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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

Pierre Swart

Tel:
Work +27 (0)11 562 1717
Email:
Web:
www.cliffedekkerhofmeyr.com/en/people/pierre-swart.html#tab-credentials
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Work Department

Finance and Banking

Position

Pierre Swart is a Director in our Finance & Banking practice. He specialises in the complete spectrum of DCM and global finance activities, advising on DCM products, trade and commodity finance and the establishment of market infrastructures. Pierre was the lead partner in establishing the first bond programme for a Chinese issuer in South Africa (Bank of China Limited, Johannesburg Branch) and setting up the second ever central securities depository in South Africa for Granite Central Securities Depository Pty Ltd. He was also the lead partner in advising 4 Africa Exchange Pty Ltd with its successful application for a stock exchange licence in South Africa.

Career

In 2015 Pierre joined Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr as a Director.

Member

  • Law Society for the Northern Provinces
  • South African Securitisation Forum

Education

  • BCom, LLB, University of Port Elizabeth
  • LLM - Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law, University of South Africa
  • Higher Diploma, Tax, University of Johannesburg


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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