M&A and Corporate Finance
We advise on the full spectrum of corporate finance transactions (including listings, equity offerings, de-listings and share buy-backs) and all types of corporate transactions (including takeovers, acquisitions and joint ventures) and provide advice on all regulatory aspects of transactions. We also advise on the tax consequences and structuring of all types of corporate transactions and have particular expertise in tax relating to financial institutions. We have strong and enduring relationships with independent firms across Africa, including firms in 8 of the 15 member states of the Southern African Development Community. We regularly work with these firms to deliver a seamless service to clients making cross-border acquisitions or entering into joint ventures.
Francois Marais is a director at Glyn Marais, his main practice areas are corporate finance, acquisition finance and general commercial. Francois has been consistently recognised in international ratings, he was recommended by PLC Which lawyer? in the areas of banking and finance, corporate and mergers and acquisitions, he was also recognised as a leading lawyer by IFLR1000 in the areas of capital markets and mergers and acquisitions. The Legal 500 also recommended Francois in the areas of banking and finance, corporate and mergers and acquisitions, similarly he was recommended by Chambers and Partners in the areas of corporate mergers and acquisitions and in the Best Lawyers 2014 review as a leading lawyer in the areas of corporate law and mergers and acquisitions law.