Willie Oosthuizen

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Director

Location: Cape Town

Tel: +27 21 405 5105

Fax: +27 11 535 8502

Email: woosthuizen@werksmans.com

ABOUT

Director Willie Oosthuizen advises in the Competition; Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions; and Financial Services Regulation practice areas. He specialises in securities law; black economic empowerment transactions; corporate finance and structuring; corporate governance; listings/flotations; leveraged and management buy-outs private equity; public offerings and private placements; employee incentive schemes; and competition law. He advises in a range of matters such as the incorporation of private companies and memoranda of incorporation; the sale of businesses as going concerns; the sale of share transactions; and the drafting of various commercial agreements (including leases, partnerships, joint ventures, distribution agreements, management agreements; and transaction-specific agreements.)

  • Competition
  • Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Securities law 
  • Black economic empowerment transactions
  • Corporate finance and structuring
  • Corporate governance
  • Listings/flotations
  • Leveraged and management buy-outs
  • Private equity
  • Public offerings and private placements
  • Employee incentive schemes
  • Competition law

 

  • The incorporation of private companies and memoranda of incorporation
  • Sale of a businesses as going concerns
  • Sale of share transactions
  • Drafting various commercial agreements, including leases, partnerships, joint ventures, distribution agreements, management agreements, loan agreements and transaction specific agreements
  • Drafting various shareholder and board resolutions
  • All aspects of mergers and acquisitions
  • Aspects of competition law 
  • Corporate finance and structuring
  • Corporate governance including the King Code
  • Franchise agreements

 

  • BA (Rand Afrikaans University)
  • LLB (Rand Afrikaans University) 
  • LLM (University of South Africa)
  • 1999: Partner, Jan S. de Villiers
  • 2009: Director, Werksmans

 

  • Head up a team which regularly advises on deals involving listed companies
  • Advised on the sale of the various MWEB business divisions to Internet Solutions (division of Dimension Data)
  • Advised on the sale of the Kalahari business division
  • Legal advisor in respect of the JSE listing of Novus Holdings Limited