomes. The team also advises numerous international specialised services and law firms on an ad hoc and annual basis in relation to their multinational clients operating incentive plans across the African continent.

Tiaan is recognised as a leading/recommended lawyer by:

  • The 2019, 2018 and 2017 Acritas Stars Database and Report