Webber Wentzel

Key Contact Person and Designation Emma Miller (Business Development Manager) / Nicole Paige (Head of the Private Equity Sector)
Physical Address 90 Rivonia Road , Sandton , 2196
Telephone +27 (0)11 530 5000
E-mail Emma.Miller@webberwentzel.com / nicole.paige@webberwentzel.com
Website www.webberwentzel.com
Type of Firm
  • Law Firm
BEE Ownership None of the above
Company Description Our expert advice covers the entire lifecycle, from fund formation to transactional (M&A), tax, exchange control, restructuring, financing, projects etc. Our tax specialists are an integral part of our team, ensuring the efficient structuring of vehicles and deals, and maximising returns for our clients. We advise local and international private equity and venture capital houses looking to raise funds for deployment in South Africa and Africa generally, and for limited partners looking to invest in those funds. Our fund formation and international tax experts work together ensuring the most efficient structuring for funds investing across Africa, taking into consideration legal, risk, tax and exchange control considerations of the fund managers and limited partners. We also assist with structuring the efficient participation of the private equity executives. We advise on all types of investments and exits, including start-up and early stage investments, development capital, all forms of buy-out (including secondary buyouts), public to privates, follow-on acquisitions, exits by way of sale to trade or financial buyers or by means of an IPO, recapitalisations and debt restructurings. Drawing on our multi-disciplinary expertise, we design and manage all aspects of an acquisition, disposal, investment or divestment to ensure the best outcomes for clients.