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ENSafrica

1 NORTH WHARF SQUARE, LOOP STREET, FORESHORE, CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
Tel:
Work +27 21 410 2500
Email:
Web:
www.ENSafrica.com
Accra, Alexandra, Cape Town, Dar es Salaam, Durban, Johannesburg and 8 more

Julius Oosthuizen

Tel:
Work +27 21 410 2500
Email:
ENSafrica

Work Department

Corporate Commercial

Position

Director

Career

Julius Oosthuizen is a director at ENSafrica in the corporate commercial department.

He specialises in mergers and acquisitions, where he has been involved in every aspect of the process, from the provision of structuring advice, conducting and managing due diligence investigations, to contract negotiation and drafting. He has extensive experience in the drafting of commercial contracts, either in the context of mergers and acquisitions, or as stand-alone transactions.

He has acted for a range of clients in corporate transactions, and has particular experience in cross-border transactions, mergers and acquisitions within the financial services sector and corporate actions in listed environments. Julius has been involved in successful and potential transactions in such diverse jurisdictions as the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, India, Indonesia, Botswana and Rwanda.

Julius’ further experience includes general corporate, retail and IT law.

Education

BComm (cum laude) (University of Stellenbosch); LLB (University of Stellenbosch) LLM (summa cum laude) (University of Notre Dame, USA); and Admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa.


South Africa

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

ENSafrica's sheer size, depth of senior resources and commitment to Africa coverage makes it a go-to firm for domestic and cross-border deals. The team 'combines outstanding technical expertise and experience with a highly responsive attitude', and senior members are 'very experienced, with excellent technical skills and seasoned judgement'. A group led by Julius Oosthuizen advised Sanlam Emerging Markets on Sanlam General Insurance Uganda's proposed acquisition of Lion Assurance, the Ugandan Insurer. 'Real gentleman' Michael Katz has virtually unrivalled connections in South Africa and Ian Hayes is another premier dealmaker. Doron Joffe and Cape Town's Koos Pretorius are also top practitioners, while Lydia Shadrach-Razzino is a key name for private equity transactions. Former director Gary Felthun has joined White & Case LLP.

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