Marco specialises in Company Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, private equity transactions, corporate restructuring, corporate governance and regulatory affairs, corporate advice, commercial litigation, shareholder dispute resolutions and general commercial work. Marco has acted for local, international, listed, unlisted and multinational clients across a variety of sectors, including in the private equity, financial services, entertainment, freight and logistics, mining, healthcare, technology and property sectors.

Marco’s experience includes advising clients on Corporate and Commercial matters including acquisitions and group restructurings, as well as on the drafting and negotiation of various commercial documentation such as sale of shares and business agreements, subscription agreements, shareholders agreements, memoranda of incorporation, commercial lease agreements and service level agreements. His experience also includes instituting and defending Commercial Litigation on behalf of clients, as well as providing clients with legal opinions and advice on South African legislation such as the Companies Act, 2008.


Engagements

Marco’s engagements include the following:

  • advisor to a Chinese multinational company in the security and surveillance industry in relation to its business affairs in South Africa

  • the acquisition by global logistics client Panalpina Global Logistics of SkyServices;

  • the acquisition by Enterprise Outsourcing Group of the technology managed business of PwC

  • advising a US listed company in the energy sector in relation to the disposal of its business and assets in South Africa

  • advising Sibanye Gold Limited on the acquisition of technology based assets in South Africa;

  • advisor to prominent private equity firms on strategic investments and restructurings in various sectors;

  • advisor to notable companies in the logistics and bulk commodities sector in relation to commercial business dealings in Sub-Saharan Africa


Education

  • B.Com, University of Pretoria (2009)

  • LLB (Dean’s Merit List), University of Pretoria (2011)

  • LLM, University of South Africa (2017)

  • Admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa


Accomplishments

  • Member of the Golden Key International Honour Society

  • Member of the Corporate Counsel Association of South Africa


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