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Govan Manuel

Govan Manuel

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Govan Manuel is an Executive at ENS in the Corporate Commercial practice.

He specialises in public and private mergers and acquisitions ("M&A"), company and trust law, general corporate transactions, re-organisations and contract law as well as corporate governance and broad-based black economic empowerment ("B-BBEE").

Govan also has experience with advising clients in the Agribusiness sector.

He also specializes in private equity, and he has expertise in all aspects of private equity, including, fund formation, legal due diligence in anticipation of acquisitions by PE funds of portfolio companies, portfolio and investment structuring, regulatory approvals, management incentives, recapitalisations, co-investment arrangements, disposal of portfolio companies and other exit strategies. 


  • BSocSci (Politics and Sociology) (University of Cape Town)
  • LLB (University of the Western Cape) 
  • Admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa