More about: Ze’ev Blieden
  • Corporate finance and structuring
  • International transactions
  • Listings/flotations
  • Leveraged and managed buy-outs
  • Securities law
  • Public offerings and private placements
  • Private equity
  • Black economic empowerment transactions
  • Distressed company transactions and restructuring
  • BA LLB (with distinction) (University of the Witwatersrand)
  • Certificate in Advanced Company Law I and II
  • 2016: Director, Werksmans
  • Represented all the South African banks and the PIC, as new investors, in the restructuring of African Bank
  • Represented Edcon in its debt restructuring, including the 2019 note exchange offer
  • Acted for the consortium of empowerment parties (led by Brimstone) in Grinrod's black economic empowerment transaction and capital raising
  •  Acted for AngloGold Ashanti in a vendor driven process to sell their Namibian operations, with an eventual sale to QKR Corporation
  • Acted for Goldfields in the unbundling by Goldfields of various of its South African assets into, and the listing of, Sibanye Gold
  • Acted for AngloGold Ashanti in relation to the acquisition of First Uranium's South African assets
  • Acted for the Public Investment Corporation in relation to the reorganisation of AfriSam
  • Acted for Brimstone Investment Corporation in relation to the unbundling of their interest in Life Healthcare, the listing of Life Healthcare and the separate listing of Health Strategic Investments
  • The demerger of Liberty International into Capital & Counties and Capital Shopping Centres
  • Liberty International rights offer
  • Pallinghurst placement and claw back offer