More about: Jared Nickig
  • Takeovers, mergers & acquisitions
  • Corporate reorganisations
  • Corporate governance
  • Bachelor of Arts (Wits)
  • LL.B. (Wits)
  • LL.M. (Wits)
  • LL.M. (Harvard)
  • 2012: Director, Werksmans
  • Admitted to practise as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa (Gauteng)
  • Graduated with distinction and ranked among the top students in his class for both his LL.B. and LL.M. degrees at the University of the Witwatersrand
  • Advised Genesis Capital Partners (Pty) Ltd on its acquisition of a 30% stake in Pefaco International Plc
  •  Advised Heaven-Sent Capital Management Group Co., Ltd on its acquisition of the JSE-listed gold mining company, Village Main Reef Ltd
  • Advised Real Foods (Pty) Ltd on its acquisition of the Kauai group of companies
  • Advised Glencore Xstrata Plc on its recent secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange
  • Advised a Chinese Consortium comprising of Hebei Iron & Steel Group Co. Ltd, Tewoo Group Co. Ltd, General Nice Development Ltd and China-Africa Development Fund Co. Ltd in their acquisition of Rio Tinto and Anglo American's 74.5% stake in Palaborwa Mining Company Ltd
  • Advised Jinchuan Group Ltd on its provision of a 350 million US Dollar lending facility to Wesizwe Platinum Ltd
  • Advised Pacorini Metals AG in its acquisition of a 70% stake in Access Freight Group (Pty) Ltd
  • Advised Eqstra Holdings Ltd on its hostile takeover bid for the entire issued share capital of Protech-Khuthele Ltd
  • Advised RACEC Group Ltd in its takeover by Grindrod Holdings (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd and its subsequent delisting from the JSE
  • Advised Avusa Ltd in its takeover by a consortium including Mvela Holdings Ltd
  • Advised Glencore International AG on its acquisition of a 74% stake in Optimum Coal Holdings Ltd and the subsequent delisting of Optimum Coal Holdings Ltd from the JSE
  • Advised Glencore International AG on its acquisition of a 50.3% stake in Umcebo Mining (Pty) Ltd