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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

1 PROTEA PLACE, SANDTON, JOHANNESBURG 2196, SOUTH AFRICA
Tel:
Work +27 11 562 1000
Fax:
Fax +27 11 562 1111
Email:
Web:
www.cliffedekkerhofmeyr.com
Cape Town, Johannesburg

Deon Wilken

Tel:
Work +27 11 562 1096
Email:
Web:
www.cliffedekkerhofmeyr.com/en/people/deon-wilken.html
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Work Department

Banking and Finance.

Position

Deon Wilken is Director and National Practice Head in the Finance and Banking practice, He is a finance and banking law specialist with several years of banking and finance law experience, Deon has assisted numerous financiers and borrowers in debt raising transactions in the project, export and acquisition finance fields. Deon's other areas of expertise are Financial Markets & Securities Law and Banking Law and Credit Law.

Career

Deon began his career at Adams & Adams as a Candidate Attorney in 1998 in the Commercial and Tax department. In 1999, Deon moved to Cliffe Dekker Fuller Moore. He was made an Associate in 2000. Deon was promoted to Senior Associate in 2001. In 2003, Deon was made a Director at Cliffe Dekker Inc, now Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr in 2008.

Member

Law Society of the Northern Provinces

Education

BA. Law, LLB.LLM (Commercial Law & Tax) at the University of Stellenbosch.


South Africa

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr remains noted for preference share fundings, derivatives, structured lending and bank regulatory matters. It advised Harmony Gold on a $200m equity take out bridge loan facility to fund part of the acquisition of the Moab Khotsong and Great Noligwa Mines from Anglo Gold Ashanti. Deon Wilken heads the department, which also includes seasoned figure Ludwig Smith, DCM specialist Pierre Swart and derivatives expert Bridget King.

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