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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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www.whitecase.com

South Africa

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 3

White & Case LLP

White & Case LLP continues to impress in acquisition finance, real estate finance and restructuring. The team advised Nedbank and Absa Bank on the refinancing of Tharisa Mineral Resources’ project finance facility. Joz Coetzer and Craig Whitley are key partners along with newly promoted partner Quintin du Plessis.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

White & Case LLP

White & Case LLP's standing was significantly bolstered by the hire of 'superb lawyer' Gary Felthun, a leader in mining and private equity deals, and a team from ENSafrica. Immediately prior to joining the firm, Felthun advised Imperial Group on its disposal of its Regent Insurance Group business to the Hollard Insurance Group. On joining the global firm, his 'very professional' and 'extremely diligent' team represented The Carlyle Group on its acquisition of a majority shareholding in CMC Networks, Africa’s largest managed connectivity provider. Kabelo Dlothi provides further expertise in BEE transactions, private equity and 'has a thorough understanding of M&A processes and is very professional'.

Leading individuals

Gary Felthun - White & Case LLP

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Mining
Mining - ranked: tier 4

White & Case LLP

White & Case LLP has established a leading mining M&A presence with the hire of Gary Felthun and a team from ENSafrica. Joz Coetzer provides additional mining sector debt and project finance expertise. He also advised Petra Diamonds Limited on its $178m rights issue.

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Projects and infrastructure
Projects and infrastructure - ranked: tier 2

White & Case LLP

White & Case LLP's Johannesburg office is a major player in oil and gas across Africa, including deals in Nigeria, Ghana and Egypt. The team has market leading expertise in oil and gas EPC contracts, M&A and reserve-based lending. The practice is also building its presence in southern and East African mid-sized renewables projects. Gareth Hodder is a leading oil and gas lawyer and was part of a multi-office team that advised the sponsors on a $1bn financing for 30 oil fields across 12 oil mining leases under the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s oil debt programme. Craig Whitley and Joz Coetzer are outstanding project finance experts.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 3

White & Case LLP

White & Case LLP handles a mix of finance and investment work. It advised Nedbank on the refinancing of Rebosis Property Fund and acted for the lenders on the refinancing of listed REIT Attacq's existing loans. Quintin du Plessis is the lead partner.

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