Corporate / transaction advisory & commercial

Change is a constant – more so now than ever before. Change brings opportunity, risk and disruption which should be embraced. A fast-paced interconnected world requires fresh thinking combined with a depth of experience.

We work closely with our clients and experts to use change to create solutions for complicated corporate transactions.


We have advised on some of the more significant M&A and corporate finance transactions in South Africa.


Corporate/transaction advisory & commercial expertise includes:


  • Private equity transactions

  • Corporate restructuring and unbundling

  • Equity capital

  • Debt capital

  • Mergers and acquisitions

  • Joint ventures

  • Take-overs

  • Management buy-outs

  • Schemes of arrangement

  • Due diligence investigations (corporate, corporate governance, commercial, tax, labour, statutory and regulatory)

  • All aspects of black economic empowerment transactions

  • Statutory and regulatory advice for listed and unlisted companies including exchange control, competition and listings requirements of the JSE Limited.


“Continues to solidify its position in the corporate market, regularly representing clients looking to invest and establish operations in the country. Industry expertise cuts across sectors including manufacturing, telecoms, agriculture and healthcare. Noted for its strong track record advising private equity houses, with further expertise in BEE transactions.


"They are always available and have vast experience. They are always responsive and they know OUR business very well."


"They have very strong technical skills and knowledge. Jeff Buckland is noted for his impressive technical abilities, with particular recognition for his work in the private equity space."


Chambers Global

Key contacts

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Jeff Buckland

Director, Head of Corporate & Chairman of the Management Board



+27 11 286 6900

Practice area:

Corporate governance, Corporate / transaction advisory & commercial