M&A and Corporate Finance
Fasken Martineau is a leading international business law and litigation firm. We have eight offices with more than 700 lawyers across Canada, the UK and South Africa. Our lawyers consistently receive accolades worldwide and earn hundreds of rankings each year from prestigious business and legal publications such as Chambers & Partners, International Financial Law Review (IFLR), The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Legal 500 and others. We are committed to providing creative, customized, cost-effective services to our clients in a broad range of national and international transactions in a variety of industries. Our numerous practice groups across the firm reflect the depth of experience and expertise in specialized legal areas and in specific industries. In addition to these focused practice groups, our commercial lawyers are well versed in related practice areas applicable across a broad spectrum of our clients’ business needs (such as cross-border transactions; mergers and acquisitions; and reorganizations).
Based in Fasken Martineau’s Johannesburg office, Dimitri is a dual qualified lawyer (South Africa and England) who has practiced in London and South Africa and whose practice is focused on cross border mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and regulatory work, primarily in the mining and resources sector. Dimitri has worked on transactions involving equity capital raisings on the JSE, TSX and London stock exchanges and on sophisticated cross border acquisitions and disposals. His expertise includes transaction structuring and implementation, including compliance with applicable securities laws and the regulatory aspects of transaction implementation. Dimitri also has extensive transactional experience in Anglophone and Francophone Africa and is familiar with the underlying legal risks involved. Dimitri’s clients include issuers, underwriters, corporate advisers and companies seeking to transact in Africa.