Jannie de Villiers

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Location: Johannesburg

Tel: +27 11 535 8193

Fax: +27 11 535 8793

Email: jdevilliers@werksmans.com


Jannie de Villiers is a Director advising in the Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions and Mining practice areas. He specialises in mergers & acquisitions; commercial property transactions; shareholder arrangements; joint ventures; share incentive schemes; black economic empowerment transactions; the drafting of various commercial agreements; and international transactions. Jannie holds a BAcc from Stellenbosch University and an LLB from the University of Cape Town.

  • Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mining, Environmental & Resources
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Joint ventures
  • Share incentive schemes
  • Black economic empowerment transactions
  • The drafting of various commercial agreements
  • Due diligence investigations
  • International transactions


Advised / Represented / Acted on behalf of:

  • Ichor Coal N.V in its subscription for 29.99% of the shares in Universal Coal plc
  • Clover Ltd in relation to the transfer of the manufacturing, packaging, marketing, distribution business of Clover to DFSA and related products
  • Epiroc South Africa (Pty) Ltd in various commercial transactions
  • JCI Mining (Pty) Ltd in various joint venture and mining related transactions Blue Mining (Pty) Ltd in various mergers and acquisitions as well as general commercial transactions
  • Overlooked Colliery (Pty) Ltd in various mergers and acquisitions as well as general commercial transactions
  • Investec Ltd and Investec Property Fund Ltd in various commercial property transactions
  • BAcc (Stellenbosch University)
  • LLB (University of Cape Town)
  • 2011: Senior Associate, Werksmans
  • 2013: Director, Werksmans