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White & Case LLP

4TH FLOOR, TOWER 2, 102 RIVONIA ROAD, SANDTON, JOHANNESBURG 2196, SOUTH AFRICA
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Work +27 11 341 4000
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Fax +27 11 327 1900
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http://www.whitecase.com

South Africa

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 3

White & Case LLP

White & Case LLP is recognised for energy financings, including transactions involving South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa jurisdictions. Acquisition finance and real estate finance are also key features of the practice. The Johannesburg office is able to tap into the international resources and expertise of the firm and leverage its connections to domestic and international lenders, including DFIs. The office advised four South African banks on the R1.8bn syndicated acquisition funding to Fidelity Security Services to support the security solutions provider’s acquisition of ADT South Africa from New York-listed Tyco. The team provides a β€˜brilliant and consistent service’, with Joz Coetzer commended for his β€˜technical and business skills’, β€˜brilliant solutions’ and β€˜clear and succinct advice’; Craig Whitley is equally highly regarded. Gareth Hodder has transferred from London to boost the office’s energy expertise and Muzi Kubeka has also joined from Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 4

White & Case LLP

White & Case LLP showcased its corporate and corporate finance expertise in advising International Housing Solutions on its R1bn listing, the first residential real estate investment trust to be listed on the JSE. Joz Coetzer is β€˜brilliant’ and Kabelo Dlothi is praised for his company law expertise.

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Projects and infrastructure
Projects and infrastructure - ranked: tier 2

White & Case LLP

White & Case LLP’s Johannesburg office has gained a significant market share of South African projects and has achieved further success in sub-Saharan Africa. Gareth Hodder has transferred from London to bolster an office that teamed up with London colleagues to advise the lenders on the project financing of a 630MW coal baseload IPP project in South Africa; it is the largest ever project financing in South Africa at over R20bn. Joz Coetzer and Craig Whitley are also recommended. Muzi Kubeka has joined from Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 3

White & Case LLP

White & Case LLP has a mixture of finance and investment work with the firm noted for its advice to IFC on a series of deals across Africa, its advice to REITs on local their local IPOs, and for advising a number of local real estate funds on investments into Europe. Quintin du Plessis is the key partner.

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