NOZIPHO BHENGU

Director

More about: Nozipho Bhengu
  • Commercial transactions
  • Corporate finance
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Acquisition and project finance
  • Renewable energy projects
  • Group restructurings and reorganisations
  • Corporate governance
  • Procurement in the public sector
  • Due diligence investigations
  • Advised various developers, consortium in 2010 to 2014 in connection with bid preparation and submission of bids in respect of the Renewable Energy Independent Producers' Programme (REIPP) issued by the South African Department of Energy.
  • Provided advice to various developers in connection with the RFP requirements for REIPP.
  • Advised the Public Investment Corporation as a shareholder of the Jasper project company in respect of the development, construction, maintenance and financing of a 75MW photovoltaic solar energy power plant in North West Kimberley in 2011 and 2012 and achieving financial close in respect of that project.
  • Advised the Public Investment Corporation as a shareholder of the Solar Capital De Aar project company in respect of the development of a 75MW solar capital photovoltaic solar energy power plant in North West Kimberley and achieving financial close in respect of that project.
  • Advised Cobra Energy as s shareholder in the Ilanga 1 (Karoshoek) project company in respect the development, construction, maintenance and financing of a 100MW CSP power plant in Karoshoek, Northern Cape and achieving financial close in respect of that project.
  • Advised the Public Investment Corporation and the Industrial Corporation of South Africa Limited in respect of the development and financing of the Kiaat private hospital in Mpumalanga and achieving financial close in respect of that project.
  • Advised the Public Investment Corporation in respect of the development and financing of the Botshilu private hospital in Mpumalanga and achieving financial close in respect of that project.
  • Advised South African Airways on the sale, leaseback and delivery of 6 A320 aircraft in 2014. 
  • Advised Clover on the restructuring and listing of Clover SA Limited.
  • Advised Northam on the Unbundling and acquisition of Mvelaphanda Resources Limited by Northam Limited by way of a scheme of arrangement. 
  • Advised on the acquisitions by SAB Limited of businesses in Nigeria and Ghana.

Nozipho Bhengu Career:

  • BA LLB (University of KZN)
  • 2011: Director, Werksmans
  • Advised various developers, consortium in 2010 to 2014 in connection with bid preparation and submission of bids in respect of the Renewable Energy Independent Producers' Programme (REIPP) issued by the South African Department of Energy.
  • Provided advice to various developers in connection with the RFP requirements for REIPP.
  • Advised the Public Investment Corporation as a shareholder of the Jasper project company in respect of the development, construction, maintenance and financing of a 75MW photovoltaic solar energy power plant in North West Kimberley in 2011 and 2012 and achieving financial close in respect of that project.
  • Advised the Public Investment Corporation as a shareholder of the Solar Capital De Aar project company in respect of the development of a 75MW solar capital photovoltaic solar energy power plant in North West Kimberley and achieving financial close in respect of that project.
  • Advised Cobra Energy as shareholder in the Ilanga 1 (Karoshoek) project company in respect the development, construction, maintenance and financing of a 100MW CSP power plant in Karoshoek, Northern Cape and achieving financial close in respect of that project.
  • Advised the Public Investment Corporation and the Industrial Corporation of South Africa Limited in respect of the development and financing of the Kiaat private hospital in Mpumalanga and achieving financial close in respect of that project.
  • Advised the Public Investment Corporation in respect of the development and financing of the Botshilu private hospital in Mpumalanga and achieving financial close in respect of that project.
  • Advised the Public Investment Corporation in an acquisition of an equity stake in Siyanda Recourses Group.
  • Advised South African Airways on the sale, leaseback and delivery of 6 A320 aircraft in 2014. 
  • Advised South African Airways in an aircraft financing transaction in respect of the A320 aircraft in 2015. 
  • Advised the Industrial Development Corporation in subscribing for preference shares in a preference share facility.
  • Advised Clover on the restructuring and subsequent listing of Clover SA Limited.
  • Advised Northam on the Unbundling and acquisition of Mvelaphanda Resources Limited by Northam Limited by way of a scheme of arrangement. 
  • Advised on the acquisitions by SAB Limited of businesses in Nigeria and Ghana.