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Dean Rose

Dean Rose

Senior Associate | Banking and Finance
mobile +27 72 275 0463

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practical experience

Dean Rose is a Senior Associate in ENSafrica’s Banking and Finance department. He specialises in corporate and project finance and debt capital markets.

He has acted for a range of domestic and international clients, including corporates, banks, development finance institutions, state-owned entities and other regulated financial services institutions.

Dean’s experience includes assisting financial institutions with raising finance and the granting of loans. He has acted for borrowers and lenders in secured and unsecured domestic and cross-border financing transactions (ranging from construction and property financings to Islamic financings), and assisted corporates and banks with debt restructures and corporate reorganisations.

In addition, Dean’s experience includes advising issuers, arrangers and managers/dealers on the establishment of DMTN and EMTN programmes, and on issuances of high-yield, asset‑backed and regulatory-capital qualifying instruments. He has assisted with a number of US Reg S only and Reg S/144A issuances, and with the listing of the world’s largest platinum- and palladium-backed exchange-traded funds.

Dean is recognised as a leading/recommended lawyer by:

  • IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate Guide 2022 - Rising Star

area of expertise



  • BCom (Stellenbosch University)
  • LLB (cum laude) (Stellenbosch University)
  • Admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa