More about: Elliott Wood
  • Banking & Finance (including acquisition and leverage finance, aviation finance, corporate finance)
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Structured finance
  • Syndicated and bilateral financing structures
  • International transactions
  • Acquisitions and management/leverage buy-outs
  • Restructuring of corporate entities
  • BCom LLB (University of the Witwatersrand)
  • Higher Diploma in Company Law (cum laude) (University of the Witwatersrand)
  • Certificate in Sports Law (cum laude) (Rand Afrikaans University)
  • Certificate in Financial Markets and Banking Law (University of the Witwatersrand)
  • Aviation Finance Course (Frankfurt 2013)
  • 2006: Director, Werksmans
  • Named as a recommended lawyer in Banking and Finance by Legal500 (2014-2018);
  • Served on EXCO at Werksmans
  • Served on the PSC (hiring committee at Werksmans);
  • Lectured on occasion at both Rand Afrikaans University and Pretoria University as part of their Sports Law Courses
  • Updated and revised certain chapters of Butterworths' Forms and Precedents
  • Author of the chapter "Corporate Governance in Sport" in the book "Introduction to Sports Law in South Africa" edited by R Cloete, Butterworths, 2005.
  • Advised various banks in respect of various transactions from time to time
  • Advised Vantage Capital in regards to the provision of an expansion capital facility to Vumatel
  • Advised Vantage Capital in regards to the provision of a debenture facility of N$80 million to United Africa Group
  • Advised Mix Telematics Limited in respect of their listing on the NYSE
  • Advised SAA on the financing of part of its new fleet
  • Advised Diamondcorp Plc in regards to its issuance of shares and convertible bonds
  • Advised various private equity firms in respect to various transactions, both acquisitions and disposals
  • Assisted various other corporates (listed and non-listed) in respect of capital raising – both debt and equity